Cal Lutheran women’s team captured its own CLU Regals Invitational and Brianna McNelly of Whitworth College claimed the individual title at Moorpark Country Club.
The Regals, coached by Jeff Lindgren, claimed their first victory of the season after five finishes in the top 10 including second twice, by posting a score of 324-330—654, 78-over-par, followed by Occidental at 341-327—668, Westmont at 327-342—669, Whittier at 338-336—674 and Whitworth at 348-335—683.
Marymount was sixth at 387-368—755, followed by Linfield at 391-374—765, Whitman at 380-395—775, LaVerne at 399-416—815.
McNelly, a Whitworth sophomore from Olympia, Wash., earned her first college victory and finished in the top 10 for the fourth time this season with a score of 82-74—156, 12-over, while
Caroline Valle of Whittier shot 82-77—159 to tie for second with Katya Kurkoski of Whitman, who finished at 79-80—159, and Maya Ghosh of Occidental, who wound up at 78-81—159.
Charlie Bloom of Westmont carded a score of 82-78—160 to tie for fifth with Ashley Zook of Cal Lutheran, who shot 78-82—160, while Madeline Greene of Occidental College totaled 86-75—161 to tie for seventh with Claire Cornejo of Cal Lutheran, who finished at 80-81—161.
Jett Legacion of Cal Lutheran was ninth at 82-82—164, followed by Leanne Telle of Whittier, who came in at 82-83—195.
Rounding out the scoring for team champion Cal Lutheran were Haley Brown in solo 12th at 89-78—167, Tara Ng in a tie for 14th at 84-85—169, Anna Bello in a tie for 22nd at 87-88—175, and Grace Mitchell in solo 26th at 87-93—180.
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