George Fox Women & Whitworth Men Win 2019 Spring Classic; Bruins' Kawada & Koch Win Individual Titles

George Fox Women & Whitworth Men Win 2019 Spring Classic; Bruins' Kawada & Koch Win Individual Titles

OLYMPIA, Wash. – The George Fox women and Whitworth men claimed the 2019 NWC Spring Classic golf titles this past weekend, hosted by Pacific Lutheran at Olympia Country Club in Olympia, Washington.

The Bruins remained in the lead all weekend, finishing day one ahead of second-place Whitman by 21 strokes, and claiming the title by 30, finishing with a 320-327=647 final score. The Blues finished with a team score of 677, followed by Whitworth’s 706. George Fox’s Iris Kawada finished with a 12-over-par 75-81=156 to win the tournament, six strokes ahead of second-place teammate Alexandria McMenamin (162). McMenamin beat Bruins teammate Janelle Decker’s 163 by one stroke.

The Pirates pulled ahead on day two with a team score of 304-292=596 after trailing Pacific Lutheran by four strokes after day one. The Lutes finished second with a 603 team score, edging third-place Willamette by one stroke (604). George Fox’s Mason Koch was the individual medalist by one stroke, finishing with a 7-over-par 75-72=147. Whitworth’s Reilly Hegarty (148) and Derrick Phelps (149) finished second and third, respectively.

 

Women’s Final Team Scores

George Fox 320-327=647
Whitman 341-336=677
Whitworth 351-355=706
Pacific Lutheran 389-362=751
Lewis & Clark 386-373=759
Puget Sound 401-394=795
Pacific (Ore.) 412-398=810

Medalist

Iris Kawada, George Fox, 75-81=156

Pos.     Name                             Team                             R1 R2 Total Par

1          Iris Kawada                    George Fox University     75 81 156 +12
2          Alexandria McMenamin    George Fox University     81 81 162 +18
3          Janelle Decker                George Fox University     79 84 163 +19
4          Shiyang Fan                   Whitman College             80 84 164 +20
T5        Kayle Hunn                    George Fox University     85 82 167 +23
T5        Ally Collier                     Whitman College             84 83 167 +23
7          Sami Briney                   Pacific Lutheran U.          84 84 168 +24
T8        Rachel Drgastin              George Fox University     87 83 170 +26
T8        Kacey Godwin                Whitman College             86 84 170 +26
10        Allie Slingsby                 Whitworth                      89 83 172 +28

 

Men’s Final Team Scores

Whitworth 304-292=596
Pacific Lutheran 300-303=603
Willamette 305-299=604
George Fox 314-304=618
Puget Sound 321-299=620
Linfield 315-307=622
Lewis & Clark 331-333=664
Whitman 340-256=596
Pacific (Ore.) 344-332=676

Medalist

Mason Koch, George Fox, 75-72=147

Pos.     Name                            Team                             R1 R2 Total Par

1          Mason Koch                   George Fox University     75 72 147 +7
2          Reilly Hegarty                 Whitworth                     74 74 148 +8
3          Derrick Phelps                Whitworth                     77 72 149 +9
T4        Austin Davis                   Willamette                     75 75 150 +10
T4        Austin Darnell                 Pacific Lutheran U.          72 78 150 +10
T4        Trent Jones                     Willamette                     76 74 150 +10
T7        Jared Beals                     Pacific Lutheran U.          74 77 151 +11
T7        Mac Turner                     Puget Sound                   78 73 151 +11
T9        Tom Hoyne                    Whitman College            74 78 152 +12
T9        Gunner Neilsen               Pacific Lutheran U.          78 74 152 +12
T9        Preston Roth                  Whitworth                     72 80 152 +12

 

Complete Women’s Results
Complete Men’s Results