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The UTEP women’s golf team is tied for 10th place after day one of the Conference USA Championship on Monday in Fort Myers, Fla.
The Miners shot a 19-over-par 307 over the opening 18 holes. Old Dominion tops the 11-team field with a one-over 289, with Middle Tennessee in second (292) and UAB in third (296).
UTEP’s Lily Downs is tied for 16th place, eight strokes off the individual leader. She carded a three-over-par 75 on Monday and led the Miners with three birdies. Sofia Castiello is tied for 26th place (76), Alisa Rodriguez and June Ting are tied for 35th place (78), and Abbie Anghelescu is tied for 52nd place (84).
Middle Tennessee’s Jenna Burris fired a five-under 67 on Monday and is first among 55 golfers.
The tournament continues with one round Tuesday and the final round on Wednesday.