|Women’s medalist – Sam Saleba (top) and Men’s medalist – Chad Hal (bottom) stand aside NWAC Hall of Fame member Ann Swanson follwing thier victories at the Ann Swanson Cup Sunday.|
The Bellevue College golf program has been the gold standard golf program in the NWAC so far this season. Both the men’s and women’s teams have won every fall tournament they have entered this fall.
The Bulldogs won the NWAC fall league match at Avalon, followed by their win at the Bigfoot Invitational, and now they have triumphed at the Ann Swanson Cup (named for NWAC Hall of Fame member Ann Swanson).
Sam Saleba earned medalist honors at this year’s event at Trophy Lakes. Sam has continually improved her tournament finishes throughout the fall. Saleba finished 15th at the fall league match, followed by a 6th place finish at the Bigfoot Invitational. Finally, the smiley Saleba, has finished on the podium. Ann Swanson, herself, was on hand to congratulate Sam and the other winners of the event held annually in her honor.
Chad Hall of Bellevue College earned the medalist position for the men’s division. This is Chad’s second medalist honors of the fall season. Chad also won the fall league match guaranteeing him the top individual standing heading into the spring season. Chad Hall is no newcomer to the NWAC golf scene. He was awarded First Team All NWAC honors for his performance his freshman season.
Women’s Team champions Bellevue and Men’s Team Champions also from Bellevue College.