Oxy Women's Golf Sets 18-Hole Score Record

Oxy Women's Golf Sets 18-Hole Score Record

WAIKALOA, HawaiiKristin Oberiano sits four strokes back of the leader in third place and the Occidental women's golf team set a team record for an 18-hole team score on Day 1, shooting 45-over 325 in the first of two rounds at the Dennis Rose Invitational at the Waikaloa Beach Course on Monday.

Oxy shot 330 in the second round, closing the 36-hole day at 655. The Tigers, who are competing with scholarship schools Cal St. Monterey Bay, Hawaii-Hilo, Hawaii Pacific, St. Martin's, Concordia (OR), finish their Hawaii competition with 18 holes on Tuesday before heading back to campus.

Oberiano, a perennial All-SCIAC selection, had rounds of 77 and 75 (152). Samantha Rocha shot 163, Katy Uchiyama posted a 169 and Hana Mizuno had a 171 in the five to score four event. SCIAC women's competition is six players to score four, making Oxy's record in Round 1 all the more impressive. 

Oxy's previous one-round team record was 326 set in 2014.

From the Coach: "I'm very proud of our team having a breakthrough round in tough conditions," Oxy head coach Will Morris said. "It's been an incredible experience and we're looking to keep breaking that record as we get better and better."

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