Bruins Win the Regional Challenge

Feb. 13, 2008

The top-ranked UCLA women's golf team won the Regional Challenge Wednesday at the Palos Verdes Golf Club in Palos Verdes, Calif.

In the final round, UCLA surged past second round leader USC and won its third tournament of the season by five shots. The Bruins posted a team score of 289 (+5) for a 54-hole record of 876 (+24). Florida captured second place at 883 (+31), followed by USC at 887 (+35). Arizona State took fourth place at 889 (+37) and Stanford was fifth at 900 (+48).

The victory was the Bruins' second in this event since 2004.

UCLA freshman Glory Yang tied for second place at three-over par 216 following a final round of 72 (+1). Yang and five other players missed the top of the podium by one shot as Wake Forest's Natalie Sheary won with a score of 215 (+2). Junior Tiffany Joh tied for seventh place at 218 (+5) after a 72 (+1). Two Bruins finished at 221 (+8) and tied for 10th place - freshman Maria Jose Uribe and sophomore Sydnee Michaels. Michaels posted a score of 72 (+1) and Uribe carded a score of 73 (+2). Junior Ryann O'Toole tied for 45th at 233 (+20). Competing as individuals were junior Maiya Tanaka and sophomore Lalita Boonnoppornkul. Tanaka tied for 57th and Boonnoppornkul tied for 81st.

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EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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
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 - 7:50 AM PST
vs. Oregon
Eugene, OR
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS