CAMERON RAPPLEYE'S 68 LEADS MEN'S GOLF IN FIRST DAY OF BILL CULLUM
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — The Sacramento State men's golf team rallied from a tough first round to shoot an even-par 288 in the second round during the first day of the Bill Cullum Invitational on Monday at the Wood Ranch Golf Club.
Sacramento State shot 311 in the morning round but took advantage of a 68 from Cameron Rappleye and a 71 from Jordan Weir to storm back with a 288 in the afternoon. That score was tied with Utah State for the second-lowest team score of the round and trailed only UC Riverside's 286.
As a team, the Hornets' two-round total of 599 places the squad 10th in the 15-team field. Portland holds the lead heading into the final round with a total of 581. The Pilots are one stroke ahead of San Jose State and are closely followed by UCR (584), Cal State Northridge (585) and Cal State San Bernardino (587) in the top five.
Kenny Pigman of Cal State San Bernardino holds the individual lead at 67-72-139 and is two strokes ahead of four golfers who are tied for second. Pigman was aided by a hole-in-one on the 173-yard 13th hole.
For Sacramento State, Cameron Rappleye is tied for eighth at 75-68-143. Weir is tied for 28th after shooting 77-71-149. Jake Johnson and Jake Pineo are tied for 58th. Johnson shot 80-74-154 while Pineo recorded rounds of 79-75-154. Grant Rappleye is tied for 72nd after shooting 80-77-157.
BILL CULLUM INVITATIONAL
Wood Ranch GC • Par 72
1. Portland 286-295-581
2. San Jose State 291-292-582
3. UC Riverside 298-286-584
4. Cal State Northridge 296-289-585
5. Cal State San Bernardino 291-296-587
T6. South Dakota State 299-293-592
T6. Cal State Fullerton 294-298-592
8. Cal State Bakersfield 302-291-593
9. Utah State 309-288-597
10. SACRAMENTO STATE 311-288-599
11. DePaul 304-296-600
12. Southern Utah 298-303-601
13. Utah Valley 304-304-608
14. Cal Lutheran 304-312-616
15. Cal State San Marcos 305-312-617
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Kenny Pigman, CSUB, 67-72-139
T2. Nick Delio, CSN, 72-69-141
T2. Jeff Evans, SUU, 70-71-141
T2. David Smith, SDSU, 76-65-141
T2. Jake Wagner, UP, 70-71-141
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T8. Cameron Rappleye 75-68-143
T28. Jordan Weir 77-71-148
T58. Jake Johnson 80-74-154
T58. Jake Pineo 79-75-154
T72. Grant Rappleye 80-77-157