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.

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.