March 2, 2011

Final Round 314 Leaves Northridge 14th at Bruin Wave Invitational

March 2, 2011

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - Cal State Northridge matched its best round of the tournament with a final round 314 but the Matadors could not move up from 14th place on the final day of the Bruin Wave Invitational at Robinson Ranch G.C. on Wednesday.

Individually, sophomore Clariss Guce was the Matadors' top finisher as she tied for 48th at (+17) 233. Guce closed with a five over-par 77 on Wednesday to finish the tournament with rounds of 80-76-77. The sophomore has now been Northridge's top finisher in each of the Matadors' two spring tournaments.

Junior Kylie Kimura, who led CSUN after two rounds, finished with a (+10) 82 to drop from 29th into a tie for 51st at (+19) 235. Kimura, the Matadors' leading scorer this season with a 76.6 stroke average, posted rounds of 77-76-82 on the Robinson Ranch Valley Course.

Sophomore Margo Dionisio bounced back from a tough second round 83 to post a final round four over-par 76 on Wednesday. She wound up tied for 53rd at (+20) 236 after rounds of 77-83-76.

Junior Kendall Patten, competing as an individual, finished tied for 70th at (+26) 242 following rounds of 81-81-80. Senior Ashlee Nagamine finished with a seven over-par 79 on Wednesday to move up from 77th to 73rd at (+30) 246. Nagamine posted rounds of 80-87-79. Junior Jennel Alexander rounded out the team scoring with rounds of 80-89-83 which left her in 79th place at (+36) 252.

The co-host UCLA Bruins won the team title by 20 shots with a three-round score of (-4) 860. Arizona (880) was second, co-host Pepperdine (881) was third, Stanford (895) was fourth and San Diego State (898) rounded out the top-five in the 15-team field. The Matadors (950) wound up 27 shots out of the top-10.

UCLA's Lee Lopez won the individual title with a four under-par 212 which edged teammate Glory Yang (213) by one shot.

Cal State Northridge returns to action Mar. 14-15 as the Matadors travel to Kane`ohe, Hawai'i to compete in the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational at the Kane'ohe Klipper Golf Course.

BRUIN WAVE INVITATIONAL
Santa Clarita, Calif.
Robinson Ranch G.C.
Par 72, 6,282 yards

TEAM RESULTS
1. UCLA 281-294-285--860
2. Arizona 292-295-293--880
3. Pepperdine 296-288-297--881
4. Stanford 304-300-291--895
5. San Diego State 295-302-301--898
6. Texas 303-298-298--899
7. New Mexico 311-301-301--913
8. BYU 303-307-305--915
9. Oklahoma State 305-315-302--922
10. New Mexico State 309-310-304--923
11. Long Beach State 309-308-313--930
12. Oregon State 321-304-312--937
13. UNLV 303-325-312--940
14. Northridge 314-322-314--950
15. Washington State 319-323-314--956

INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD
1. Lee Lopez, UCLA 70-73-69--212 (-4)
2. Glory Yang, UCLA 69-74-70--213 (-3)
3. Stephanie Kono, UCLA 70-71-73--214 (-2)
T4. Kristna Wong, Stanford 73-73-70--216 (E)
T4. Rebecca Lee-Bentham, Texas 71-70-75--216 (E)
T4. Isabelle Boineau, Arizona 70-76-70--216 (E)
7. Danielle Kang, Pepperdine 71-73-74--218 (+2)
T8. Therese Koelbaek, UNLV 72-77-70--219 (+3)
T8. Kelsey Vines, BYU 72-76-71--219 (+3)
T10. Alejandra Llaneza, Arizona 74-76-70--220 (+4)
T10. Liv Cheng, Pepperdine 74-69-77--220 (+4)

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE RESULTS
14. Northridge 314-322-314--950
T48. Clariss Guce 80-76-77--233
T51. Kylie Kimura 77-76-82--235
T53. Margo Dionisio 77-83-76--236
T70. Kendall Patten* 81-81-80--242
73. Ashlee Nagamine 80-87-79--246
79. Jennel Alexander 80-89-83--252
* - Individual

- GO MATADORS -