2012-13 Santa Clara Women's Golf News

May 29, 2013
Noda Blogs On Weekend At The Executive Forum at THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP
PricewaterhouseCoopers hosted four members of the 2012-13 class of The First Tee Scholars to attend the Executive Forum at THE PLAYERS Championship. The Scholars are in their freshmen year of college at various schools around the country and were selected by The First Tee because of their outstanding academic performance, community involvement, and leadership qualities. The purpose of the Scholars' attendance at THE PLAYERS was to heighten their awareness of corporate America and to meet senior executives who were in attendance. The Santa Clara Broncos were proud to send rookie Ashley Noda.

May 29, 2013
WOMEN’S GOLF: YOUTH IS SERVED
Entering the season with four freshmen and only one senior on the roster, third-year head coach Krystal Kelly expected a few bumps in the road along the way. She also expected to see her young players show improvement during the course of the season and her upperclassman to take a leadership role. She got it all.

April 17, 2013
Balbina Guajardo Balances Golf and School
The senior from Monterrey, Mexico has certainly learned how to balance between being on the women’s golf team and the academic rigor of studying psychology. Balbina Guajardo (BG) transferred from Houston Baptist where she helped lead the college to back-to-back Great West Conference titles and was named GWC ‘Player of the Year.’ This past season, she was Santa Clara’s scoring leader and competed in all nine events for the Broncos. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) caught up with Guajardo to talk about her time at Santa Clara and her experiences with golf.

April 5, 2013
Santa Clara Women's Golf to Compete in Cowgirl Classic
After a month off from competition for final exams and spring break, the Santa Clara women’s golf team returns to the links on Mon., April 8 at the University of Wyoming Cowgirl Classic. It will take place at the Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Ariz.

March 19, 2013
Santa Clara Women’s Golf Works During Downtime
The Santa Clara women's golf team won't compete until the University of Wyoming Cowgirl Classic in Arizona on April 8, but that doesn't mean the team will be taking it easy. With final exams this week, the student-athletes will not only have to prepare for their classes, they are also expected to put a certain amount of practice time in on their own.

March 8, 2013
Santa Clara Women’s Golf Team Posts Best Round Of The Season At Juli Inskster Spartan Invitational
Santa Clara women’s golf team posted the best team round of the season and finished the two-day Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational in 10th place with a total team score of 923. The tournament was played on March 4-5 at the Almaden Golf & Country Club in San Jose.

February 26, 2013
Bronco Women Finish Sixth at Santa Ana; Taylor Camany Places Among Top 10
Upperclassmen Taylor Camany and Balbina Guajardo were both among the top 20 at the 2013 UCI Invitational presented by Kia this week, helping Santa Clara University place sixth among a 12-team field at Santa Ana Country Club in Orange County.

February 25, 2013
SCU Women's Golf Playing Well at UCI Invitational; Second After Round One
Taylor Camany and Ashley Noda were both among the top 10 after Round One of the 2013 UCI Invitational presented by Kia, helping Santa Clara University sit in second place among a 12-team field at Santa Ana Country Club in Orange County.

February 23, 2013
LPGA Exemption Up for Grabs at UCI Invitational Monday and Tuesday
A unique opportunity for collegiate golfers awaits the 12-team field at Santa Ana Country Club this coming Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 25-26. The winner of the 2013 UC Irvine Invitational presented by Kia will claim a sponsor exemption into the LPGA's 2013 Kia Classic.

February 17, 2013
Freshman Ashley Noda Paces SCU Women's Golf at Stanford
Santa Clara true freshman Ashley Noda (Roseville, Calif. / St. Francis), pictured to the right, shot a sparkling final round 75 to help the Broncos post a solid team score of 305 Sunday at the 2013 Peg Barnard Invitational hosted by Stanford.

February 16, 2013
Three Broncos Shoot in the 70’s During Day One of the Peg Barnard Invitational
Santa Clara University’s women’s golf team had three players shoot in the 70’s, and as a team the Broncos out-played local league rival San Francisco on the first day of action at the Peg Barnard Invitational hosted by Stanford.

February 15, 2013
Region's Best Golf Teams Converge at Stanford's Golf Course This Weekend
Fresh off a victory over West Coast Conference rival BYU last weekend, which also included out-playing top-100 opponents Cal State Fullerton and Nevada, the Santa Clara University women's golf team will tee it up at the 2013 Peg Barnard Invitational this weekend.

February 13, 2013
Santa Clara's Balbina Guajardo Selected Among WCC's Top Players
The 2013 West Coast Conference women's golf preseason poll and preseason all-conference team was released today and Santa Clara University senior scoring-leader Balbina Guajardo has been projected as a preseason all-league performer.

February 12, 2013
SCU Women's Golf Beats BYU and Nevada, Place 7th at The Gold Rush
The Broncos out-played WCC rival BYU and top 100 opponents Cal State Fullerton and Nevada at the 11-team event hosted by Long Beach State.

February 8, 2013
Orange County the Site for SCU’s 2013 Women’s Golf Opener
Yorba Linda Country Club in Orange County will be the site of the 2013 opener for Santa Clara University’s women’s golf team. The Broncos will match up with 10 other schools in the event which takes place on Monday and Tuesday, February 11 and 12.

