Women's Golf Finishes Fifth

Feb. 26, 2013


PLEASANTON, Calif. (UNLVRebels.com) - The UNLV women's golf team finished its first spring tournament on Tuesday. The Rebels recorded their fourth top-five finish of 2012-13, finishing fifth at the Cal Classic, which was being played at the Ruby Hill Golf Course (par 72, 6,203) in Pleasanton, Calif. UNLV shot a final round 13-over-par 301 and finished the two-day tournament at 27-over 603.

Sophomore Dana Finkelstein finished tied for second after shooting a final round 2-under 70 to finish at an even-par 144 for the tournament. It is Finkelstein's highest career finish and her fourth career top-five.

Stanford took the team title, shooting a final-round even-par to finish at 10-over 586. Arizona State finished second at 16-over 592 and San Diego State finished third at 21-over 597.

Arizona State's Noemi Jimenez took home medalist honors after finishing at 5-under 139 for the tournament. Tied with Finkelstein for second was UC Davis's Demi Runas and Stanford's Mariko Tumangan who finished with an even-par 144. Rounding out the top five was San Diego State's Paige Spiranic at 1-over 145.

UNLV junior Charlotte Brooks finished tied for 12th after a final round of 2-over 74 to finish the tournament at 4-over 148. Sophomore Mayko Chwen Wang finished tied for 22 after shooting a 4-over 76 to finish at 8-over 152. Junior Demi Mak shot a final round 9-over 81 and finished tied for 45th with a tournament score of 15-over 159. Sophomore Marguerite Swearingen rounded out the Rebels' squad finishing 55th after a final round of 9-over 81, giving her a tournament score of 19-over 163.

The tournament featured 11 teams and 60 individuals.

The Rebels will be back in action next week as they will travel to the Bruin Wave Invitational in Woodland Hills, Calif. Live scoring will be available off a link at UNLVRebels.com, courtesy of Golfstat.