Golfers Earn 10th Straight NCAA Berth

May 8, 2010

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team secured its 10th consecutive berth to the NCAA Championship with a runner-up finish at the NCAA West Regional at Stanford this weekend.

The Bruins' result also was their ninth straight podium finish at the regional and their sixth runner-up result this season.

UCLA posted a 54-hole team score of 885 (+33) and finished nine shots behind first-place Arizona 876 (+24). Texas and Alabama tied for third at 890 (+38), followed by Virginia in fifth place 894 (+42). Stanford placed sixth at 895 (+43), followed by San Jose state at 900 (+48) and Texas A&M was eighth at 903 (+51). The top eight teams from each of the three regional championships advance to the national championship tournament in two weeks.

Individually for the Bruins, sophomore Stephanie Kono tied for 10th place at 220 (+7) after posting a final round score of 75 (+4). Junior Glory Yang tied for 12th at 221 (+8) following her score of 74 (+3) on Saturday. Freshman Tiffany Lua carded at 75 (+4) and tied for 20th at 223 (+10). Senior Sydnee Michaels had the Bruins' best round of the day, a two-over par 73 (+2) and tied for 27th at 224 (+11). Sophomore Brianna Do tied for 44th at 228 (+15) after a round of 76 (+5).

First-place honors were shared by Virginia's Callie Nelson and San Jose State's Madeleine Ziegert who tied at 214 (+1).

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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