Stella Cheng of Claremont Mudd Scripps claimed the individual title by two shots and led the Athenas to a one-stroke victory over host Redlands in the Redlands Fall Shootout at the S Course in Rancho Mirage.
Claremont Mudd Scripps posted a score of 286-298—584, eight-over-par, while Redlands finished at 293-292—585 and Pomona Pitzer was third at 294-292—586.
UC Santa Cruz was fourth at 310-307—617, followed by Cal Lutheran at 316-308—624 and Whittier at 324-317—641.
Cheng, a freshman from Mission San Jose High in Fremont, claimed her first college victory in her initial start with a score of 70-69—139, taking the lead with four birdies on her first 10 holes in round two and holding on with seven pars and a lone bogey the rest of the way.
Hannah Jugar of Redlands made three straight birdies through No. 12 and was second at 71-70—141, followed by Irene June of Claremont Mudd Scripps at 69-74—143, Abby Euyang of Pomona-Pitzer at 72-73—145 and Reina Tain of Claremont Mudd Scripps at 71-75—146.
Kendall Nicholson of Redlands posted a score of 73-74—147 to tie for sixth with Gilliam Mendoza of UC Santa Cruz, who totaled 72-75—147, while Erin Li of Claremont Mudd Scripps shot 77-71—148 to tie for eighth with Emily Chang of Pomona-Pitzer and Gabrielle Kiger of Redlands, who both finished at 75-73—148 and Katelyn Vo of Pomona-Pitzer, who wound up at 72-76—148.
Grace Cornejo led Cal Lutheran in a tie for 13th at 76-75—151, while Carolyn Valle of Whittier tied for 17th at 78-76—154.
Rounding out the scoring for team champion Claremont Mudd Scripps were Tiffany Hu in a tie for 20th at 76-80—156, Lucy Bloomstran in a tie for 24th at 80-80—160, Elena Anderson in 31st at 79-83—162 and Jeissy Lee in 33rd at 84-80—164.
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