MEN'S GOLF MAINTAINS LEAD HEADING INTO FINAL ROUND
GREELEY, Colo. — The Sacramento State men's golf team maintained its overall lead following the second round of the Div. I Independent Golf Championships on Saturday.
The Hornets shot 287 on Saturday and are six strokes ahead of Northern Colorado with a two-round total of 570. The host Bears rallied after shooting 296 during the first day, to post an 8-under 280 in the second round. Utah Valley State (581), Weber State (587), North Dakota State (589), South Dakota State (591), and Idaho State (592) complete the field.
Individually, Sacramento State was paced by Scott DeBorba during the second round. DeBorba bounced back from a first-round 76 to fire a 2-under 70 and is tied for 12th. Freshman Grant Norton, who led after the first round, is now tied for second after shooting 72. Norton's total of 140 is one stroke behind NDSU's Eric Johnson who is atop the leaderboard.
Cody Miller and Jeremy Harris are both tied for eighth. Miller shot an even-par 72 on Saturday while Harris carded a 73. The pair are four strokes off the lead at 143.
Kyle Candlish completes the five-member team at 74-75-149 to tie for 22nd.
1. Sacramento State 283-287-570
2. Northern Colorado 296-280-576
3. Utah Valley State 289-292-581
4. Weber State 296-291-587
5. North Dakota State 297-292-589
6. South Dakota State 297-294-591
3. Idaho State 294-298-592
TOP FIVE INDIVIDUALS
1. Eric Johnson, NDSU, 72-67-130
T2. Grant Norton, SAC, 68-72-140
T2. Greg Buckway, WSU, 71-69-140
4. Nic Van Vuuren, UVSU, 69-72-141
T5. Eric Higgins, UNC, 733-69-142
T5. Kyle Burns, UNC, 75-67-142
T5. Austin French, WSU, 72-60-142
SACRAMETNO STATE SCORES
T2. Grant Norton 68-72-140
T8. Jeremy Harris 70-73-143
T8. Cody Miller 71-72-143
T12. Scott DeBorba 76-70-146
T22. Kyle Candlish 74-75-149