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
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