Mar 18, 2017

Bruins In Second at Westbrook Invitational

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 
 

PEORIA, Ariz. --- The No. 1-ranked George Fox women's golf team hosted the George Fox Westbrook Invitational Saturday, as the Bruins are currently second out of six teams.

Recap:
The Bruins welcomed five Top 30 teams in the field on Day One, as No. 5 Texas Tyler currently leads the field with a team score of 299. The No. 1 Bruins are five strokes behind in second with a 304, while No. 29 Pomona Pitzer and No. 14 University of St. Thomas are tied for third with a score of 317. No. 8 Redlands is tied with No. 20 Trinity (Texas) at fifth with a team score of 318.

Sydney Maluenda led the Bruins in the first round with a 73 to finish tied for first with two players from Texas Tyler. Rachel Drgastin shot a 76 and is tied for fourth, while Kristin Elich cracked the Top 10 with a 77 to place tied for eighth. Madison Perry was the final scoring Bruin under 80 with a 78 to take T-14th. Iris Kawada shot an 80 to finish 21st. Janelle Decker competed as an individual for the Bruins, and is T-17th with a 79 on her scorecard.

What Comes Next:
The tough six field team will finish the George Fox Westbrook Invitational Sunday, March 19, with tee times in the morning.