Linda Brown (Photo: CSUEB Athletics)

Linda Brown (Photo: CSUEB Athletics)

CSUEB's Linda Brown scores a 73 to finish in top 23 at NCAA Women's Golf Championships

  • May 20, 2014 6:00am

Cal State East Bay junior Linda Brown shot 73 (+2) for the second consecutive day to climb up to 23rd place after the final round of the NCAA Division II Championships. Brown, who was West Regional co-champion and the first Pioneer golfer ever to compete at Division II Nationals, finished with a four-round total of 303 (+19) at the par-71 Rock Barn Golf and Spa.

The San Leandro native ended up placing in the top-third of the overall field of 72 golfers. She finished fourth out of all golfers competing individually. Brown was named a Division II All-American by the Women's Golf Coaches Association (WCGA). She also earned All-West Regions, as announced on Thursday night during the WGCA Division II Awards Banquet. She's the first CSUEB golfer to be honored as an All-American. Entering Nationals, Brown ranked 28th in the nation in scoring average (76.67), second in short game percentage (53.4%), and sixth in fewest putts per round (30.75).

California State University, East Bay is the San Francisco East Bay Area's high-access public university of choice. CSUEB serves the region with campuses in Hayward and Concord, a professional development center in Oakland, and an innovative online campus. With an enrollment of more than 14,000, the University offers a nationally recognized freshman year experience, award-winning curriculum, personalized instruction, and expert faculty. Students choose from among more than 100 professionally focused fields of study for which the University confers bachelor's and master's degrees, as well as an Ed.D. in education. Named a "Best in the West" college, as well as a Best Business School, by the influential Princeton Review, Cal State East Bay is among the region's foremost producers of teachers, business professionals and entrepreneurs, public administrators, health professionals, literary and performing artists, and science and math graduates.

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