Titans Close Fall Season with Win
PALM DESERT, Calif. – The Cal State Fullerton women's golf team ended its fall season on a winning note by clinching first place after the third and final round of play at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate on Sunday at The Classic Club in Palm Desert, Calif.
Hosted by the University of Wyoming, the Titans started the day at the Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate just three strokes back of the lead, and scored a 305 to narrowly edge Big West Conference foe Cal State Northridge for the title.
Fullerton's final score after three rounds of play was 909 (+45), followed by Cal State Northridge (910, +46) and Rollins College (912; +48) as the Titans finished on top of the 20-team field.
Cal Poly's Taylor Yoshitake won the individual title on a scorecard playoff with Cal State Northridge's Clariss Guce. The pair finished the tournament at 3-under-par (213).
Abrea, the reigning Big West Golfer for the month of September, led Cal State Fullerton with a score of 10-over-par (226), finishing tied for 11th.
Lee completed the tournament tied for 13th – her best finish of the fall - after shooting 11-over-par (227) after three rounds of play.
Edberg moved up 10 spots from day one, as her score of 228 (+12) was good for 17th. Mier and Brown completed play with identical scores of 233 (+17), respectively, tying for 36th in the field of 108.
Fullerton's win is its first and final of the fall season, as the Titans will resume play at the Jim West Challenge in Braunfels, Texas on Feb. 17 to begin the spring campaign.