UBC Women's Golf: T’Birds Win Sixth Straight A.I.I. Conference Championship
VANCOUVER -- The UBC Thunderbirds women's golf team won its sixth straight Association of Independent Institutions Conference Championship April at The Club at Colony Creek in Victoria, Texas.
With the victory the Thunderbirds earn an automatic berth into the 2015 NAIA Women's Golf National Championship May 12-15 at the Savannah Quarters Country Club in Pooler, Ga.
UBC shot a second round 298 (+10) to finish the tournament at 10-over par, just holding off California State University - San Marcos (CSUSM) by two strokes. The Cougars shot the low round of the day, a 290 (+2) to finish the 36-hole event at 12-over par.
The University of Houston-Victoria finished third and the University of Victoria came in fourth place.
Winnie Hyun (Langley, B.C.) finished second overall at even par for the tournament. She carded the low round of the day, a 2-under 70 and finished one shot back of the individual champion, Vanessa Chap of CSUSM.
Richmond, B.C.'s Stephanie Wong (71-77), who led after the opening round, shot a 5-over par 77 to finish at 4-over for the tournament in a T7th..
Catherine Rousseau (72-76) of Quebec City and Kat Kennedy (73-75) of Okotoks, Alta., also finished alongside Wong in T7th at that 4-over par number.
Barbara Neto-Bradley (72-78) (Porto, Portugal) finished alone in 10th just two shots back of Wong, Rousseau, and Kennedy at 6-over par.
Calgarian Reagan Wilson (76-75) played as an individual in the event and finished in a tie for 11th at 7-over par.
Association of Independent Institutions Conference Tournament
at The Club at Colony Creek - Victoria, Texas
1. UBC +10 (586)
2. CSUSM +12 (588)
3. Houston-Victoria +29 (605)
4. Victoria +45 (621)
5. Northern New Mexico College +125 (701)
6. Ashford (Iowa) +150 (726)
7. Delhi - NY +220 (796)