The Heat's (from left) Carolyn Lee

UBCO women win PACWEST golf

Heat takes season title, Carolyn Lee and Lauren Siemers named women's all-stars, James Casorso makes grade for the men

The UBC Okanagan women’s golf team capped the 2015 season in style, capturing the PACWEST provincial team title at the Chilliwack Golf Glub.

Heat golfers Carolyn Lee, Lauren Siemers, and Emily Adams finished second, third and fourth, respectively, in the individual standings for the season.

Lee and Siemers were also named to the PACWEST women’s all-star team.

On the men’s side, the Heat’s James Casorso also earned all-star honours.

The Heat women won the team title with a four-tournament score of 1,314, 25 strokes better than Fraser Valley.

Siemers, who had a hole-in-one, the previous weekend shot 162 (80-82) in Chilliwack to finish three shots back of winner, Hannah Dirksen of Fraser Valley. Adams placed third (164), while Lee was fourth (164).

On the men’s side the Heat won bronze for the third straight year.

James Casorso, Grant Dollevoet, Oliver Rizun and Jacob Stewart finished behind Camosun and UFV.

Casorso, who tied for fifth in the final tourney at 146 (75-71), finished the season standings in fourth overall.

Stewart tied with Casorso for fifth and was ninth overall on the season, Rizun was 17th and Dollevoet, 19th.

Both the Heat women’s and men’s teams have qualified for the 2015 PING CCAA national championships which will be hosted by the Fraser Valley Cascades,  Oct. 13 to 16 in Chilliwack.



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