October 22, 2013

Women's Student-Athlete of the Week: Clariss Guce, Golf

Senior Clariss Guce was the story on Sunday as she carded a final round 70 to tie for the Wyoming Cowgirl Intercollegiate leader honors after 54 holes with Cal Poly's Taylor Yoshitake at three-under-par 213. in lieu of a playoff, Individual Medalist honors was decided on a scorecard playoff and Guce's bogey on the 15th hole made Yoshitake the playoff winner.

Guce, who has third and ninth place finishes in two previous fall tournaments, wound up carding rounds of 69-74-70 for a total of 213 her low 54-hole total this season.

"Clariss strung together a great performance, an individual win in the Golfstat rankings," said Matador head coach Gina Umeck. "Momentum is a powerful thing, and this team has created it. There's a positive feeling of being creative with challenges, and it's a true honor to be part of this program."

A team tournament low round of 297 vaulted the Cal State Northridge women's golf team from seventh to second at the conclusion of the Wyoming Cowgirl Intercollegiate at the Classic Club/Troon Golf.