Bruins Finish Eighth at NCAA Golf Championship

May 25, 2012

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The UCLA women's golf team finished the 2012 season by earning an eighth place finish at the NCAA Championship in Franklin, TN.

The Bruins posted a final round team score of 293 (+5) for a 72-hole total of 1,181, 10 strokes behind Alabama, which won the national championship. USC placed second at 1,172, followed by LSU at 1,173. Virginia took fourth place at 1,175, followed by fifth-place South Carolina at 1,176. Arizona State and Oklahoma tied for sixth at 1,179.

"We are pretty disappointed that we couldn't play better this week," said Head Coach Carrie Forsyth. "It just seemed like we couldn't get much going as a team."

Individually, senior Brianna Do led UCLA by tying for 14th place at 293 (+5) following a round of 73 (+1) on Friday.

"I'm very proud of Brianna for leading us this week in her final collegiate tournament," Forsyth continued.

Freshman Erynne Lee tied for 29th at 295 (+7) after posting a score of 74 (+2) in the final round. Juniors Lee Lopez and Tiffany Lua tied for 51st and 59th, respectively. Lua posted her best score of the week, a two-under par 70 and finished at 12-over 300. Lopez carded a score of 76 (+4) on Friday and had a four-round total of 299 (+11). Finally, sophomore Ani Gulugian tied for 98th at 308 (+20) following her round of 78 (+6) on Friday.

Oklahoma's Chirapat Jao-Javanil won medalist honors with a 72-hole score of 282 (-6), which featured a final round score of 70 (-2).

For complete tee times and scores click here.


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
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Monday, Feb 22
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
Story
Tuesday, Feb 23
vs. Allstate Sugar Bowl ...
New Orleans, LA
T-6th (+17, 881)
Monday, Feb 29
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 01
vs. Bruin Wave ...
San Luis Obispo, CA
1st (+4, 868)
Monday, Mar 21
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Story
Wednesday, Mar 23
vs. SDSU March Mayhem at ...
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
3rd in Match Play
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 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
Friday, May 20 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Saturday, May 21 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Sunday, May 22 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Monday, May 23 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Tuesday, May 24 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
Wednesday, May 25 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Championships
Eugene, OR
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS