UCLA Finishes Third at Bruin Wave Invitational

March 3, 2010

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team captured third place in the inaugural Bruin Wave Invitational Wednesday at Robinson Ranch in Santa Clarita, Calif.

The Bruins lost a four-shot lead entering the day and posted a final round team score of 296 (+8) to finish with a 54-hole total of 872 (+8). Sixth-ranked USC won the event with a three-round total of 866 (+2) after posting a two-under par score of 286 in the final round. No.2 Arizona State placed second at 868 (+4). Co-host Pepperdine was fourth at 873 (+9) and Arizona finished fifth at 875 (+11).

Individually for the Bruins, sophomore All-American Stephanie Kono posted a final round score of 74 (+2) and placed third at 212 (-4). Kono's scorecard had 16 pars and two bogies on it. Senior Sydnee Michaels tied for 10th place at 217 (+1) after posting a score of 73 (+1) on Wednesday. Freshman Tiffany Lua was the third Bruin to finish in the Top 20, tying for 15th place at 219 (+3) after carding a 74 (+2) in the final round. Sophomore Brianna Do tied for 33rd at 225 (+9) after signing for a 75 (+3) and junior Glory Yang tied for 45th at 229 (+13).

Fourth-year junior Lalita Boonnoppornkul and freshman Stacy Kim competed as individuals. Boonnoppornkul improved 23 spots on the leader board and tied for 51st place after posting an even par 72, a career best. Kim finished 94th.

Pepperdine's Danielle Kang won individual honors with an eight-under par total of 208. She posted a 72 (E) on Wednesday.

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EVENT INFORMATION
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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
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vs. NCAA Regionals
Bryan, TX
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