MEN'S AND WOMEN'S GOLF CLOSE OUT FIRST DAY OF GIUSTINA MEMORIAL
CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Sacramento State women’s golf team is in seventh place and the men are in 10th following the first day of the Giustina Memorial on Monday. The women shot 302-324-626 while the men posted rounds of 292-299-591.
The Hornet women were paced by junior Brooke Green who led the team in both rounds with scores of 72 and 80. Her 36-hole score of 152 is tied for 14th overall. Freshman Justine Chen is tied for 21st with rounds of 74-81-155 while freshman Julie Shutler is tied for 33rd at 76-83-159. Sophomore Samantha Saffold fired two rounds of 80 and is tied for 35th while freshman Alyssa Pena rounds out the group at 83-87-170 to rank 48th.
Oregon leads the women’s tournament with a team score of 291-303-594. The Ducks are trailed by host Oregon State (303-298-601). Washington State (312-293-605) and San Francisco (301-304-605) are tied for third while Fresno State (311-306-617) is fifth.
Oregon’s Kate Hildahl is the individual leader following the first day with a 3-under 141 (71-70).
Like the women, the Sacramento State men competed with three freshmen in the lineup. Cameron Rappleye led the team at 70-74-144 and is tied for 22nd. Jake Johnson, who was competing in his first tournament, is tied for 28th at 72-73-145. Grant Norton and Grant Rappleye each shot 75-76-151 to tie for 44th. Jeremy Harris carded consecutive rounds of 78 and is tied for 47th.
Washington State and San Francisco are tied for the team lead. The Cougars shot 290 in the morning and rebounded with an afternoon round of 275. The Dons fired rounds of 283 and 282. The pair hold a four-stroke lead over Nevada (283-286) and Oregon State (286-283).
Nick Grigsby of Washington State posted 70-69-139 and is the leader. Ji Hwan Park and Domingo Jojola of USF, Nick Ellis of Washington State and Diego Velzaquez of Oregon State are each one stroke back in a four-way tie for second.
The Giustina Memorial is a unique collegiate event in that the same 10 schools competed in both the men’s and women’s tournaments. Oregon leads the combined standings with a first-day total of 1,165. Oreogn State, Washington State and San Francisco are tied for second with 1,170. Sacramento State ranks 10th at 1,217.
Both tournaments conclude with 18 holes on Tuesday.
COMBINED TEAM STANDINGS
1. Oregon - 1165
T2. Oregon State - 1170
T2. Washington State - 1170
T2. San Francisco - 1170
5. Nevada - 1187
6. Fresno State - 1192
7. Portland - 1205
8. Idaho - 1207
9. Boise State - 1214
10. Sacramento State – 1217
MEN’S TEAM STANDINGS
T1. Washington State – 290-275-565
T1. San Francisco - 283-282-565
T3. Nevada - 283-286-569
T3. Oregon State - 286-283-569
5. Portland - 293-277-570
6. Oregon - 282-289-571
7. Fresno State - 285-290-575
8. Idaho - 287-291-578
9. Boise State - 293-292-585
10. Sacramento State - 292-299-591
MEN’S TOP FIVE
1. Nick Grigsby, WSU, 70-69-139
T2. Ji Hwan Park. USF, 70-70-140
T2. Domingo Jojola, USF, 71-69-140
T2. Nick Ellis, WSU, 72-68-140
T2. Diego Velasquez, OSU, 71-69-140
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T22. Cameron Rappleye 70-74-144
T28. Jake Johnson 72-73-145
T44. Grant Norton 75-76-151
T44. Grant Rappleye 75-76-151
T47. Jeremy Harris 78-78-156
WOMEN’S TEAM SCORES
1. Oregon – 291-303-594
2. Oregon State – 303-298-601
T3. Washington State – 312-293-605
T3. San Francisco – 301-304-605
5. Fresno State – 311-306-617
6. Nevada – 306-312-618
7. Sacramento State – 302-324-626
T8. Boise State – 314-315-629
T8. Idaho – 312-317-629
10. Portland – 316-319-635
WOMEN’S TOP FIVE
1. Kate Hildahl, ORE, 71-70-141
2. Kendra Little, ORE, 69-73-142
3. Cara Freeman, OSU, 75-70-145
T4. Kayla Mortellaro, UI, 72-74-146
T4. Martha Buckard, OSU, 73-73-146
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T14. Brooke Green 72-80-152
T21. Justine Chen 74-81-155
T33. Julie Shutler 76-83-159
T25. Samantha Saffold 80-80-160
48. Alyssa Pena 83-87-170