Nuutinen leads Frogs in Sunday round at Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn

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    TCU shot a 322 and is in 17th place after Sunday’s opening round of the inaugural Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn.

    Rated as the nation’s fourth-toughest event for the 2011 spring season, The Battle at Rancho Bernardo Inn includes only top-50 ranked teams.

    Sanna Nuutinen, the lone freshman in TCU’s lineup, led the No. 33 Horned Frogs with a 77 and is tied for 43rd individually.

    TCU junior Brooke Beeler birdied two of her opening three holes en route to a team-best three birdies on the day. She finished with a 78.

    No. 2 UCLA leads the field with a 5-over-par 293. No. 25 UC Davis is one shot back at 294.

    Arizona State’s Giulia Molinaro sits atop the leader board after an opening-round 69, one stroke ahead of Purdue’s Laura Gonzalez. Only five of the 96 individuals shot below par.

    Monday’s second-round tee times are at 11 a.m. CDT. Live scoring is available at www.Golfstat.com.

    Team Scores

    1. UCLA – 293

    2. UC Davis – 294

    3. Purdue – 295

    4. Arizona State – 297

    5. USC – 299

    T6. Arizona – 303

    T6. Texas – 303

    8. UNLV – 304

    9. Auburn – 305

    10. California – 306

    T11. Oregon – 309

    T11. San Diego State – 309

    13. Georgia – 310

    14. Pepperdine – 311

    15. New Mexico – 312

    16. Denver – 314

    17. TCU – 322

    TCU Scores

    T43. Sanna Nuutinen – 77

    T56. Brooke Beeler – 78

    T77. Katy Cardno – 82

    T87. Melissa Loh – 85

    T87. Rachel Raastad – 85