Freshman Malia Nam opened her collegiate career with a 3-under 69 while Gabriela Ruffels opened her sophomore year with a 1-under 71 as the No. 6 USC women's golf team finished the weather-shortened first round of the 2018 ANNIKA Intercollegiate at the Royal G.C. in third at 6-under on Monday (Sept. 17).
The No. 6 USC women's golf team begins a new season -- and a new era under first-year head coach Justin Silverstein – at the 2018 ANNIKA Intercollegiate, Sunday through Tuesday (Sept. 16-18), at the Royal G.C. in Lake Elmo, Minn.
Justin Silverstein, who was an assistant coach on the 2013 NCAA champion USC women's golf team and has spent the past two seasons as the associate head coach of the Trojan men's squad, was named the head coach of the Women of Troy team, USC athletic director Lynn Swann announced today (July 10).
Freshman Jennifer Chang, with four top six finishes in eight starts, earned All-Pac-12 first team honors while sophomore Allisen Corpuz and freshman Alyaa Abdulghany were tabbed as honorable mention picks, the conference announced Tuesday.