Apr 15, 2017

Decker and Maluenda Winners Saturday

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 
 

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.

Recap:
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.