Women's Golf

Women's golf team picks up three conference wins

Women's golf team picks up three conference wins

Irvine Valley freshmen women's golfers Leleaga Meredith and Cindy Dang posted two of the eight scores that were in the 70's and helped lead the Lasers to three victories in the fifth Orange Empire Conference match of the season on Wednesday at Sycuan Resort's Oak Glen Course in El Cajon.

Meredith posted the third lowest score of the day with a 4 over par total of 76.

Her round included three birdies, nine pars, four bogeys and a triple bogey.

She is currently fourth in the conference scoring average at 76.0

Dang posted a score of 6 over par 78.

Her round included 13 pars, four bogeys and one double bogey. Dang is currently tied for eighth in conference scoring with a 79.6 average.

Irvine Valley ended up with a four-player team score of 341 and earned victories over Cuyamaca, Mt. San Jacinto and Mt. San Antonio.

The Lasers were just a shot short of tying College of the Desert, which finished at 340 and picked up four wins.

Palomar dominated the event with a low team score of 306, followed by Fullerton's 330, Saddleback's 338, College of the Desert's 340 and IVC's 341.

Also for Irvine Valley, freshman Nayoung Kim came in with a score of 90. Her round included one birdie, five pars, seven bogeys, four double bogeys and a quadruple bogey. Her conference average is 88.4

Freshman Kimberly Richardson completed Irvine Valley's scoring with a 97. Her conference scoring average is 95.0

"We missed an opportunity to pick up additional wins over College of the Desert and Saddleback," IVC Coach Ben Burnett said. "Our third and fourth spots could improve their scores with better strategy and course management. I am pleased with their effort. We are an all freshmen squad and have the potential to improve."

Irvine Valley plays again Monday at Twin Oaks. The match is hosted by Mt. San Jacinto.

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