MADISON, Wis. — The Oregon State women’s golf team concluded the East West Match Play Challenge on Tuesday with a 3-2 victory over UC Davis.
Olivia Benzin defeated Christine Danielsson 4 and 3, Ellie Slama took down Madison Wood 3 and 1, and Nicole Schroeder recorded a 1-up win over Rei Nakatani.
The Beavers knocked off Michigan 3-2 on Monday at the par-72, 6,219-yard University Ridge Golf Course to go unbeaten in the match-play competition.
Benzin went 2-0 in the tournament while Susie Cavanagh, Haley Nist, Schroeder and Slama all went 1-1.
Mari Nishiura was one of eight golfers competing as an individual, and she claimed that title with 1-up wins over Tzu Yu Chou of Iowa State on Monday and Kathy Lim of Michigan on Tuesday.
There were eight teams in the field, which began with 36 holes of stroke-play competition on Sunday. The teams were then seeded and competed in match play on Monday and Tuesday.
The match play format was five golfers competing head-to-head in individual play with one point given to the winning player. The first team to three points won the match. Extra holes were played as necessary.
The Beavers return to action next week when they compete at the Coeur d’Alene Invitational in Idaho.