Apr 15, 2017

Decker and Maluenda Winners Saturday

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 

WOODBURN, Ore. --- The No. 1-ranked George Fox women's golf team competed in two different events Saturday, as both Janelle Decker and Sydney Maluenda came away victorious.

Decker and Tianna Brown both competed in the Willamette Spring Invite Saturday, as the pair represented George Fox as individuals. Decker won the tournament with a card of 78-81 – 159 to win the tournament by one stroke. Brown placed T-10th with a 90-80 – 170.

Maluenda won the Bruin Spring Invite with a score of 74 to take the one day invite by one stroke. The Bruins competed as individuals against Portland State. Kristin Elich also finished in the Top 5 with a fifth place finish, as the junior carded an 80.

What Comes Next:
The Bruins will play next in the NWC Championships April 22-23 at Tacoma Country Club.