Junior Cherise Mangal fired a 76 during the second round of the 2014 Horizon League Championship. UIC finished the weekend in sixth with a three-round total of 985, four shots in front of Green Bay. The Flames' finish and their 54- hole total (985) are the best at the conference championship in program history.
The UIC women's golf team released its 2014 fall schedule Monday morning. The Flames have a packed schedule, with six tournaments and a home match slated for the 2014 fall season. The 2014-15 season serves as the fourth year for UIC women's golf as the program began competition in the fall of 2011.
UIC faced off against Green Bay and shot 323 as a team, six strokes behind the Phoenix (317). Sophomore Caitlan Smollen took home the individual crown by carding a career-low 76. She bested Green Bay's Katie Pokrandt (77) by one stroke to collect the first individual victory in program history.
Third-year UIC head women's golf coach Carol Rhoades announced Friday (May 30) that Julia Kim, a high school senior from Aurora, Colo., will join the Flames next season. Kim was a three-time 5A state qualifier at Rangeview High School and won the East Metro Athletic Conference (EMAC) individual championship title as a senior.
The UIC women's golf team recently wrapped its third year on campus and the Flames recorded its best season to date. The fall season saw the team's first individual title and the spring concluded with UIC's best finish at the Horizon League Championship.
UIC women's distance runner Tess Ehrhardt and women's golfer Elizabeth Curtiss have both been selected as the Illinois National Guard UIC Flames Student-Athletes of the Week for the period Apr.21-27. Ehrhardt set a school record in the 3,000-meter run, while Curtiss had the lowest 54-hole score at conference championships in program history.