Despite First Round Struggles OU remains in hunt, OSU’s Broze holds solid at home

Oklahoma struggled in the first round of the NCAA Women's Golf Championships at Karsten Creek in Stillwater on Friday.

The Sooners shot 19-over par, and are near the bottom of the field with some teams still on the course.

Valerie Tanguay was the best OU golfer, shooting a 75 to finish at 3-over par.

Julienne Soo shot a 76 for 4-over and Hannah Wood is 5-over par after a 77.

Oklahoma State's Emma Broze is competing as an individual, and shot 73 in the first round to finish at 1-over par, eight shots behind the individual leader, Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest, who shot 65 and is 7-under par, four ahead of the rest of the field.

The second round will be played Saturday.