Four Bruins Qualify for 65th U.S. Women's Open

June 2, 2010

Current UCLA sophomore Stephanie Kono will join three Bruin professionals at the 65th U.S. Women's Open at Oakmont, PA, July 8-11.

Kono finished fourth on Tuesday at the Industry Hills sectional qualifying event. She posted rounds of 72-70--142 (-2). Former Bruin letterwinners Guilia Sergas and Charlotte Mayorkas also qualified out of the same venue. Sergas finished first with rounds of 70-68--138 (-6) and Mayorkas was seventh at 144 (E), following rounds of 69-75. UCLA redshirt freshman Lee Lopez was the second alternate.

On May 24, former UCLA All-American Tiffany Joh won the sectional qualifying event at Mission Viejo CC with a score of 74-71--145. Senior Sydnee Michaels was the second alternate out of that event.

On Saturday, May 30, former UCLA all-American Mariajo Uribe lost in a six-hole playoff to Meaghan Franchella at the LPGA Brasil Cup tournament in Rio de Janeiro. Both players had tied at six-under par following 36 holes of competition.

In other news, GolfWeek announced its 2010 Women's Collegiate All-America Team and four of UCLA's five starters were on it. Kono earned first-team honors, Michaels was on the second team, freshman Tiffany Lua was a third-team selection and sophomore Brianna Do earned honorable mention honors.

For the complete All-America list, click here.

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