MEN'S GOLF ALL-DECADE TEAM ANNOUNCED
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Throughout the summer, the Sacramento State athletics department will take a look back and honor the student-athletes who have made the biggest impact on their sport over the last 10 years.
To be eligible for the all-decade team, a student-athlete must have played at least one year in their sport between the 2000-01 and 2009-10 academic years, and must have completed their eligibility as a Hornet, or be an active member of the team. For men's golf, scoring average in the decade as well as individual victories and academic achievement were the primary factors in comprising the team.
Phillip Cuthbertson (1998-2001)
In his senior season (2000-01), Cutherbertson averaged 74.95 to lead the team by just over 1.5 strokes per round. That season, he recorded four top 20 finishes, including a victory at the Dusty Destuel Invitational. He was also an all-Big Sky selection as a junior and finished his career with five top 10 finishes.
Scott DeBorba (2007-09)
In three seasons with the team, DeBorba recorded an average of 74.89 per round. As a senior in 2008-09, DeBorba posted an average of 74.19 which ranks 12th in school single-season history. He won the Cal Poly Men's Invitational after shooting 72-65-73-210 for one of his three top 20 finishes in the year. DeBorba was also the medalist at the Diablo Valley Intercollegiate in 2007. He ended that tournament with a third-round 68 which is tied for the ninth lowest score in school history.
Jake Johnson (2009-pres.)
Johnson recently completed a spectacular sophomore season. He opened the 2009-10 season by placing among the top 15 in the first four tournaments. Among those was a second-place showing at the Purple & Red Invitational where he shot 67-69-73-209 to place second and tie the school 54-hole record. His season average of 73.85 ranks him sixth in school history. In two seasons, Johnson has an average of 74.96 in 48 career rounds.
Tanner Makimoto (1999-2003)
A four-year letterwinner, Makimoto played the last half of his career in the decade. In 33 rounds, he averaged 74.70 which is the third best mark in the 10-year span. As a senior, he was a first team all-independent selection after averaging 73.72 which ranks as the fourth best in school history. As a junior, he earned all-Big Sky Conference recognition after tying for eighth place at the conference championship.
Grant Rappleye (2009-pres.)
Rappleye was named the tri-MVP of the America Sky Conference in 2010 after averaging 73.48 in 27 rounds. He had three top-10 and six top-20 finishes during the year. His best score came at the Paulous Cougar Invitational where he shot 70-71-73-214 to place sixth and tie for the third-lowest 54-hole score in Sacramento State history. Rappleye's career average of 74.29 ranks second in the decade and his 2009-10 average of 73.48 is the third best in school history.
Wednesday, June 30 - Baseball
Friday, July 2 - Men's Basketball
Monday, July 5 - Women’s Basketball
Wednesday, July 7 - Football
Friday, July 9 - Men’s Golf
Monday, July 12 - Women’s Golf
Wednesday, July 14 - Gymnastics
Friday, July 16 - Rowing
Monday, July 19 - Men’s Soccer
Wednesday, July 21 - Women’s Soccer
Friday, July 23 - Softball
Monday, July 26 - Men’s Tennis
Wednesday, July 28 - Women’s Tennis
Friday, July 30 - Men’s Track and Field/Cross County
Monday, Aug. 2 - Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country
Wednesday, Aug. 4 - Volleyball