Bulldogs Edged on Tie-Breaker for NWAC Men’s Golf Title

The Bellevue College men’s golf team forged a four-shot lead after the first day, but saw regular-season leader North Idaho come back to tie it and then win the NWAC Golf Championship on a tie-breaker.

The Bulldogs had a score of 290 after the first round, followed by North Idaho at 294 and Spokane at 296. BC and North Idaho each finished with a final score of 580, with the tie-breaker going to the Cardinals, who won for the second straight season.

The BC all-freshmen women’s team finished fifth. Columbia Basin won the women’s title, 11 shots ahead of regular-season champ Spokane.

On the men’s side, BC sophomore Kevin Simmons tied for third at 143, three shots behind medalist Sean Langham of North Idaho. Sophomore teammate Evan Galando was one shot back in fifth place and freshman TJ Wurtz finished ninth.

Makenzie Milton finished fourth in the women’s tournament at 163, just four shots behind medalist Madi Brown of North Idaho. Emily Ngonvolalath finished with a score of 165, good for sixth place.

Both the men’s and women’s NWAC championships were played at Apple Tree Resort in Yakima, Wash. on May 20-21.

Men’s NWAC Championship results

Women’s NWAC Championship results

Bellevue’s Kevin Simmons was named to the 2018 NWAC Men’s Golf All-League first team and Curtis Koltermann earned second-team honors.

BC’s Emily Ngonvolalath was named second team 2018 NWAC Women’s Golf All-League.


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Last Updated May 25, 2018