Oct. 2, 2012
TUCSON - The University of Arizona Wildcat women's golf team picked up its second win of the season at the Windy City Collegiate Classic on Monday. Hosted by Northwestern University in Chicago, the two-day, three-round tournament was held at the Glen View Club (par 72, 6,333 yards).
"I'm so proud of my freshman Janie Jackson for finishing strong today and sophomores Andrea Vilarasau and Manon Gidaldi," head coach Laura Ianello said. "Sophomore Kendall Prince also finished her round with a 70-foot birdie putt! All four girls fought so hard and upped their intensity down the stretch in order to finish on top. We're headed home now to work hard for the next two weeks in preparation for Stanford's tournament. It's going to be a very strong field and we're excited to compete against the best."
No. 6 Arizona won the team title with a score of 879 (+15). No. 2 Washington finished second with an 883 (+19). No. 34 Northwestern rounded out the top three with an 884 (+20). The Wildcats also finished ahead of No. 1 Texas Tech (eighth, 901/+37). April McCoy of TCU won the individual medal with rounds of 73, 72 and 69 for a total of 214 (-2).
With four birdies on the back nine in the final round, freshman Janie Jackson led Arizona with a seventh-place finish. She carded scores of 72, 74 and 71 for a score of 217 (+1). She totaled 10 birdies in the three rounds. Sophomore Andrea Vilarasaufinished tied for eighth with a score of 218 (+2). She collected rounds of 73, 71 and 74.
No. 59 sophomore Manon Gidali finished tied for 12th. Her rounds of 72, 71 and 77 totaled 220 (+4). No. 24 sophomore Kendall Prince scored a 225 (+9) with rounds of 76, 73 and 76. Freshman Anna Kimrounded out the Arizona five in a tie for 62nd place. She scored a 234 (+18) with rounds of 77, 78 and 79.
Arizona women's golf will compete next at the Stanford Intercollegiate on Oct. 19-21.