Bruins Finish Third at Match Play Championships
Nov. 4, 2003
The second-ranked UCLA women's golf team defeated Auburn in the consolation finals of the Collegiate Match Play Championships, hosted at the Barefoot Resort in North Myrtle Beach, SC.
The 3-2 win on Tuesday gave the Bruins three victories in four match play competitions. In the third place match, junior Charlotte Mayorkas, sophomore Susie Mathews and senior Gina Umeck each recorded victories. Mayorkas defeated Maria Martinez, 2 and 1, Mathews beat Nicole Hage, 3 and 2, and Umeck trounced Jennifer Head, 7 and 5. Freshman Hannah Jun lost 4 and 3 to Auburn's Kingsley Barrett, and UCLA senior Krystal Shearer lost 2 and 1 Leah Hart.
Overall in the competition, Umeck boasted a 2-0-0 record, followed by Mayorkas who won three matches and halved a fourth. Mathews was 3-1-0.
The match play championship was the Bruins' final event of the fall. They will resume intercollegiate competition in February at the Regional Challenge in Palos Verdes.
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