Mar 06, 2018

Bruins Finish 10th At Div. II Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout

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
  • 15 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)
  • 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
  • Six Academic All-Americans 

PLEASANTON, Calif. --- The No. 2-ranked George Fox women's golf team finished the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout Tuesday, as the Bruins placed 10th out of 17 teams in the NCAA Division II field.


The Bruins shot a 327-328=655 to take 10th. No. 23 California Baptist University won the tournament with a 306-305=611 to finish three strokes ahead of Academy of Art, who shot a 309-305=614.

George Fox was led by freshman Kayle Hunn, who finished T-21st with a 79-80=159. Iris Kawada finished T-35th after carding a 79-83=162, while Janelle Decker placed T-47th with an 84-82=166 on her card. Kristin Elich signed an 85-83=168 to place T-52nd and Rachel Drgastin shot an 86-85=171 to take T-61st. Tianna Brown and Alexandria McMenamin both competed as individuals for the Bruins, as the pair finished T-72nd. Brown shot an 87-88=175, while McMenamin shot a 90-85=175.

Jaime Jacob of Cal State San Marcos won the tournament with a 76-71=147 out of the field of 96 golfers.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will head to more familiar ground in two weeks when they host the George Fox Westbrook Invitational in Peoria, Arizona.