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Briefs: Golfers UCI-bound

November 29, 2013

Lindsay Gullikson, Kelsey Kawaguchi, Joo Seo and Camille Wagg have signed national letters of intent to continue their women's golf career at UC Irvine, Anteaters' Coach Julie Brooks has announced.

"I am extremely happy to be bringing in such a great group of players and women," Brooks said. "They will make an immediate impact and will help us achieve our goal of winning championships."

Gullickson, from Bellarmine Prep High in Tacoma, Wash. qualified for state championships as a sophomore by winning the West Central 4A District Tournament. She also qualified for state as a junior and placed 16th.

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A member of four straight state championship teams, Gullickson won WJGA Districts and tied for third at the 2013 Pacific Northwest Junior Girls' Amateur Championship. She tied for seventh at the 2012 PNGA Jr. Girls Amateur.

Kawaguchi, a senior at Los Altos High, played prep golf on the boys' team, on which she was voted Rookie of the Year in 2011.

She won the Santa Cruz City Amateur Championship in 2013 and was medalist at the Charlie Culver Junior event in 2012. She finished third at the Sacramento State Fair Junior in 2012 and fourth at the AJGA Centennial Taylormade-addidas Qualifier.

Kawaguchi set the course record as well as the Blossom Valley Athletic League and Santa Clara Valley Athletic League record at the Santa Teresa Golf Course with a score of 67 in 2013.

Seo, a two-time Sea View League MVP at Aliso Niguel High, participated in the CIF Southern Section Individual Championship twice and qualified for the Women's Southern California Golf Assn. Championship.

She was Sea View League individual champion in 2013 and advanced to the CIF Southern Section Southern Individual Regional, in which she placed 12th as a senior.

She won the 2013 Toyota Tour Cup Series at Bella Collina and had four other top-five finishes as a senior. She was medalist in 14 of 15 matches during the 2011 season, which was a high school record.

She was the South Coast League as a sophomore.

Wang, produced a 75.1 scoring average as a senior this fall at Rocklin High in Northern California, She was Sierra Foothill League MVP twice as well as a four-time first-team All-Sierra Foothill League honoree.

She was named to the All-Sacramento River City girls' golf team as a sophomore and junior and led her team to its first NorCal section championship.

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