Kono leads Bruins to Victory in Match Play Prelims

Nov. 2, 2008

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team won the 36-hole preliminary competition at the 6th Annual Collegiate Match Play Championship at the Ginn Resort in Orlando, Fla.

The Bruins posted a two-round score of 567 (-9), including a round of seven-under par 281 on Sunday morning. Virginia was the runnerup at 576 (E), followed by third place Alabama at 579 (+3). Second-ranked USC and Duke were tied for fourth at 582 (+6).

The first-place Bruins will meet No. 8 Michigan State on Monday in the first round of match play. The Spartans finished with a score of 590 (+14).

Individually, freshman Stephanie Kono torched the par 72, 6,245-yard course for a pair of 66s. In her morning round she made six birdies and 12 pars, and in the afternoon she made seven birdies, 11 pars and a bogey.

Senior Tiffany Joh tied for 10th place at 144 (E) after posting rounds of 71-73. Tied for 24th place at 147 (+3) were senior Maiya Tanaka (72-75) and sophomore Maria Jose Uribe (75-72). Junior Sydnee Michaels tied for 30th at 148 (+4) after carding scores of 72-76.

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EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Feb 07
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Monday, Feb 08
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 09
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
T-5th (+26, 878)
Sunday, Feb 21 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 22 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Tuesday, Feb 23 - All Day PST
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Monday, Feb 29 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Tuesday, Mar 01 - All Day PST
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Monday, Mar 21 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Tuesday, Mar 22 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Wednesday, Mar 23 - All Day PST
vs. SDSU Farms ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Friday, Apr 01 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Saturday, Apr 02 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Sunday, Apr 03 - All Day PST
vs. Liz Murphey ...
Athens, GA
Friday, Apr 08 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Saturday, Apr 09 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Sunday, Apr 10 - All Day PST
vs. PING/ASU ...
Tempe, AZ
Monday, Apr 18 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Tuesday, Apr 19 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Wednesday, Apr 20 - All Day PST
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Pleasanton, CA
Thursday, May 05 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Friday, May 06 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
Saturday, May 07 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
TBA
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS