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Cal Poly Opens 2018-19 Season With 305 at Ron Moore Intercollegiate

Cal Poly Opens 2018-19 Season With 305 at Ron Moore Intercollegiate


DENVER, Colo. – The Cal Poly women's golf team opened the fall portion of its 2018-19 schedule with a 17-over-par 305 Friday at the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate hosted by Denver University at the Highlands Ranch Golf Course.

Coach Sofie Aagaard's Mustangs are tied for 12th place with Nebraska, 19 strokes behind first-round leader Colorado State. Kansas is second and Washington State third in the 16-team field.

Leading Cal Poly is freshman Elizabeth Scholtes as the Alameda High School graduate carded a two-over-par 74 on the 6,513-yard, par-72 course. Scholtes is tied for 17th place with nine other golfers, four strokes off the lead.

Saga Traustadottir of Colorado State and Amy Chu of Washington State share the first-round lead with two-under-par 70s, one stroke ahead of Erin Sargent of Wyoming and Samantha Hutchison of UC Davis. Six other golfers share fifth place with even-par 72s.

Cal Poly's other scoring golfers were Vanessa Wang with a 76 for 42nd place, Tiffany Cha with a 77 for 49th place and Sienna Scibird with a 78 for 63rd place.

Mallory Muehlbauer checked in with an 83 for 89th place.

Cal Poly was second in par-3 scoring at one over par but 15th in par-4 scoring and 16th in par-5 scoring. Scholtes was one under par on the par-3 holes, tied for third in the field, and carded four birdies, one off the tournament lead.

Second round will be played Saturday with the final round on Sunday.