Despite losing three out of five starters, USC takes third place at first tournament.
Strong outings from Lizette Salas and Cyna Rodriguez move USC closer to the top.
Led by senior Lizette Salas, the Women of Troy finish day one in fifth with a 1-over-par 289.
Women of Troy produce furious comeback in Friday’s final round but lose to Purdue.
Play continues until Friday in this week’s NCAA championships for No. 3 USC.