Oct 09, 2016

Bruins Win NWC Fall Classic

A Winning Tradition

  • Nine NCAA D-III National Championship Tournaments (2010-8th; 2011-12th; 2012-7th; 2013-4th; 2014-9th; 2015-6th; 2016-T-3rd; 2017-2nd; 2018 -3rd)
  • Nine Northwest Conference Champions (2010; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014; 2015; 2016; 2017; 2018)
  • Nine Top 25 National Rankings (2010-7th; 2011-7th; 2012-7th; 2013-5th; 2014-10th; 2015 - 2nd; 2016-2nd; 2017-1st; 2018-1st)
  • 10 straight winning seasons (2009-18)
  • 70 tournament wins in program's 10 seasons
  • Overall record of 729-186-1 in program's nine seasons (.796)
  • 14 All-Americans, 21 All-West Region players, 37 All-Conference players
  • Two PING National Player of the Year (Kelsey Morrison, 2013; Sydney Maluenda, 2015)
  • One WGCA National Freshman of the Year (Sydney Maluenda, 2014)
  • Nine NWC Players of the Year
  • Three West Region Coach of the Year awards (2009-10, 2015-16, 2016-17)
  • Five NWC Coach of the Year awards (2010-11, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17)
  • Six WGCA All-American Scholars, Three Academic All-District student-athletes
  • Five Academic All-Americans 

CRESWELL, Ore. --- The George Fox women's golf team came back from a one stroke deficit after Day One to win the Northwest Conference Fall Classic by 18 strokes, Sunday afternoon.

The Bruins won the Fall Classic with a team score of 605. The Bruins followed up their 312 Day One score with a blistering 293. Whitman came in second with a 623 total, while Lewis & Clark placed third at 631.

Sydney Maluenda led the Bruins with a 75-69-144 to win the tournament by four strokes. Maluenda was fabulous on Day Two, firing a 3-under 69 in the final round. This marks back-to-back wins for Maluenda, who recently won the Culturame Classic. Kristin Elich shot an 80-72-152 to finish fourth, while freshman Rachel Drgastin was right behind her in fifth with a 79-76-155. Madison Perry signed an 82-76-158 to place seventh and Iris Kawada finished T-Eighth with a 78-81-159.

All five Bruins finished in the Top 10.  

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will play next in the Concordia Invitational on Oct. 17-18 at Emerald Valley Golf Course.