Mens golf sets scoring record for second time in 3 seasons

  The Occidental men’s golf team set a program record for lowest score in a single round in their last match, a win over Macalester College. Four players shot even-par or one under; Dylan Jirsa (junior) and Jack Pedan (sophomore)…

Jirsa, Tigers tee off the spring season at SCIAC #1 golf tournament

Dylan Jirsa (junior) led the Occidental men’s golf to a fourth-place finish at the SCIAC #1 tournament last weekend at Pasadena’s Brookside Golf Club. Jirsa finished second place overall with a final score of 2-under-142 in what head golf coach Will Morris…

Tiger golf teams surprise at SCIACs

The Occidental men’s and women’s golf teams battled through difficult weather conditions to post competitive scores in the SCIAC Championship Tournament this past weekend. On the first day, Kristin Oberiano (senior) led the women’s team by posting a solid 9-over…

Cano brings pro experience to Oxy Golf

Since his college years, Joe Cano followed a winding path that eventually brought him to Occidental as the men’s and women’s golf teams’ swing coach. Cano’s faith in his natural golf talent and his calling for teaching steered him through…

Women's golf struggles amidst tough conditions

The Occidental women’s golf team struggled in the SCIAC #2 tournament at South Hills Country Club in West Covina, Calif., over the weekend. Battling tough conditions and a poor Saturday showing, the women finished sixth, only ahead of La Verne.…

Oberiano represents Guam, Oxy on the green

Occidental’s Kristin Oberiano (senior) is not only a standout golfer in the SCIAC conference, but also a star on the Guam Women’s National Team. After dedicating the majority of her life to a sport that requires patience, discipline and technical…

Golfer reflects on struggles of LGBTQ athletes

It was National Coming Out Day Oct. 11, 2014. Occidental golfer William Mansfield (first year), stared at his laptop screen, nervous but determined. His eyes scanned over the post he was about to make public to all of his Facebook…

Rising Stars

Nicole Castro Women’s Tennis What do you find so rewarding about tennis? I think it’s a really personal achievement. Besides playing on a team, winning as an individual player is really beneficial. It’s helped me understand that a lot of…

Bares leads new and improved Occidental men's golf

Over the past two and a half years, the Occidental men’s golf team has been steadily climbing out of the cellar, moving from last to fourth place. During this ascent, team captain Colton Bares (junior) acted as the cornerstone of…

Bubba Watson wins again in the Pacific Palisades

For the second time in three years, 37-year-old Bubba Watson won the Northern Trust Open at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades. The victory marked Watson’s ninth win on the PGA Tour — all since 2010. His growing resume even…

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