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No. 4 Pepperdine in Fourth Place After First Round of Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational

Oct. 9, 2006

Redmond, Wash. -

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Freshman Misun Cho, making her collegiate debut, and junior Stephanie Gelleni, each carded 3-over par 75s on Monday to help the fourth-ranked Pepperdine women's golf team to a 14-over par score of 302 and a fourth-place standing after the opening round of the Washington Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational at the Sahalee Country Club in Redmond, Washington.

The Waves, who are making their 2006-07 season debut, are three shots behind Arizona State, which posted an 11-over par 301 and holds a two-shot advantage of New Mexico and Arizona after 18 holes. Both the Lobos and Wildcats are at 13-over par 303.

Pepperdine is fourth and is followed by Stanford, which is at 15-over par 303.

Cho and Gelleni are among a group of eight players tied for 11th, seven shots behind Stanford's Mari Chun, who opened with a 4-under 68. Chun has a one-shot lead over Washington State's Amy Eneroth who shot a 3-under 67. New Mexico teammates Jodi Ewart (71) and Py Bengtsson (72) are third and fourth, respectively. Four players are tied for seventh at 2-over par 74.

Pepperdine sophomore Jayvie Agojo and senior All-American Eileen Vargas are among a group of eight players tied for 19th with 4-over par scores of 76.

The tournament continues on Tuesday with second-round action beginning at 10 a.m. and concludes on Wednesday with tee times starting at 8 a.m.. All the action can be followed live on the Internet at www.golfstat.com.

T11. Misun Cho - 75
T11. Stephanie Gelleni - 75
T19. Jayvie Agojo - 76
T19. Eileen Vargas - 76
T63. Leanne Bowditch - 83