Athas, Pinder Lead ISU in Waco
WACO, Texas – The Iowa State women's golf team concluded the first of three rounds at the Big 12 Championship Monday at the Ridgewood Country Club. The Cyclones fired a first-round score of 322 and stand in 12th place, two strokes behind Texas. 14th-ranked Texas A&M was off to quick start in defending its 2006 conference title, bolstered by Christa Spedding and last year's medalist Ashley Knoll, in second and third, respectively. 11th-ranked Oklahoma State, host 36th-ranked Baylor and Colorado trail the Aggies by eight strokes while Kansas' Amanda Costner was the only player to register a score under par, scoring a 71.