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Isagawa wins first college title in season's first event

September 18, 2012 - Robert Collias
In my opinion, it is the first of many, but an elusive collegiate win is now in the hands of 2011 Baldwin graduate Cassy Isagawa, who earned first-team All-American honors for the University of Oregon last year as a freshman.

Here is a copy of the press release on Isagawa's first win, which landed in my in-box this afternoon:

For Immediate Use September 17, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. - Sophomore Cassy Isagawa took individual medalist honors and the University of Oregon women¹s golf team finished third-place overall at the 2012 Topy Cup played at the Tanagura Country Club in Tanagura, Japan.

After shooting an opening round 71, Isagawa tallied back-to-back 69s to finish with a 7-under-par 209, winning the tournament by five strokes. Seira Oki of Tohoku Fukushi University and Rieko Sakashita of Doshisha University tied for second place with a 2-under-par total of 214.

The Ducks tallied rounds of 298, 297 and 293 in shooting a 54-hole total of 888 (+24). Oregon edged out California as the top team from the U.S., with the Golden Bears shooting a three-round total of 889 (+25). Tohoku University shot the best team score with a 3-over-par 867 (289-290-288).

Freshman Caroline Inglis shot a 10-over-par 226 (77-75-74) and finished tied for 16th in her first collegiate tournament action. Sophomore Cali Hipp finished at 13-over-par 229 (80-74-75) which was good for 24th place, while fellow sophomore Monica Petchakan ended the 54-hole tournament at 15-over-par 231 (75-81-75) and finished in 27th place. Junior Raphaela Dyer rounded out the UO lineup finishing in 28th place with an 18-over-par 234 (75-79-80).

Oregon returns to action this week with the Mason Rudolph Invitational scheduled for Sept. 21-23 at Legend Club North Course in Nashville, Tenn.

Team Results

1st - Tohoku Fukushi Univ. 289-290-288=867 (+3)

2nd - Doshisha Univ. 291-300-295=886 (+22)

3rd - Oregon 298-297-293=888 (+24)

4th - California 287-300-302=889 (+25)

5th - Otemae Univ. 294-293-303=890 (+26)

Oregon Individual Results

1ST - Cassy Isagawa 71-69-69=209 (-7)

T16th - Caroline Inglis 77-75-74=226 (+10)

24th - Cali Hipp 80-74-75=229 (+13)

27th - Monica Petchakan 75-81-75=231 (+15)

28th - Raphaela Dyer 75-79-80=234 (+18)

And here is another release from the Ducks SID showing that Cassy and friends are pretty busy — and frequent flyers — right now:

For Immediate Use

September 17, 2012

EUGENE, Ore. - The University of Oregon women's golf team is coming off a third place finish at the 2012 Topy Cup and looks to build off that performance in their second tournament of the fall season at the Mason Rudolph Women¹s Championship in Nashville, Tenn.

The three-day, 54-hole event will take place at the Vanderbilt Legends Club North Course from Friday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 23.

Last year, Middle Tennessee State won the event with score of 8-under 844. Nine teams that finished in last year's Golfstat Top 25 will compete in this year's tournament. Arizona, Stanford and Oregon will be representing the Pac-12.

Cassy Isagawa, Caroline Inglis, Cali Hipp, Monica Petchakan and Hanule Sky Seo will be competing for the Ducks. In last week's 2012 Topy Cup in Tanagura, Japan, sophomore Isagawa picked up medalist honors, winning her first tournament as a collegian. Freshman Inglis finished in a tie for 16th in her first collegiate action. Hipp and Petchakan both competed in the Topy Cup as well, placing 24th and 27th respectively. After three seasons at Penn State, senior Hanule Sky Seo will compete in her first tournament as a Duck.


Mason Rudolph Women's Championship

Event: Mason Rudolph Women's Championship

Dates: Friday through Sunday, September 21-23, 2012

Location: Vanderbilt Legends Club North Course in Nashville, Tennessee

Par: 72, 6,454 yards

Host: Vanderbilt University (

Format: 54-hole tournament, 18 holes each day

Participants: Arizona, Georgia, Kentucky, Memphis, OREGON, North Carolina, Stanford, Texas A&M, Texas, Tulane, UT Chattanooga, Vanderbilt, Virginia, Wake Forest

Oregon Ducks Competing: Cassy Isagawa, Caroline Inglis, Cali Hipp, Monica Petchakan, and Hanule Sky Seo

Results Live: — here is a link link.


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