Mar 04, 2019

Bruins Tied For Fourth After First Round In California

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 

ALAMEDA --- The No. 2-ranked George Fox women's golf team teed it up for the first time in the 2019 season on Monday, finishing the first round tied for fourth at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout.


In a field of 19 teams, the Bruins went to battle with 17 Division II institutions and one Div. III school. Cal State San Marcos is the top team after the first 18-holes with a team score of 296. Academy of Art is in second with a 298-team score, while Sonoma State is in third with a 307-team score. The Bruins are tied with CSU Monterey Bay and Western Washington with a 309-team score.

Iris Kawada was the top day-one finisher for the Bruins with a 3-over-par 75. She dropped two birdies on the back nine to shoot an even-par 36 to end her day at tied for ninth. Janelle Decker, Alex McMenamin, Kayle Hunn, and Rachel Drgatin all finished at T-27th with a 6-over-par 78. Hunn recorded the most birdies on the day for the Bruins with three. Kaitlyn Tonai was entered as an individual for the Bruins and is tied for 77th with a 14-over-par 86.

Megan Daleo of Sonoma State and Clair Hogle of Cal State San Marcos are tied for first with a 2-under-par 70.

What Comes Next:

The shotgun start for the final round is set for 8:45 am on Tuesday, March 5, as the Bruins will look to finish strong at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout.