UCLA to Compete at Nanea Pac-12 Preview
KAILUA KONA, Hawaii – The No. 10 UCLA women's golf team returns to the Nanea Golf Club to compete in its final tournament of the fall season at the Nanea Pac-12 Preview. The three-day, 54-hole stroke play event begins on Monday, Nov. 1, and ends Wednesday, Nov. 3, at the par-73, 6,372-yard layout.
The starting fivesome for UCLA will be juniors Emma Spitz, Annabel Wilson and Emilie Paltrinieri and freshmen Zoe Antoinette Campos and Caroline Canales.
All 11 conference teams, No. 1 Stanford, No. 4 Oregon, No. 12 Arizona State, No. 16 Arizona, No. 23 USC, Cal, Colorado, Oregon State, Washington and Washington State, as well as Hawai'i, will comprise the 12-team field.
The Bruins will be playing in their fifth fall tournament, as they have finished 10th at the Annika Intercollegiate (9/15), tied for second at The Molly Collegiate Invitational (9/28), second at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational (10/6) and third at the Stanford Intercollegiate (10/17).
Canales and Spitz – who are both in the lineup at Nanea – were top finishers for the Bruins earlier this season at the Annika Intercollegiate and Stanford Intercollegiate, respectively. Spitz tied for 15th at 1-under 212 at Stanford with rounds of 1-under 70 and 4-under 67. Spitz has two Top 20 finishes at the Stanford Intercollegiate and at the Blessings Collegiate Invitational (T-11).
Campos is the only Bruin in the lineup to have competed in all four events this season. She garnered the first Top 10 finish of her career with a 5-over 221, including a round of 2-under 70 at the Molly Collegiate Invitational.
In the first round of her career at the Annika Intercollegiate, Canales shot a 3-under 69 en route to a T-25 finish.
This will be Wilson and Paltrinieri's first action in over a month since they last competed at the Molly Collegiate Invitational. Wilson completed the weekend with a 1-under 71 in round three while Paltrinieri shot a 15-over 231 over her three rounds.