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Canyons Finishes Fourth at Morro Bay Invitational

Canyons Finishes Fourth at Morro Bay Invitational

MORRO BAY, Calif. — College of the Canyons carded a score of 685 (353/332) to finish fourth at the two-day Morro Bay Invitational held Sept. 24-25 at Morro Bay Golf Course.

The Cougars trailed event winner and conference rival Santa Barbara City College at 642 (313/329), second place Sierra College at 655 (329/326) and third place Modesto College which finished with a score of 679 (346/333).

The annual event, which provides golfers with a preview of the course which will play host to the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Championships in November, attracted a field of 16 schools from across the state.

Canyons fielded a team of six golfers for the event, with the top four scores from each day counting toward the team's stroke total.

On Sunday, the Cougars were led by Joanna Roecker's round of 84. Adelrina Kim was next in the clubhouse for Canyons with a score of 89.

Cassandra Lee and Stephanie Blin both shot 90 to also factor into the day one scoring.

Day two featured lots of improvement for the Cougars, with Roecker shaving seven strokes of her score to shoot a round of 77.  Likewise, Lee was able to cut her score by 10 strokes, finishing with a round of 80.

Blin at 86 and Kim at 89 rounded out the scoring totals for COC.

Gina Chung (93/90) and Alexandra Guerrero (91/95) both competed for the Cougars, but did not factor into the final scoring.

Canyons will next tee off on Monday, Oct. 2, at the Western State Conference tourney hosted by Citrus College. Action is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. from San Dimas Canyon Golf Course.

The Cougars will play five more conference events before heading to the WSC Finals, being held Oct. 29-30, in Bakersfield.

Stay up to date on all this season's action by following the College of the Canyons Athletic department on social media at @COCathletics on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. 

—  Jesse Muñoz/COC Sports Information

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