Women’s golf tie for 2nd place at the PLNU Sea Lion Invite

The Eagles start their season in San Diego.

Natalie Hernandez, Sports Editor

Women’s golf is back in action at the PLNU Sea Lion Invite on Sept. 13-14 held at Rancho Bernardo Inn Golf Course in San Diego, California. The Eagles faced nine schools and over 50 competing golfers. Biola finished in second place on day one with a score of 306, only two points behind Academy of Art University.

Leaders of day one on the green included sophomore Brady Turnquist, who tied for seventh place with a score of 75. Freshman Melanie Reyes and sophomore Mary Grace Davidson tied for ninth, finishing with a score of 76. 


Day two of the tournament was not as strong for the Eagles. Biola tied for second place with Point Loma Nazarene University with a score of 606. California State University, San Marcos moved from third place to take first in the tournament overall.

Despite coming in second place, Turnquist finished first place as an individual with a total score of 146. Redshirt junior Sami Penor made the Top 10, tying for seventh place and finishing the tournament with a score of 151. 

Women’s golf will return to swinging in Utah on Oct. 7-9 at the Westminster Wasatch Invitational, which will take place at Glenmoor Golf Club.


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