Posted with permission, article and pictures, from University of Hawaii Hilo
TUCSON, Ariz.–The UH Hilo women’s golf team is off to a great start at the West Texas A&M Desert Invite at the Canyon Course.
The Vulcans carded 319 (+31) in the first round of play that landed them eleventh in the 18-team tournament. UH Hilo has the possibility of moving up a couple slots, just three swings shy of the ninth and tenth place teams and six behind the two teams tied for seventh.
The invitational leader is currently Colorado Christian (+14) with host West Texas A&M and Academy of Art (+15) trailing closely behind.
The star in the day’s first round was Kaelyn Uchida. Uchida fired par (72), tying two other participants for second place. Uchida is three strokes behind the current first place individual, Anahi Servin (ART U).
The next highest finishing Vulcan was Tori Hironaga (T42, +8), Kailey Oki (T60, +11), Tia Kualii (T68, +12), and Carli Shimokihara (T82, +14).