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MEXICO CITY -- Carlota Ciganda birdied three of the last six holes Thursday for a 5-under 67 and a share of the lead with playing partner Sarah Jane Smith in the Citibanamex Lorena Ochoa Invitational. Nike Air Max 90 Blue .Ciganda had a bogey-free opening round at Club de Golf Mexico.I really like this course, Ciganda said. I really like it because is really similar to my home course in Spain.The former Arizona State player won last month in South Korea for her first LPGA Tour title.I was home last week and I played four tournaments in Asia, so it was really nice to be home with my family, Ciganda said. I didnt practice at all. It was just resting and having fun, going out for dinner with friends. And I feel very mentally refreshed, because in Asia I was a little bit tired at the end. It is important how to manage all the tournaments and all the weeks you want to play.Smith played the back nine in 5-under 31 after bogeying Nos. 8 and 9 to make the turn at even par. The Australian is winless on the LPGA Tour.It makes a difference when you see it, Smith said about playing alongside Ciganda. I love playing with her, she is so nice and we always have fun, so it absolutely makes a difference.Mexican amateur Maria Fassi, a freshman at the University of Arkansas playing on a sponsor invite, was two strokes back at 69 along with South Koreas Chella Choi and Frances Karine Icher.I was feeling really good, Fassi said. I worked really hard on preparing for this tournament and on the first tee when they said my name I was nervous, I am not going to lie, but after I hit the fairway on the first tee, I was like, `OK you got it, just enjoy your round. And thats what I did. ... I was really solid off the tee. I gave myself a lot of opportunities to be a little bit more aggressive on my second shots.Michelle Wie opened with a 70. The 2009 winner in Guadalajara, shes also playing on a sponsor invite after failing to qualify for the 30-player event.Canadas Brooke Henderson, the highest-ranked player in the field at No. 7 in the world, had a double bogey in a 74. No. 14 Anna Nordqvist also struggled, making a double bogey in a 75. Nike Air Max 90 Black . The defence is doing its part, too. Drew Brees threw a pair of touchdown passes in the first half and the guys on the other side made sure that was enough, sending the Saints to a 17-13 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. Nike Air Max 90 White . The Cleveland Indians, Tampa Bay Rays, and Texas Rangers all won on Sunday meaning the Rangers will host the Rays in a play-in game on Monday. . LOUIS -- Mike Smith is used to facing plenty of shots, so this was nothing new. By Jeff Washburn, The Sports XchangeWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- If the performances match the mutual respect, Monday nights Gavitt Tipoff Games battle between reigning NCAA champion and No. 3 Villanova and No. 15 Purdue in Mackey Arena has the potential to be special.The Wildcats opened their season Friday night with an 88-48 victory against Lafayette, getting 17 points from Jalen Brunson, 16 from NCAA title game hero Kris Jenkins, 16 from sixth man Mikal Bridges and 13 from preseason All-American Josh Hart.Purdue also opened Friday night, crushing McNeese State 109-65, getting 23 points, 20 rebounds and six assists from power forward Caleb Biggie Swanigan, 22 points from 7-2 center Isaac Haas, 19 points and 11 rebounds from wing Vince Edwards and 18 points from explosive freshman guard Carsen Edwards -- no relation to Vince.Swanigan joined Blake Griffin and Ben Simmons as the only Division I college players in the past 10 years to amass at least 20 points, 20 rebounds and five assists in a single game.Villanova coach Jay Wright is well aware of Purdues front line skill, which compiled 64 points and 37 rebounds in the opener.Were going to find out Monday night, Wright said when asked about what to make of Swanigan, Haas and Vince Edwards. Were not going to play anybody bigger. Literally, I think they are the biggest team in the country. (Rebounding with Purdue) is going to be our next test. Were going to find out.Jenkins, whose 3-pointer beat North Carolina in the 2016 title game, respects this big and strong Purdue team.We have a team that is hungry and looking forward to our next game, Jenkins said. Purdue is going to be a big challenge for us.Swanigan knows Purdue caant afford a slow start against the Wildcats after McNeese State raced to a 19-14 lead before the Boilermakers countered with a 22-3 run. Nike Air Max 90 Grey. .We cant do that Monday night, or a team like Villanova gets up by 10 or more, Swanigan said.Vince Edwards knows what Purdue is facing in Villanova.We have the defending national champions coming in, and a team like that is very capable of taking a 10- or 15-point lead and then milking the clock to make it harder for a team to come back, Vince Edwards said. We know we cant dig ourselves another hole.Purdue coach Matt Painter respects Wright and what his program represents.They do a great job of playing hard, and they do a great job of guarding and keeping the ball in front of them, Painter said. They have good guards and good versatility. They just have great talent.The thing I love about this Gavitt Games setup is that people like Villanova normally dont want to come here and play us. This way, its built into the schedule. I have a lot of respect for the way Jay has built that program the right way.Villanova has won the only two previous meetings with Purdue -- once in the 1995 Wooden Classic in Anaheim, Calif., and again in 2012 in overtime in a game played in New Yorks Madison Square Garden.Purdue is 0-5 all-time against Top 5 non-Big Ten opponents in Mackey Arena, most recently dropping a 76-60 decision to No. 4 Duke on Dec. 2, 2008 when the Boilermakers -- led by current New Orleans Pelicans guard ETwaun Moore and former Minnesota Timberwolves forward Robbie Hummel -- were ranked No. 9. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '