Both Claremont-Mudd-Scripps golf teams came away with first place finishes and individual winners at the SCIAC #2 Golf Tournament April 6-7 at La Purisima Golf Course. For more details on each team's performance, please see stories below.
Four Athenas In Top-10 As Team Runs Away With Win At SCIAC #2 Tourney LOMPOC, Calif. – Four Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's golfers finished in the top-10 as the team won the two-round SCIAC #2 Golf Tournament by 43 strokes over the weekend at La Purisima Golf Course. Sophomore Tiffany Su and junior Maya Reddy finished tied atop the leaderboard for first place with a score of 165 at 21-over par on the par 72 course.
As a team, CMS finished with an overall score of 681 which was 43 strokes ahead of second place Redlands. CMS led by 20 strokes after the first round with a score of 346. In the second round of the tournament, CMS improved by 11 shots and finished with a score of 335.
In the second round, Su and Reddy scored the two lowest rounds of the weekend, a 79 and 81, respectively. Reddy has finished in first or alone in first three times this spring in five tournaments played.
Also in the top-10 for CMS were sophomore Shaina Raskin who tied for fifth with a score of 31-over, 175 and sophomore Marissa Suehiro with a score of 32-over, 176. Suehiro shot an 88 both days while Raskin shot an 88 in the first round and an 87 in the second.
Junior Elizabeth Diebel (184, +40) and freshman Melody Sue (189, +45) rounded out the field for CMS.
The Athenas now have nearly three weeks off from competition to fine-tune their game before the SCIAC Championships which run from April 27-29 at Oak Valley Golf Course.
CMS Takes SCIAC #2 Tourney; Shigezawa Wins While Fujieki, Ho Finish In Top-10
LOMPOC, Calif. – Down by three strokes after the first round, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's golf team came from behind to win the two-round SCIAC #2 Golf Tournament by one shot over La Verne over the weekend at La Purisima Golf Course. In addition, junior Bradley Shigezawa finished in first place by one shot over Derek Zachman of La Verne for the individual win.
CMS finished with a two-round score of 619 at plus-43 while La Verne shot a 620 at plus-44. La Verne led CMS by three strokes at the end of the first day by shooting a 308. Then in the final round, CMS shot a 308 while La Verne came in at 312.
After the first day of competition, Shigezawa and La Verne's Kelby Scharmann paced the field with a plus-1 score of 73. The second day saw Shigezawa narrowly maintain his lead as he shot a plus-4, 76 to finish at 5-over par for the weekend. Shigezawa has either won or finished tied for first place this spring in three of five tournaments played and he has won both SCIAC tournaments outright.
All told, CMS had four golfers finish in the top-11. Junior Patrick Fujieki finished five shots behind Shigezawa at plus-10 with a score of 154 and tied for fourth place. Fujieki's second round score of 73 tied for the lowest round of the weekend. Sophomore Ben Ho tied for seventh at plus-13 while freshman Kethan Reddy finished two shots back of Ho and in a tie for 11th at plus-15.
Freshman Ahmed El Tamami (168, plus-24) and freshman Justin Beck (173, plus-29) rounded out the field for CMS.
The Stags now have nearly three weeks off from competition to fine-tune their game before the SCIAC Championships which run from April 27-29 at Oak Valley Golf Course.