MEN'S GOLF FINISHES SEVENTH AT WOLF PACK CLASSIC; RECORDS FIFTH BEST SCORE IN SCHOOL HISTORY
RENO, Nev. — Kyle Candlish and Cameron Rappleye each shot 71 to lead the Sacramento State men's golf team to a round of 286 in the final round of the Wolf Pack Classic on Tuesday. The Hornets finished the 54-hole tournament with a total of 869 to place seventh overall. The team's score is the fifth best in school history and its best of the season.
Wichita State, which entered the final round tied with Nevada for the top spot, pulled away to win the team title with a final round of 280. The Shockers finished at 847 and were two strokes better than San Diego (849). Nevada (853) placed third while Kansas State and Fresno State tied for fourth at 855.
Sacramento State was led in the overall standings by sophomore Jake Johnson who tied for 11th at 70-72-72-214. Johnson's 54-hole total is tied for the eighth best in school history and marks the second consecutive week that he has cracked the top 10.
Candlish used his play on Tuesday to tie for 33rd at 72-77-71-220. Grant Rappleye was also tied for 33rd with rounds of 76, 72, and 72. Cameron Rappleye overcame a rough first round to record the best total over the final 36 holes for the Hornets. Rappleye shot 79-72-71-222 to tie for 45th. Nick Neal completed the lineup at 74-75-75-224 to place 58th.
Dustin Garza of Wichita State was the medalist for the second straight year. Garza shot 67-67-71-205 to finish three strokes ahead of Kansas State's Joe Kinney and Fresno State Bhavik Patel.
Sacramento State will next be in action on Oct. 26-28 at the Kaua'i Collegiate Invitational.
1. Wichita State 283-284-280-847
2. San Diego 291-283-275-849
3. Nevada 280-287-286-853
T4. Kansas State 290-284-281-855
T4. Fresno State 287-281-287-855
6. Arizona 286-291-286-863
7. Sacramento State 292-291-286-869
8. New Mexico State 295-284-294-873
9. Idaho 296-287-294-877
T10. Gonzaga 293-295-291-879
T10. Boise State 300-291-288-879
12. Loyola Marymount 297-299-285-881
13. Portland 297-297-296-890
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Dustin Garza, WSU, 67-67-71-205
T2. Joe Kinney, KSU, 74-67-67-208
T2. Bhavik Patel, FS, 71-67-70-208
T4. Jared Becher, NEV, 69-70-70-209
T4. Ryan Hallisey, NEV, 66-71-72-209
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T11. Jake Johnson 70-72-72-214
T33. Kyle Candlish 72-77-71-220
T33. Grant Rappleye 76-72-72-220
T45. Cameron Rappleye 79-72-71-222
58. Nick Neal 74-75-75-224