October 3, 2011

Golfers Sweep to Titles

Oct. 3, 2011

Nipomo, Calif. - Mark Anguiano shot even par 213 and Tisha Alyn Abrea carded a 13-over-par 226 Tuesday to lead Cal State Fullerton's men's and women's golf teams to the respective championships of the Firestone Grill Invitational at Monarch Dunes Golf Club for their first multi-team tournament victories since the programs were reinstated for the 2009-10 seasons.

The men's team score was 861, nine over par, for an overwhelming 18-stroke win over Utah Valley State at 879. Seattle and UC Riverside tied for third at 82.

The women's team score was 917, 65-over-par and 4 strokes better than runnerup Seattle. Cal State Northridge was third at 934 followed by host Cal Poly at 939.

Anguiano tied for fourth among individuals. Two strokes back at 215 was Scott Rubzin for a share of sixth place. Dakota Duerr came in at 219 for 111th place. Playing as an individual, Corey Gard was tenth at 218. Ryan Tetrault and John San Juan (both at 220) completed the Titans' scoring and finished tied for 12th.

Individual honors went to UCLA's Pedro Figueiredo at 2-under 211.

Abrea finished second, 9 strokes behind Caitlin McCleary of Seattle. Neomi Hunt finished third at 228. Kathryn New was eighth at 232 and Taylor Fowler and Se Ri Lee tied for 11th at 236.

There were 10 men's teams and 7 women's teams competing.

Men's Results

Women's Results