Junior Becca Huffer

Women's Golf Through First Round At Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic

April 1, 2011

Athens, Ga. – Through the first round of the 2011 Liz Murphey Classic, the University of Notre Dame women’s golf team is in 17th place after posting a 302 (+14) in the first 18 holes of the tournament at the University of Georgia Golf Course in Athens, Ga.

Senior-captain Katie Conway (Wading, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River) is in a tie for 42nd place and is leading the Irish after posting a 77 (+5) through the first round of play.

Junior Becca Huffer (Denver, Colo./Littleton), senior So-Hyun Park (Seoul, South Korea/Bradenton Preparatory Academy) and freshman Nicole Zhang (Calgary, Alberta/Bishop Carroll) are all tied for 59th place. The trio recorded a 78 (+6) through the initial 18 holes of play.

Freshman Kristina Nhim (Cypress, Calif./Cypress) has registered an 82 (+10) for 102nd place to begin the contest.

The tournament is following a scoring format that uses the best score from the top-four team members on each hole.

The Irish continue the three-day Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic Saturday with a shotgun start at 9:30 a.m.

Top-10 Team Scores:

1. Purdue (284/-4)

2. Alabama (286/-2)

3. Duke (291/+3)

3. Georgia (291/+3)

5. Florida State (293/+5)

6. Arkansas (294/+6)

6. Auburn (294/+6)

6. Virginia (294/+6)

6. Wake Forest (294/+6)

10. Kennesaw State (295/+7)

10. Oklahoma (295/+7)

Notre Dame Scores:

42. Katie Conway (77/+5)

59. Becca Huffer (78/+6)

59. So-Hyun Park (78/+6)

59. Nicole Zhang (78/+6)

102. Kristina Nhim (82/+10)