The University of Redlands women's golf team performed valiantly at the Birdies for Breast Cancer Tournament in Riverside on Monday and Tuesday, finishing as the top Division III program at the tournament, while taking eighth place overall. On top of the fantastic team performance, freshman Kari Gordon (Culver City, CA) registered one of the best performances in Bulldog history over the course of the three rounds.
K. Gordon signed her scorecard with rounds of 76, 84, and 73, for a three-round mark of 233 to lead the way for the U of R, tying for 22nd overall in the field. Her final round of 73 ranks second on the all-time list for single-round performances by a Redlands swinger, while the two-round mark of 149 (76, 73) now ranks as the top two-round score in program history.
Following closely behind for the Bulldogs was senior Hannah Durette (Oceanside, CA) who registered a tie for 28th place. Durette came into the clubhouse with a three-round total of 237 (81, 78, 78). Freshman Raquel Gordon (Culver City, CA) also played well and improved in each round, tallying a three-round mark of 238 (83, 78, 77).
In addition, freshman swinger Jennifer Kempton (Littleton, CO) tied for 53rd amongst the competitive field with rounds of 89, 80, and 87 (256), while sophomore Amberlynn Dorsey (Highland, CA) rounded out the Bulldog scorers, notching a three-round total of 257 (88, 84, 85).
As a team, the Maroon and Gray finished 24 shots in front of Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) foe, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges, registering a team score of 961, as compared to 985 for CMS.
This event concluded the fall portion of the 2013-14 campaign for the Bulldogs. The team will compete next on February 15-16 at the SCIAC Tournament No. 1 at the Sierra Lakes Country Club in Claremont.