2009-10 PRESS RELEASES
July 27, 2010
Bruin Golfers Cameron and Mann Named to NGCA All-American Scholar D-III Team
NEWBERG, Ore. - Two members of the nationally-ranked George Fox University womens team, Mandy Cameron for the third time and Abby Mann for the first time, have been named to the NCAA Division III All-American Scholar Team for the 2009-10 season as announced recently by the National Golf Coaches Association.
May 29, 2010
WGF: Bruins Cap Best Year Yet with 8th-Place Finish in NCAA National Tournament
NEWBERG, Ore. - Capping off their best season in the four years of the program, the George Fox Bruins placed 8th in the NCAA Division III Women's Golf National Championships May 11-14 at the Mission Inn Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills , Fla.
May 25, 2010
WGF: ACADEMIC ALL-DISTRICT - Bruin Golfer Cameron Named to At-Large Second Team
NEWBERG, Ore. - As a key player on the nationally-ranked George Fox University womens golf team, Mandy Cameron has been named to the 2009-10 ESPN The Magazine / CoSIDA Academic All-District VIII College Division At-Large Second Team as voted on by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
May 17, 2010
WGF: NGCA AWARDS - Bruins Coach, Trio of Golfers Reap National, Regional Honors
NEWBERG, Ore. - Reaping the rewards of a highly-successful 2009-10 womens golf season, head coach MaryJo McCloskey and golfers Brianna Nap, Mandy Cameron, and Kelsey Morrison of George Fox University have received five different NCAA Division III honors as presented by the National Golf Coaches Association.
May 14, 2010
WGF: NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS - Bruins Shoot Final Days 3rd-Best Round to Finish 8th
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - Tying for the third-best score on the fourth and final day of competition, the George Fox University Bruins shot a 322 to finish eighth out of 20 teams in their first appearance in the NCAA Division III Womens Golf National Championships which concluded Friday here at the Mission Inn Resort Golf Course.
May 13, 2010
WGF: NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS - Bruins Slide Two Spots into Tie for 9th with One Day Left
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - Hoping to move up a spot or two after entering the third day of the NCAA Division III Womens Golf National Championships only two shots out of fifth, the George Fox University Bruins instead slipped back two places into a tie for ninth with a third-round 344 Thursday here at the Mission Inn Resort Golf Course.
May 12, 2010
WGF: NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS - Bruins Improve by 12 Strokes on 2nd Day to Climb to 7th
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - Showing a 12-stroke improvement over their play on Tuesday in their first-ever appearance in the NCAA Division III Womens Golf National Championships, the George Fox University Bruins shot a 337 and climbed four spots to seventh in the standings Wednesday here at the Mission Inn Resort Golf Course.
May 11, 2010
WGF: NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS - Bruins Standing 11th after First Day of Golf Nationals
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. - In the first taste of post-season action for the four-year-old George Fox University womens golf program, the youthful Bruins showed some first-time jitters as they shot an opening-round 349 Tuesday here at the Mission Hills Resort Golf Course and stand 11th in the NCAA Division III National Championships.
May 9, 2010
WGF: WHATS BRUIN - Bruins to Open First NCAA Golf Nationals Alongside #1 Methodist
NEWBERG, Ore. - It should not take the George Fox University womens golf team long to find out what it might take to win a national championship, as the Bruins are paired up with 12-time defending champion and No. 1-ranked Methodist College to start the NCAA Division III National Championships this week in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
May 3, 2010
WGF: Bruins Receive First Bid to NCAA Links Tournament in Only Fourth Season
NEWBERG, Ore. - In only their fourth season of intercollegiate competition, the George Fox University Bruins have been chosen to participate in the NCAA Division III Women's Golf National Tournament, according to official word sent from the NCAA Selection Committee Monday afternoon.
April 25, 2010
WGF: NWC TOURNAMENT - Bruins, Pirates Share NWC Crown after Bucs Win Final Event
PORTLAND, Ore. - In a neck-and-neck battle with Whitworth University on Sunday, the 6th-ranked George Fox University Bruins shot the best round of the year-ending Northwest Conference Womens Golf Championship Tournament but lost to the Pirates by three strokes here at the Heron Lakes Green Back Golf Course.
