TCU in Title Contention in Puerto Rico
Feb. 10, 2013
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico -- Kortnie Maxoutopoulis, making her TCU debut, carded an even-par 72 and is tied for second individually to lead the Horned Frogs into a tie for second in the team standings after Sunday's opening round of the Lady Puerto Rico Classic.
Maxoutopoulis is a transfer from Rutgers, where she won two tournaments and was an All-Big East selection as a freshman last year.
A Pleasanton, Calif., native, Maxoutopoulis shot par on 15 holes and birdied two others. She was 2 under over her final 16 holes. Maxoutopoulis is tied for second with Auburn's Carlie Yadloczky, just two strokes off the pace set by Emily Tubert of Arkansas.
At 5-over 293, the Horned Frogs are tied for second with No. 6 Alabama. No. 12 Arkansas leads with a 291. The 15-team field features 11 programs ranked in the top 40.
Bonetti totaled a team-best four birdies, including three in a five-hole stretch. Nuutinen recorded par on 15 holes.
TCU freshman Maria Maymon is tied for 22nd with a 75. She had back-to-back birdies on the back nine.
Monday's second round will begin at 6 a.m. CST. Live scoring is available on www.Golfstat.com.