Bruins Win Wildcat Invitational

Feb. 24, 2009

The No.1 ranked UCLA women's golf team won its fifth event in six starts this season, capturing first place at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational, hosted by the Peninsula Golf Club in Sonora, Mexico.

The Bruins won by nine shots over Arizona State and USC, two teams it has battled all season for supremacy in women's college golf. For Coach Carrie Forsyth, the victory marked her 30th career title in nine-and-a-half years at UCLA.

In Tuesday's final round, the Bruins posted a one-under par 287 -- the day's best score -- and compiled a 54-hole total of 869 (+5). Arizona State and USC tied for second at 878 (+14), followed by fourth-place Oklahoma State at 888 (+24) and fifth-place Pepperdine at 889 (+25).

Freshman Stephanie Kono led the way for the Bruins, capturing fifth place at one-under par 215 after posting an even par score of 72 in the final round. Sophomore Glory Yang coninued her stellar play this season, tying for seventh at one-over par 217. She carded a cool, two-under par 70, the team's best individual score in the final round. Maria Jose Uribe tied for 12th at 219 (+3) after posting a 71 (-1) on Tuesday. Seniors Tiffany Joh and Ryann O'Toole tied for 18th and 30th, respectively. Joh signed for a 74 (+3) and O'Toole carded a 79 (+7).

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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