No. 21 Cal Finishes Third at Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge

Feb. 15, 2006

PALOS VERDES, Calif. - No. 21 California finished third in its spring opener at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Wednesday at the Palo Verdes Golf Club. The Golden Bears carded a 305 today to finish the 54-hole tournament at 908.

No. 9 Arizona State came on strong late in the final round to win the tournament with a score of 40-over 892. No. 8 USC was the runner-up at 893. No. 11 Wake Forest finished one-shot behind Cal (909), and No. 33 Oklahoma State (910) took fifth in the 14-team tournament.

Cal senior Sofie Andersson placed third at four-over 217 after firing a one-over 72 today. Bears' senior Sophia Sheridan, who led after the first two rounds, tied for fourth at 220 after posting a 78 in the final round.

USC's Irene Cho won the individual crown at 214, while Arizona State's Jennifer Osborn placed second at 215.

Cal freshman Allison Goodman posted a 76 in the final round to tie for 31st at 232, and fellow freshman Shannon Yocum, who was competing as an individual, tied for 53rd (237).

The Bears next travel to the Wildcat Invitational Feb. 20-21 in Tucson, Ariz.

Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge
Palos Verdes Golf Club
Par 71, 5,912 yards
Final of Three Rounds

Team Scores (14): 1. Arizona State 892 (293-299-300), 2. USC 893 (296-295-302), 3 California 908 (296-307-305), 4. Wake Forest 909 (301-303-305), 5. Oklahoma State 910 (304-294-312), 6. UCLA 914 (301-310-303), 7. Pepperdine 919 (311-307-301), 8. Stanford 921 (305-311-305), 9. Arkansas 922 (309-305-308), 10. Ohio State 923 (314-302-307), 11. Florida 928 (305-311-312), 12. Arizona 935 (312-306-317), 13. New Mexico 959 (323-329-307), 14. Washington 961 (312-321-328).

Top 5 Individual Scores: 1. Irene Cho, USC, 214 (75-68-71), 2. Jennifer Osborn, ASU, 215 (70-73-72), 3. Sofie Andersson, Cal, 217 (72-73-72), 4t. Sophia Sheridan, Cal, 220 (70-72-78), 4t. Nannette Hill, Wake Forest, 220 (72-73-75), 4t. Paola Moreno, USC, 220 (72-71-77).

Other Cal Scores: 31t. Allison Goodman 232 (74-82-76), 53t. Shannon Yocum (ind.) 237 (78-79-80), 57t. Mika Takayama 239 (80-80-79), 73t. Enu Chung 259 (82-97-80).

Now on Pac-12 Network
12:00 PM PT

Airing on:

  • Pac-12 Network
Get Pac-12 Networks
Pac-12 Networks Channel Finder
Close