UIC head women's golf coach Carol Rhoades recently announced that Garrett Chaussard has joined the program as a Volunteer Assistant Coach. Chaussard is a PGA Class A Instructor at Cog Hill Golf and Country Club, the competition home of the UIC Flames. UIC opens the 2014 Fall season at Cog Hill with the Chi-Town Classic on Sept. 1.
The UIC women's golf team kicks off the fall season on Labor Day at the Chi-Town Classic and the 2014 Fall Quick Facts are now available on UICFlames.com. The Chi-Town Classic is scheduled for Sept. 1 and will be held at Cog Hill Country Club in Lemont.
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.