April 24, 2010
WGF: NWC CHAMPIONSHIP - Bruins 2nd by Four Strokes after First Day of NWC Event
PORTLAND, Ore. With a first-day score of 327, the George Fox University Bruins are in seventh place in the Northwest Conference Mens Golf Championship after Saturdays round here at the Heron Lakes Great Blue Golf Course, but with four other teams within nine points of them, the Bruins are hoping to move up on Sunday.
April 21, 2010
WGF: 6th-Ranked Bruins to Host Tailgater Party Saturday Before NWC Championship
NEWBERG, Ore. - As a prelude to the Northwest Conference Womens Golf Championship at Heron Lakes Golf Course in Portland on Apr. 24-25, the George Fox University Bruins, who are now ranked No. 6 nationally, will host their first annual Tailgater pre-event party Saturday from 9:00-11:00 a.m. in the parking lot at Heron Lakes.
April 15, 2010
WGF: Naps Win at NWC Spring Classic Garners BAA, NWC Golfer of the Week Honors
NEWBERG, Ore. - With her fifth tournament win of the 2009-10 season in the Northwest Conference Spring Classic on Apr. 10-11, Brianna Nap has been named the Bruin Athletic Association Womens Athlete of the Week as well as the NWC Womens Golf Student-Athlete of the Week for Apr. 5-11.
April 13, 2010
WGF: Rapid Growth of Bruins' Fledgling Program Attracts Attention of NCAA News
NEWBERG, Ore. - A George Fox University women's golf program that did not even exist four years ago has jumped into prominence this year with a No. 10 national ranking, and the Bruins' rapid growth is featured in this week's NCAA News.
April 11, 2010
WGF: NWC SPRING CLASSIC - No. 10 Bruins Storm Back to Add Spring Classic to Portfolio
YAKIMA, Wash. - Storming back from 10 strokes down after the first round to win by seven shots, the 10th-ranked George Fox University Bruins shot a 324 on Sunday afternoon here at the Apple Tree Golf Course to add the Northwest Conference Womens Golf Spring Classic to the NWC Fall Classic crown which they won back in October.
April 10, 2010
WGF: NWC SPRING CLASSIC - Bruins Hold Down 3rd Place after Day One of Spring Classic
YAKIMA, Wash. - Still within striking distance of front-running Whitworth University after a first-day score of 341, the George Fox University Bruins stand in third place, 10 strokes off the pace, after Saturdays opening-round action in the Northwest Conference Womens Golf Spring Classic here at the Apple Tree Golf Course.
April 1, 2010
WGF: NATIONAL POLL - Young Bruins Program Achieves Top 10 National Ranking
NEWBERG, Ore. - With seven wins in eight multi-team tournaments thus far during the 2009-10 womens golf season, the George Fox University Bruins continue to rise in the national rankings and are now tied for 10th in the nation, according to the third Golf World / NGCA Division III Coaches' Poll of the spring season that was released Thursday.
April 1, 2010
WGF: Cameron Named NWC Golfer of the Week after Medalist Honors in PLU Invitational
NEWBERG, Ore. - Taking medalist honors in the Pacific Lutheran University Invitational and leading her team to a first-place finish by 39 strokes, Mandy Cameron of George Fox University has earned the Northwest Conference Womens Golf Student-Athlete of the Week award for the week of Mar. 22-28.
March 28, 2010
WGF: PLU INVITATIONAL - Cameron Leads 15th-Ranked Bruins to 7th Event Title in 8 Tries
TUMWATER, Wash. - Led by medalist Mandy Camerons 78 on Sunday, the 15th-ranked George Fox University Bruins captured their seventh womens golf tournament title in eight events this season, winning by 39 strokes, as the two-day Pacific Lutheran University Invitational concluded here at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course.
March 27, 2010
WGF: PLU INVITATIONAL - Morrison Paces #15 Bruins to 19-Stroke Lead after First Day
TUMWATER, Wash. - Topped by Kelsey Morrisons co-leading 81, the 15th-ranked George Fox University Bruins placed four players among the top six and six among the top eight to take a 19-stroke lead after Saturdays round of the two-day Pacific Lutheran University Invitational womens golf tournament here at the Tumwater Valley Golf Course.
