Warrior golf program adds seven recruits
Lewis-Clark State College golf coach Paul Thompson has announced the signing of seven athletes. The new recruits include three additions to the women’s team and four to the men’s squad.
Joining the Warrior women’s program is Karina Davila of Cordoba, Veracruz, Mexico, Trista Webb of Tacoma, Wash., and Jordan Wyrick of Lynnwood, Wash. All three will be freshmen this fall.
Davila attended high school at Centro Educativo Jean Piaget in Veracruz and was a part of a golf team that won the South Conference Tour in 2009, took second in 2010, and third in 2011. She also was a member of the Mexican national team at the Optimist World Championship. She plans to major in Sports Administration at LCSC.
Webb earned four varsity letters at Stadium High School playing for coach Paco Cartilage. She was named Tacoma Athlete of the Year in 2012, and earned team MVP honors in 2012 and 2011. Webb will major in Nursing.
Wyrick comes to the Warriors from King’s High School, in Shoreline, Wash. The Washington native earned four varsity letter’s at King’s under coach Simonette Sancho. She plans to major in Biology.
Joining the men’s team is Joel Christensen of Liberty Lake, Wash., Rylee Iacolucci of Cle Elum, Wash., and Bret Hogg and Danny Torres of Caldwell, Idaho.
Christensen is a freshman out of Central Valley High School where he earned four varsity golf letters and played for coach Steve Rasmussen. Last season as a senior he received second-team All-Greater Spoke League honors while claiming medalist honors at multiple events. He earned first-team GSL honors as a junior. Christensen, who was an Honor Society member for four years, plans to major in Math and Business.
Also a freshman, Iacolucci comes to the Warriors from Cle Elum Roslyn High School, where he was coached by his father, Wade Iacolucci, a former golfer at Washington State University. Last season he took fourth at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1A State Tournament, and in 2011 he took seventh. Iacolucci will major in Business Administration with a Management Accounting Emphasis.
A junior, Hogg is transferring to LCSC from Southwestern Oregon Community College where he was named the program’s player of the year in 2010. Prior to this he attended Vallivue High School where he earned four varsity letters while winning medalist honors five times during his junior and senior seasons. Hogg plans to major in Kinesiology.
Torres is a sophomore who spent one season with Treasure Valley Community College under coach Dave Boles. He was named the Centennial Men’s Golf Association Club Champion in 2011 and also earned two varsity letters while playing alongside Hogg at Vallivue. The Idaho native plans to study business at Lewis-Clark State.