THIS WEEK: Cal State Fullerton will conclude the 2014-15 regular season as they travel to the Big West Conference Championships hosted by five-time defending champion UC Davis at El Macero Country Club.
THE COURSE: The Big West Championships will be held at the 6,101-yard par-72 El Macero Country Club in El Macero, Calif. The three-day, 54-hole event is set to begin Sunday at 7:30 a.m.
THE FIELD: Along with the Titans, the rest of the teams in the conference will take part in the event. The teams are seeded as follows: UC Davis (No. 1), Long Beach State (No. 2), UC Riverside (No. 3), Cal State Fullerton (No. 4), Cal Poly (No. 5), Hawai'i (No. 6), UC Irvine (No. 7) and CSUN (No. 8).
IN THE POLLS: The Titans enter the final event of the season ranked No. 97 in the latest NCAA Head-to-Head rankings released by GolfStat. UC Davis is ranked No. 22 with Long Beach State (No. 68), and UC Riverside (No. 76) also ranked in the top-100.
WATCH IT LIVE: Well… sort of. Live scoring will be available for all three rounds of the Big West Championships courtesy of GolfStat.com. Complete results following each day's play and final results will be posted on the Big West Conference website along with FullertonTitans.com.
LAST TIME OUT:
Team… 296-292-289-- 877 (+13, 10th)
T8th. Martina Edberg… 72-71-70 -- 213 (-3)
T34th. Nadine Rivera… 77-72-71 -- 220 (+4)
T50th. Makayla Mier… 72-74-77 -- 223 (+7)
T59th. Brittany Farrell… 77-75-73 -- 225 (+9)
T70th. Tisha Alyn Abrea… 75-78-75 -- 228 (+12)
LOOKING TO REPEAT: The 2014 Big West Conference individual champion, Edberg, headlines the Titans roster at this year's tournament with a 74.1 stroke average. She was the first golfer in the history of Cal State Fullerton women's golf to capture the conference title after defeating CSUN's Clariss Guce in a one-hole playoff, finishing the tournament with a 2-under 217. Edberg already has an individual title under her belt this year, third of her career, after earning co-medalist honors at the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational back in February.
NCAA TOURNAMENT BID ON THE LINE: The winning team at the Big West Conference Championships advances to the NCAA Division I women's regionals which are held at four sites this year from May 7-9. This year's regional sites include Loonie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh, N.C.; Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind.; Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas; Entrada at Snow Canyon in St. George, Utah. The six-day NCAA Women's Golf Championship is scheduled for May 22-27 at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.