UBC Okanagan sweeps women’s golf awards at conference

First-year golfer Samantha Copeland of UBC Okanagan has been named PacWest's Player of the Year. Courtesy: UBC Okanagan

UBC Okanagan female golfers swept the conference awards after a dominating team effort on the fall PacWest tour.

Samantha Copeland, a first-year golfer, won two of the three tournaments. She was also named the PacWest Player of the Year and earned two Golfer of the Week awards.

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Rebecca Reitsma, another first-year golfer, won her first tournament in Chilliwack with back-to-back career lows. She was given the conference’s other all-star award, joining Copeland as one of the top two golfers on the women’s PacWest tour.

With the steady play and leadership of third-year McKenna Lesiuk, the UBCO Heat women won all three tournaments on the team side as well all three individual titles.