November 16, 2012
Prep All-America Golfer Annie Freman Chooses Santa Clara University
The Santa Clara University women’s golf team and head coach Krystal Kelly have received a National Letter of Intent from Annie Freman (Las Vegas, Nev./Faith Lutheran High School).

October 30, 2012
Guajardo Just Misses Going Back-to-Back at Cal Poly Invitational
Last year's champion of Cal Poly's Women's Invitational, Santa Clara University's Balbina Guajardo (Monterrey, Mexico), nearly made it two-straight titles at Cypress Ridge Golf Course in Arroyo Grande, Calif.

October 29, 2012
Balbina Guajardo and Brooke Stephens Among the Leaders in Arroyo Grande
Fresh off a top 5 finish last week in San Jose, the defending champion of Cal Poly's Women's Invitational, Balbina Guajardo (Monterrey, Mexico) is just two shots off the tournament lead following Round One play at Cypress Ridge Golf Course.

October 26, 2012
SCU Women Aim to Repeat as Cal Poly Invitational Champions
The 2012 Cal Poly Women’s Invitational is next for the Santa Clara University women’s golf team. The Broncos are coming off an excellent showing at their own SCU Colby Invitational last week in San Jose.

October 23, 2012
Bronco Women Play Well, Finish Third at SCU's Colby Invitational
The Santa Clara University women's golf team finished strong at its own SCU Colby Invitational on Tuedsay. The Broncos, led by senior Balbina Guajardo, took third among an 11-team field.

October 22, 2012
Bronco Women Excel In Opening Day of the SCU Colby Invitational
The Santa Clara University women's golf team is in great shape after the opening day of its own 2012 SCU Colby Invitational at Silver Creek Valley Country Club in nearby South San Jose.

October 22, 2012
SCU's Colby Invitational Underway at Silver Creek CC
The 2012 SCU Colby Invitational is underway at Silver Creek Valley Country Club in San Jose. A light rain fell last night in the area, but has not affected the tournament schedule.

October 17, 2012
SCU's Colby Invitational Set for Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 22-23
The event features an 11-team national field and will be held at Silver Creek Valley Country Club in nearby South San Jose.

October 14, 2012
Santa Clara Women Out-Play Seven Schools at Desert Intercollegiate
Santa Clara University moved up to 12th as a team to finish out tournament play at the University of Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate.

October 13, 2012
Balbina Guajardo Paces Bronco Women's Golf in Palm Desert
The Santa Clara University women's golf team is in action at the Classic Club in Palm Desert, playing in Wyoming's Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate.

October 11, 2012
SCU Women's Golf to Play at Classic Club in Palm Desert
The Santa Clara University women's golf team will make the trip down to Palm Desert, Calif. to compete in the Wyoming Cowgirl Desert Intercollegiate on Saturday and Sunday.

October 9, 2012
Rookies Strain, Riley Go Top 15 in First-Ever Tournament
The Santa Clara University women's golf team had true freshmen Sadie Strain and Monique Riley finish 10th and 14th respectively at Cal Poly's 5th-annual Firestone Grill Invitational

October 5, 2012
SCU Golf: Five Broncos In Action Monday on Central Coast
The Santa Clara women's golf team will enter five players, including two freshmen, at Cal Poly's 5th-annual Firestone Grill Invitational on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 8-9.

September 25, 2012
SCU Women Equal BYU In Final Round of WSU's Cougar Cup
Balbina Guajardo, Taylor Camany and Kaci McCartan posted solid final-round scores as Santa Clara's women's golf team finished its first event of the 2012-13 season with a collective 302.

September 24, 2012
SCU Women Initiate Golf Season on the Palouse
Balbina Guajardo and Taylor Camany paced the Santa Clara University women’s golf team during the first day of its 2012 season-opening tournament hosted by Washington State.

September 21, 2012
Golf Season Begins Monday for Bronco Women at WSU’s Cougar Cup
The Santa Clara University women's golf team is set to open the 2012-13 season as part of the 14-team field competing at Washington State University's Cougar Cup on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 24-25.

September 10, 2012
Santa Clara University Adds Greg Staszko to Women's Golf Coaching Staff
Greg Staszko, a proven leader who founded and built Deloitte’s SAP Solutions into one of the world’s leading implementation partners, has joined Krystal Kelly’s women’s golf coaching staff at SCU

August 7, 2012
SCU Women’s Golf Announces 2012-13 Schedule; Broncos Prepare to Defend Titles at Silver Creek and Cypress Ridge
The Santa Clara University women’s golf program, coming off an impressive season a year ago, announced their 2012-2013 competition schedule today.

July 6, 2012
Camany and McCartan Named All-American Scholars
Two members of the Santa Clara women’s golf program, Taylor Camany and Kaci McCartan, were named All-American Scholars by the National Golf Coaches Association Friday. The two Broncos were among 585 collegiate women’s golfers from Division I, II and III programs to receive the honor. In order to be considered candidates must maintain a 3.50 grade-point-average (GPA) during the year.

May 3, 2012
SCU’s Balbina Guajardo Ranks No. 3 Among Mexico's Amateurs
Santa Clara University junior golfer Balbina Guajardo is ranked No. 3 nationally among all amateur women’s players from Mexico.

April 19, 2012
SCU's Taylor Camany Earns Spot Among WCC's Best Golfers
The West Coast Conference announced the 2012 women's golf individual award-winners and all-conference team Thursday afternoon.