The top-ranked UCLA women’s golf team, led by freshman Alison Lee, captured second place at the Stanford Intercollegiate Sunday afternoon at the Stanford Golf Course.
Lee, the top-ranked player in the country, won her second individual title by beating USC’s Sophia Popov, the tournament leader through 36 holes. Lee fired rounds of 67-69-70—206 (-7) to win her second straight tournament. She won the Betsy Rawls Invitational two weeks ago. She dropped her stroke average to 68.9 through nine rounds and has played three tournaments in 25-under par.
The Bruins, following a four-over par opening round that left them 12 shots behind the leaders, played the final 36 holes in 20-under par. Their second round score of 248 (-16) set a single round school record.
After 54 holes, UCLA had a team score of 836 (-16), five shots behind USC which won the event with a score of 831 (-21). Washington finished third at 851 (-1), followed by Stanford at 855 (+3) and Pepperdine at 860 (+8).
Junior Erynne Lee tied for seventh at 210 (-3) after posting a final round score of one-under par 70. Senior Ani Gulugian also posted a carded a score of 70 (-1) and tied for ninth place at 211 (-2). Sophomore Louise Ridderstrom tied for 20th at 215 (+2) after signing for a 76 (+4), and freshman Bronte Law tied for 23rd with a score of 216 (+3) after posting a round of 70 (-1) on Sunday.
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