May 15, 2019

Hunn's Hole-In-One Caps Off Day Two For Bruins

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 Erik Williams 

HOUSTON --- The No. 2-ranked George Fox women's golf team dropped to seventh after Wednesday's second round at the 2019 NCAA Division III Women's Golf Championship at Bay Oaks Country Club.


The Bruins finished the first round on Tuesday in a tie for fifth with No. 1 Carleton after shooting a team score of 310. After the second day, the Bruins followed up their 310-team score with a 317-team score to drop two spots in sole possession of seventh.

No. 3 New York University moved up six spots with a 311-302=613-team score to hold a one-stroke lead over the field of 25 teams. No. 10 Methodist is in second with a 614-team score, No. 6 Williams is in third with a 615-team score, and No. 8 Claremont-Mudd-Scripps is in fourth with a 618-team score. No. 1 Carleton stayed in fifth with a 622-team score and No. 5 DePauw dropped four spots to hold a one-stroke lead over the Bruins with a 625-team score.

Rachel Drgastin is the day-two leader for the Bruins after moving up 18 spots to take T-21st with a 79-75=154. Both Janelle Decker and Alex McMenamin are T-37th with a 14-over-par 158 after the first two rounds.

Kayle Hunn's shot on hole 12 was heard all over the course, as the sophomore recorded her first career hole-in-one on the 160-yard par-3. Hunn finished her round with an 8-over-par 80 and moved to T-45th with a 159 total. Iris Kawada is tied with Hunn at 45th and shot an 83 on her day.

Nina Kouchi of Grinnell,  Ziyi Wang of Carleton and Emily Salamy of Rhodes are all tied for first place with a 5-over-par 149.

What Comes Next:

The Bruins will look to move up the leaderboard on day three of the NCAA Div. III Women's Golf Championships.