April 22, 2011

Three SCU Women Earn 2011 All-WCC Honors in Golf

SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Led by senior Miki Ueoka (Lihue, Hawaii/Kauai High School), who placed fifth overall in this week's 2011 West Coast Conference Women's Golf Championships, Santa Clara University had three student-athletes earn all-league honors.

Joining Ueoka among the league's top players, were junior Tamara Surtees (Waikoloa, Hawaii/Hawaii Preparatory Academy) and freshman Taylor Camany (Salinas, Calif./Salinas).

Ueoka earns First Team All-WCC honors for the third straight season. Having qualified for the NCAA Tournament as an individual her sophomore season and winning three collegiate events, she will go down as one of the best women's golfers to ever play at Santa Clara.

Camany shot rounds of 76 and 75 in the first two rounds of the championships and would place 11th overall. Surtees placed 14th.

2011 WOMEN'S ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM

Name School YR Hometown

Liv Cheng PEP FR Auckland, New Zealand
Kaitlin Drolson PEP JR Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.
Victoria Fallgren GON SO Lakewood, Calif.
Katrina Hegge USF SO Seattle, Wash.
Tinna Johannsdottir USF SR Gardabaer, Iceland
Danielle Kang PEP SO Thousand Oaks, Calif.
Taylore Karle PEP SR Scottsdale, Ariz.
Tai Jade Kliebphipat GON FR Panorama City, Calif.
Grace Na PEP FR Alameda, Calif.
Miki Ueoka SCU SR Lihue, Hawaii

Honorable Mention: Sara Banke (Portland), Taylor Camany (Santa Clara),
Stephanie Corey (Gonzaga), Jessica Howe (Gonzaga), Caitlin McCleary
(Seattle), Sage Suffecool (Gonzaga), Tamara Surtees (Santa Clara)