Hong sits tied for 10th after first round of NJCAA Championship

Sophomore Desiree Hong is in the top 10 after the first round of the NJCAA Championship. She shot a six-over par 77 and is six shots off the leader. Photo by Rick Price.
Sophomore Desiree Hong is in the top 10 after the first round of the NJCAA Championship. She shot a six-over par 77 and is six shots off the leader. Photo by Rick Price.

The Pima Community College women's golf team kicked off play in the NJCAA National Championship on Monday at the Chateau Elan Golf Club in Duluth, GA.

The Aztecs shot a total of 387 and are in 16th place out of 18 teams.

Sophomore Desiree Hong (Sahuaro HS) shot a six-over par 77 for the round and is tied for 10th place in the individual standings. She is six shots off the leader.

Freshman Abby Miller (Ironwood Ridge HS) closed out her day shooting a 95 while sophomore Samantha Hacker finished with a 99. Freshman Julianna Perez (Tucson HS) shot a 116.

The Aztecs continue with the second round of play tomorrow.

See updated team and individual results on GolfStat