March 26, 2010
WGF: Nap Named NWC Womens Golfer of the Week after Winning Weekend in Arizona
NEWBERG, Ore. - Claiming her fourth tournament win this season, George Fox Universitys Brianna Nap led the 15th-ranked Bruins to victory over 7th-ranked Amherst College in the GFU Womens Spring Invitational in Peoria, Ariz., to earn the Northwest Conference Womens Golf Student-Athlete of the Week award for Mar. 15-21.
March 20, 2010
WGF: GFU SPRING INVITATIONAL - #15 Bruins Hang On to Squeeze Past #7 Lord Jeffs
PEORIA, Ariz. - A strong back nine enabled the George Fox University Bruins to hold off the hard-charging Amherst College Lord Jeffs in a down-to-the-wire four-stroke finish between the two nationally-ranked teams on the final day of the GFU Womens Spring Invitational golf tournament Saturday here at the Westbrook Village Golf Course.
March 19, 2010
WGF: GFU SPRING INVITATIONAL - #15 Bruins Lead #7 Lord Jeffs by 10 Strokes after Day 1
PEORIA, Ariz. - Led by Jill Westendorfs opening-round 75, the No. 15-ranked George Fox University Bruins lead the No. 7-ranked Amherst College Lord Jeffs by 10 strokes after the first day of play Friday in the George Fox Womens Spring Invitational golf tournament being held here at the Westbrook Village Golf Course.
March 5, 2010
WGF: Cameron Earns BAA Award for Medalist Honors in Pacific Spring Invitational
NEWBERG, Ore. - Mandy Cameron, who took medalist honors while leading the George Fox University Bruins to a huge win in the Pacific University Spring Invitational womens golf tournament Feb. 27-28 at the Quail Valley Golf Course in Banks, Ore., has been named the Bruin Athletic Association Womens Athlete of the Week for Feb. 22-28.
February 28, 2010
WGF: PACIFIC INVITATIONAL: Cameron Paces No. 17 Bruins to Big Win in Spring Opener
BANKS, Ore. - Led by medalist Mandy Cameron, the George Fox University Bruins, who are 17th in the latest Golf World NCAA Division III national rankings, placed four players in the top five slots and ran away with the Pacific University Spring Invitational womens golf tournament Saturday and Sunday here at the Quail Valley Golf Course.
December 7, 2009
WGF: NATIONAL POLLS - Bruins Climb to 18th in Golf World / WGCA D-III Final Fall Poll
NEWBERG, Ore. - After making their first appearance ever in the national rankings last month, the George Fox University womens golf team has climbed to two spots to 18th in the latest Golf World / Womens Golf Coaches Association NCAA Division III national poll - without even lifting a club.
November 19, 2009
WGF: NATIONAL POLLS - Bruins Ranked 20th in Latest Golf World / WGCA D-III Poll
NEWBERG, Ore. - After putting together an outstanding fall season, the George Fox University womens golf team is nationally ranked for the first time in the programs four-year history, holding down the 20th spot in the latest Golf World / Womens Golf Coaches Association NCAA Division III national poll.
October 21, 2009
Record-Setting Westendorf BAA Athlete of the Week for Oct. 12-18
NEWBERG, Ore. - A record-setting performance in leading the George Fox Bruins to the Northwest Conference Women's Golf Fall Classic championship has earned Jill Westendorf the Bruin Athletic Association Women's Athlete of the Week award for Oct. 5-11.
October 18, 2009
WGF: NWC FALL CLASSIC - Bruins Win Fall Classic Behind Westendorfs Record Round
PORTLAND, Ore. - Led by a record-setting round of 72 by freshman Jill Westendorf, the George Fox University Bruins rallied from eight strokes down after the first day to win the Northwest Conference Womens Golf Fall Classic by 12 strokes here at the Heron Lakes Golf Course on Saturday and Sunday.
