DeBORBA AND NORTON LEAD MEN'S GOLF IN FINAL ROUND OF SCU INVITATIONAL
SAN JOSE, Calif. — Junior Scot DeBorba shot 69 and sophomore Grant Norton added a 70 to tie for 21st place and lead the Sacramento State men’s golf team to an eight-place showing at the SCU Invitational on Tuesday.
The Hornets finished the three-round tournament with a team score of 888. That mark placed them 30 strokes behind Portland who won the team title with a total of 858. Host Santa Clara was one stroke back in second place followed by Oklahoma (861), Cal State Northridge (868) and British Columbia (870).
Cal State Northridge’s Nick Delio cruised to the medalist honor with a total of 203. Delio shot 69-67-67 to finish 15 strokes under par and was six strokes better than Santa Clara’s Tim Lynch.
Norton and DeBorba both got off to an inconsistent start on Monday. Norton shot 73-77 while DeBorba fired rounds of 78 and 73. DeBorba’s 69 on Tuesday was tied for the fourth-best score during the final round while Norton’s 70 tied for sixth.
Jeremy Harris had the third-highest finish on the team after shooting 73-75-76-224 to tie for 36th. Kyle Candlish tied for 59th at 71-77-84-232 while Cody Miller tied for 65th with rounds of 78-81-76-235.
The tournament was the final event during the fall season for the Hornets. The team will return to the links in March for the start of its spring campaign.
1. Portland 283-290-285-858
2. Santa Clara 290-284-285-859
3. Oklahoma 288-277-296-861
4. CS Northridge 288-293-287-868
5. British Columbia 293-293-284-870
6. Boise State 285-296-297-878
7. Campbell 311-285-288-884
8. Sacramento State 295-302-391-888
9. Gonzaga 292-293-306-891
10. Kennesaw State 309-295-292-896
11. South Dakota State 298-305-294-897
12. Loyola 296-303-299-898
13. Utah Valley State 301-298-301-900
14. Idaho State 322-296-303-921
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Nick Delio, CSN, 69-67-67-203
2. Tim Lynch, SCU, 73-66-70-209
T3. Joel Johnson, UP, 71-71-68-210
T3. Tyler Rody, OU, 71-66-73-210
T5. Terrence Macatangay, UP, 71-72-70-213
T5. Eric Durbin, OU, 71-69-73-213
T5. Cory Renfrew, BC, 72-72-69-213
T5. Troy Merritt, BSU, 67-70-76-213
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T21. Grant Norton 73-77-70-220
T21. Scott DeBorba 78-73-69-220
T36. Jeremy Harris 73-75-76-224
T59. Kyle Candlish 71-77-84-232
T65. Cody Miller 78-81-76-235