Mar 06, 2017

Bruins In 9th at Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout

A Winning Tradition

  • Eight NCAA D-III National Championship Tournaments (2010-8th; 2011-12th; 2012-7th; 2013-4th; 2014-9th; 2015-6th; 2016-T-3rd; 2017-2nd)
  • Eight Northwest Conference Champions (2010; 2011; 2012; 2013; 2014; 2015; 2016; 2017)
  • Eight Top 25 National Rankings (2010-7th; 2011-7th; 2012-7th; 2013-5th; 2014-10th; 2015 - 2nd; 2016-2nd; 2017-1st)
  • Nine straight winning seasons (2009-17)
  • 63 tournament wins in program's nine seasons
  • Overall record of 729-186-1 in program's nine seasons (.796)
  • 12 All-Americans, 18 All-West Region players, 32 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)
  • Eight 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 

VALLEJO, Calif. --- The No. 1-ranked George Fox women's golf team teed it up at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout Monday, as the Bruins took on a strong NCAA Division II field.

George Fox happened to be the only non-Div. II institution in the field of 14 teams, as nine of the 14 are currently ranked in the Top 40, according to Barry University is the No. 1 ranked team in NCAA Divi. II, while California Baptist is No. 6. Lynn University is the other team in the Top 20 at No. 13.

Cal Baptist leads the field after Day One with a team score of 295, while Barry is right behind with a score of 303. No. 26 Sonoma State is third with a 306. The Bruins shot a 326 on the day and are in ninth.

Sydney Maluenda posted the best score for the Bruins on the day with a 78 to sit at T-20th. Iris Kawada shot an 81 and is T-33rd, while Kristin Elich signed an 82 to take T-37th. Madison Perry is currently T-44th with an 85, and Rachel Drgastin shot a 92 to take T-67th.

Charlotte Puts of Barry University is leading the field of 77 players with a 1-under 71.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will finish Day Two Tuesday, March 6, with the first tee time going off at 7:30a.m.