Golf Team Leads After Day One of Conference Meet
MSJC, although having their poorest scoring showing of the season, lead the Foothill Conference Finals after the first day posting a 362 and improved to 36-4 on the year (41-5 overall)
over the 5,894 yard East Valley Golf Club, home of the Southern California PGA and recently purchased by the Morongo Indian Tribe. Mt. San Antonio College finished in second place shooting a 415, followed by Palomar College, Long Beach City College, and College of the Desert.
Freshman Connie Chen led the Lady Eagles for the second match in a row and again tied for medalist honors, this time with Kayla Sotelo of Palomar College, carding an 85 in very windy conditions. Chen also moved into a third place tie with Arika Rodriguez of Mt San Antonio College in overall season scoring.
Freshman and International Student Ya-Ting Yang carded an 87 to finish in 5th place in the 16 women field. Yang also maintained her Foothill Conference lead in overall season scoring by nine strokes over Krista Fenniak of College of the Desert.
Freshman Melissa Simpson shot a 102 finishing in 9th place and maintained her 9th place position in overall season scoring, 8 strokes ahead of Tyler Mahoney of Long Beach City College.
Sophomore and Captain Katelyn Hardy shot a 90 finishing in 6th place and 5 strokes behind the medalist score, which is her best finish this year. Hardy moved into 7th place in overall season scoring capturing a 1 stroke lead over Siobhan Nasby of Mt. San Antonio College.
Mt. San Jacinto College returns to East Valley GC for the second and final day of the Foothill Conference Finals. Tee time is 10:00 a.m. and it will be the last time to see the Lady Eagles locally this year. Admission is free.
Melissa Simpson pictured above shot a 102 Monday good for 9th place on day 1 of the Foothill Conference Women's Golf meet.