LOS ANGELES – The No. 7 UCLA women’s golf team closes its fall season at the Stanford Intercollegiate at the Stanford Golf Course, beginning Friday, Oct. 20.
The 54-hole stroke play event spans three days in a field of 19 teams, including 11 ranked in the top 25. UCLA will support the “Play for Her” in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More information and a donation link can be found here.
UCLA Lineup: Meghan Royal, Zoe Antoinette Campos, Caroline Canales, Kate Villegas and Tiffany Le.
Individual Competitors: Alessia Nobilio.
The Field: Arizona (20), Arizona State (24), Auburn (14), California (23), Colorado, Denver, Georgia (25), Iowa State, Miami, Michigan, Northwestern (21), Oregon (4), Oregon State, UCLA (7), USC (12), Stanford (1, host), Texas (5), Virginia and Washington.
Weather Report: Sunny skies with a temperature high in the mid 70s on Friday. Cloudy skies with a chance of rain on both Saturday and Sunday.
Par and Yardage: Par 71, 6,269 yards.
The Bell Stays Blue
UCLA defeated crosstown rival USC, 4-1, in the second annual Battle for the Bell at Bel-Air Country Club. The Bruins won four of five possible matches. UCLA’s four victorious golfers won a combined 14 holes on the back nine, including five each from Villegas and Le. Freshman Jennifer Seo, who competed in her first collegiate event today, trailed by two holes after the eighth hole. She went on to win three holes on the back nine before her round was ended due to darkness.
Royal Crowned Pac-12 Women’s Golfer of the Week
Meghan Royal was named Pac-12 Women’s Golfer of the Week on Oct. 10 following her runner-up, 9-under finish in just her second tournament as a Bruin at the Windy City Collegiate Classic. Royal shot rounds scores of 66-73-68. This performance came on the heels of her first top 20 placement at the Mason Rudolph Championship.
Royal’s 6-under 66 in round one marked a career low. Three of the lowest single-round scores of her Royal’s career have come in her last four rounds of competition.
Winning the Windy City
Marking Alicia Um Holmes‘ first win as head coach of the program, the Bruins tied a 54-hole program record of 32-under…