October 16, 2009
WGF: Bruins Among National D-III Leaders with NWC Fall Classic Next
NEWBERG, Ore. - With the Northwest Conference Fall Classic coming up this weekend, the George Fox University Bruins have established themselves as one of the teams with a legitimate shot at the title, based upon some strong early-season play that has put them among the NCAA Division III national leaders in womens golf.
October 13, 2009
Bruins on The Golf Channel at the President's Cup
Four members of the George Fox women's golf team become TV stars as Phil Mickelson gives them a golf ball as a souvenir at the 2009 President's Cup in San Francisco. See the full story for a YouTube link to the Bruins on video.
October 11, 2009
WGF: DT MONTEREY INVITATIONAL - Bruins and Nap Finish 2nd in DT Tournament
SEASIDE, Calif. With Brianna Nap shooting a tournament-low round of 77, the George Fox University Bruins cut 10 strokes off their first-round team score but were unable to make up ground and finished second to the Academy of Art University as the DT Womens Monterey Invitational concluded Sunday here at the Black Horse Golf Course.
October 10, 2009
WGF: DT MONTEREY INVITATIONAL: Bruins in 2nd Place after First Day in Cal Event
SEASIDE, Calif. If the George Fox University Bruins are to make it 4-for-4 in womens golf tournaments this fall, they have a lot of ground to make up after finding themselves down by 18 strokes at the end of the first day of play in the DT Womens Monterey Invitational on Saturday here at the Black Horse Golf Course.
October 4, 2009
WGF: WHITMAN INVITATIONAL: Nap Paces Bruins to 3rd Tourney Win in Three Tries
PENDLETON, Ore. - Continuing their outstanding fall play, the George Fox University Bruins captured their third womens golf tournament in as many tries behind medalist Brianna Nap with a 22-stroke win in the Whitman College Invitational held Saturday and Sunday here at the Wildhorse Resort Golf Course.
September 30, 2009
WGF: Nap Repeats as Bruin Athletic Association Womens Athlete for Sept. 21-27
NEWBERG, Ore. - After setting yet another women's golf record with a score of 75 on Sept. 27, Brianna Nap has repeated as the Bruin Athletic Association Women's Athlete of the Week for Sept. 21-27.
September 27, 2009
WGF: PACIFIC INVITATIONAL: Bruins and Nap Both Win Pacific Tourney Going Away
BANKS, Ore. - Pulling away from the pack both individually and as a team, medalist Brianna Nap led the George Fox University Bruins to their second straight womens golf tournament championship as the Pacific University Invitational concluded Sunday afternoon here at the Quail Valley Golf Course.
September 26, 2009
WGF: PACIFIC INVITATIONAL: Nap Paces Bruins to Day One Lead in Pacific Invitational
BANKS, Ore. - Paced by a first-round 80 and a two-stroke individual lead by Brianna Nap, the George Fox University Bruins took a six-stroke lead over Linfield College after the first day of play in the Pacific University Invitational womens golf tournament Saturday afternoon here at the Quail Valley Golf Course.
September 19, 2009
GFU WOMENS INVITATIONAL: Bruins Take Top Four Spots to Win Own Tournament
NEWBERG, Ore. - Familiarity with one of the toughest courses in the state that happens to be their home venue paid off for the George Fox University womens golf team as the Bruins won the GFU Womens Invitational by 22 strokes Saturday afternoon here at the Chehalem Glenn Golf Course.
September 18, 2009
Bruins to Again Swing for the Cure at GFU Womens Invitational Saturday
NEWBERG, Ore. - In conjunction with their season-opening GFU Womens Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 19, the George Fox University womens golf team will be supporting this years Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, as they swing for the cure with a project to promote breast cancer awareness and fund cancer research.
September 9, 2009
Bruins Work at The Children's Course on Serve Day
As a part of George Fox University's annual "Serve Day", the Bruin men's and women's golf teams spent the day (Wednesday, Sept. 9) working at The Children's Course in Gladstone, Ore.
WGF: Record-Setting Nap Bruin Athletic Association Womens Athlete for Sept. 14-20
NEWBERG, Ore. - Record-setting Brianna Nap has been named the Bruin Athletic Association Women's Athlete of the Week for Sept. 14-20.