May 7, 1998

DURHAM, N.C.–The NCAA Women’s Golf East Regional started first-round action on Thursday at the Duke Golf Club and is tied for 14th place.

SEC Champion Georgia leads the tournament with a 293, followed by Duke and LSU with a 297. Julia Boros of Georgia fired a 69 to lead the individual field, followed by teammate Reilley Rankin, the SEC Player and Freshman of the Year, with a 70.

Other SEC teams participating in the East Regional include Florida and Tennessee, which are tied for eighth with a 308; Auburn, tied for 10th with a 309; Kentucky, tied with Ole Miss for 14th with a 312; and Alabama, in 16th place with a 313.

Eight of the 19 teams and two individuals from the East Regional will advance to the NCAA Championship on May 20-23 in Madison, Wis., at the University Ridge Golf Course.

The East Regional will continue Friday and Saturday at 8 a.m. (EST).

Durham, N.C.

First Round Results

1. Georgia 293 T2. Duke 297 T2. LSU 297 4. Wake Forest 299 5. Ohio State 303 6. Indiana 304 7. Purdue 306 T8. Florida 308 T8. Tennessee 308 T10. Auburn 309 T10. Memphis 309 T10. Furman 309 13. North Carolina 311 T14. OLE MISS 312 T14. Kentucky 312 16. Alabama 313 17. Miami 314 18. Campbell 316 19. Minnesota 317