FINAL RESULTS (Summary)
FINAL LEADERBOARD (Players)
FINAL LEADERBOARD (Team)
SANTA ANA, Calif. - Upperclassmen Taylor Camany and Balbina Guajardo were both among the top 20 at the 2013 UCI Invitational presented by Kia this week, helping Santa Clara University place sixth among a 12-team field at Santa Ana Country Club in Orange County.
Camany carded impressive rounds of 73-78-75 to finish tied for 10th overall. Guajardo finished the event strong with scores of 81-74-75 to place tied for 17th. As a team Santa Clara once again out-played West Coast Conference foe BYU, while also getting the best of No. 92 Idaho.
Boosted by an opening round 67, Gonzaga's Alice Kim won the individual title by four shots over North Dakota State's Amy Anderson. Kim claims a sponsor exemption into the LPGA's 2013 Kia Classic (the UCI Invitational event is the only collegiate tournament in the country that allows the winner to participate in an LPGA event).
Gonzaga - the top ranked team coming in to the tournament - also claimed the team title by topping host UC Irvine and Long Beach State.
6 Santa Clara 306 315 308 929
T10 Taylor Camany (5) 73 78 75 226
T17 Balbina Guajardo (2) 81 74 75 230
T30 Ashley Noda (1) 75 82 79 236
T34 Sadie Strain (3) 77 81 79 237
T56 Meghan Shain (4) 83 83 81 247
UC Irvine Invitational
Dates (Site): Monday and Tuesday, February 25-26, 2013
Host: University of California Irvine (presented by Kia)
Tournament Field (12 teams): Gonzaga (57), UC Irvine (70), Long Beach State (73), Idaho (92), UC Riverside (111), BYU (114), Portland State (128), North Dakota State (137), Santa Clara (156), Sacramento State (157), Montana (164), Northern Colorado (177)
Details: 54-hole tournament – 36 holes on Monday and the final 18 holes on Tuesday 26.
Shotgun start Monday at 8:30 a.m. then Tee Times Tuesday starting at 7:45 a.m. off 1 and 10.
Course: Santa Ana Country Club (Santa Ana, Calif.)
Yardage/Par: 5,888/Par 72 on Monday and 5,831/Par 72 on Tuesday
Course Website: SantaAnaCC.org
Course Number/Address: 714-556-3000
20382 Newport Blvd
Santa Ana, California 92707-5396
Live Scoring: Golfstat.com
*A sponsor exemption into the 2013 Kia Classic is awarded to the winner of the 2013 UC Irvine Invitational presented by Kia on Feb. 25-26 at Santa Ana Country Club. This partnership makes the UC Irvine Invitational presented by Kia the only collegiate tournament in the country that will allow the winner to participate in an LPGA event.
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