KAILUA KONA, Hawaii — Three Oregon golfers shot their way into the top 12 to help lift the Ducks into a three-way tie atop the team leaderboard after Monday's first round of the Nanea Pac-12 Preview women's golf tournament.
Oregon, California and Southern California are tied for first at 3-under 289 in the three-day 12-team tournament with Colorado (290) and Stanford (291) not far behind. Oregon State (297) is tied for eighth with Arizona State.
Petra Salko led the Ducks with a 2-under 71 and is tied for ninth, four strokes behind leader Cindy Oh of California (67). Oregon's Tze-Han Lin and Amy Matsuoka are among a group tied for 12th at 72. Kathleen Scavo is tied for 21st at 74.
Olivia Benzin leads Oregon State and is tied for 16th with an even-par 73. Nicole Schroeder is tied for 21st at 74 while Ellie Slama and Mari Nishiura are tied for 28th at 75.