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
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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