Bruins Rise to Fifth Place in Final Round at Las Vegas

Nov. 1, 2006

The third-ranked UCLA women's golf team sizzled in the final round on Wednesday and vaulted several spots up the leaderboard to finish in fifth place at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at Anthem Golf Course in Henderson, Nev.

The Bruins posted a team score of 284 (-4) and finished with a 54-hole total of 884 (+20), 29 shots behind the winner. Oklahoma State won the event with a three-round score of 885 (-9), followed by Arizona State at 865 (+1). Pepperdine captured third place at 871 (+7) and USC placed fourth at 875 (+11).

Individually for the Bruins, sophomore Ryann O'Toole roared back from a five-over par round on Tuesday to fire a career-best score of 66 (-6). She finished seventh at 214 (-2), both career-bests. All-American Tiffany Joh placed fourth, posting a solid 68 (-4) on Wednesday for a 54-hole total of 212 (-4). Senior Hannah Jun tied for 12th at 217 (+1) after carding a 70 (-2), a season-best score. Freshman Lalita Boonnoppornkul tied for 82nd. Freshman Sydnee Michaels traveled, but did not play in this event because of a wrist injury.

Texas A&M's Ashley Knoll won medalist honors, firing a final round 70 (-2) for a 54-hole score of 209 (-7).

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EVENT INFORMATION
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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
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