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
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Feb 07 - All Day PST
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Monday, Feb 08 - All Day PST
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
Tuesday, Feb 09 - All Day PST
vs. Northrop Grumman ...
Palos Verdes Estates, CA
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
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS