Mar 07, 2017

Bruins Close Out 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 closed out the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout Tuesday, as the Bruins placed 10th in the tough NCAA Division II 14-team field.

Recap:
California Baptist University won the two day tournament with a 295-292-588 team score. They finished 17 strokes ahead of Sonoma State University, who shot a 306-299-605. Barry University, who is the No. 1 ranked team in Div. II shot a 303-306-609 to place third. The Bruins finished with a 326-323-649 to finish ahead of Concordia – OR, Cal State East Bay, St. Martin's University and Metro State University.

Sydney Maluenda led the Bruins with back-to-back 78's to combine for a 156 and take T-18th. Kristin Elich finished T-29th with an 82-79-161, while Iris Kawada signed an 81-82-163 to place T-37th. Madison Perry shot an 85-86-171 to take T-53rd and Rachel Drgastin ended with a 92-84-176 to place T-64th.

Laura Scrivner of Cal Baptist won the tournament with a 73-72-145 to take the individual medalist by two strokes.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will travel to Peoria, Arizona, March 18-19 to host the Westbrook Invitational at the Westbrook Village Golf Club – Lakes Course.