Bruins Finish Second at Pac-10 Championships

April 24, 2002

The UCLA women's golf team captured second place at the Pacific-10 Conference Championships Wednesday at the Walla Walla Country Club. Washington State hosted the tournament.

The Bruins posted a team score in the final round of 299 to bring their 54-hole total to 899. Arizona won its third straight conference title with a three-round total of 891 after posting a final round score of 294. Arizona State and California tied for third at 908. USC and Washington tied for fifth at 909.

The runner-up finish enabled UCLA to add five points in the standings for the Lexus Gauntlet, a competition among all sports in the rivalry with USC. USC leads the competition, 52.5-42.5 with several points remaining to be awarded.

Individually for UCLA, freshman Yvonne Choe tied for fourth place at 219, three-over par, after posting a final round score of 76. Sophomore Gina Umeck tied for ninth place at 226. Umeck's final round, two-under par score of 70 was one of just three rounds under par Wednesday. Senior Alicia Um tied for 12th at 227 after posting an even par score of 72. Sophomore Melissa Martin and freshman Charlotte Mayorkas tied for 22nd and 26th, respectively. Freshman Kristin Thompson, playing as an individual, posted a final round score of 73, and tied for 22nd place at 233.

Arizona State's Jimin Kang won conference medalist honors after carding a final round score of two-under par 70 for a 54-hole total of 216, even par. Arizona's Lorena Ochoa, the nation's top-ranked female collegiate golfer, and USC's Mikaela Parmlid tied for second at 217.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Apr 01
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
1st (-2, 286)
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Story
Sunday, Apr 03
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
2nd in Match Play
Friday, Apr 08
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Story
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
1st (-12, 852)
Monday, Apr 18
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Tuesday, Apr 19
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Story
Wednesday, Apr 20
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
2nd (-15, 849)
Thursday, May 05
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Friday, May 06
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Story
Saturday, May 07
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
3rd (+1, 865)
Friday, May 20
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Saturday, May 21
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Sunday, May 22
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Story
Monday, May 23
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
1st (-8, 1,144)
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
Won 4-0-1
Tuesday, May 24
vs. Washington
Eugene, OR
Lost 3-1-1
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS