Oct 14, 2018

Bruins Capture NWC Fall Classic Title

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 

Photo Courtesy of Linfield Athletics 

McMINNVILLE --- The George Fox women's golf team won the Northwest Conference Fall Classic by seven strokes on Sunday, as the Bruins came out on top with a 323-312=635 team score.


The Bruins came ready to play at Michelbook Country Club Sunday, as they blew out the competition with a tournament low round of 312 in the final day. Whitman College finished behind the Bruins in second with a 642-team score, while Lewis & Clark placed third with a 670- team score.

Iris Kawada and Kayle Hunn both moved up the leaderboard in the final round as the pair both finished in the 70's. Both Kawada and Hunn finished tied for second. Kawada shot an 80-77=157, while Hunn shot an 82-75=157. Janelle Decker finished tied for sixth with a 79-81=160, Rachel Drgastin shot an 83-79=162 to place eighth and Alex McMenamin finished ninth with an 82-81=163. All five players finished inside the top-10.

Shiyang Fan of Whitman earned medalist honors with a 73-76=149.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will have one final tournament to end the fall season with the Whitman Invite on Oct. 20-21 in Walla Walla, Washington.