CAMERON RAPPLEYE FINISHES TIED FOR FOURTH AT ANTEATER INVITATIONAL
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Sacramento State junior Cameron Rappleye continued his hot play with an even-par round of 72 to conclude play at the Anteater Invitational on Tuesday at Big Canyon Country Club. Rappleye finished the 54-hole event with a total of 72-70-72-214 which tied him for fourth place.
Overall, the Hornets fell to seventh place with a team score of 306 in Tuesday's lone round. Rappleye posted the lowest score on the team and was closely followed by freshman Jordan Weir, who carded a 73.
The team also counted a 79 from Jake Pineo and an 83 from Jake Johnson. Grant Rappleye shot 86 for the fifth score.
Johnson entered the final round tied for fourth place but dropped to a tie for 21st with a total of 73-69-82-224. Grant Rappleye tied for 50th at 73-74-86-233 and Pineo finished in 61st at 82-82-79-243.
Weir joined Cameron Rappleye as the only Hornets to shoot in the 70s for all three rounds, but the freshman was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard following the second round.
Arizona held withstood a late surge from host UC Irvine to win the team title. The Wildcats shot 285-292-295-872 to finish four strokes ahead of the Anteaters. UCI's third-round 291 was the lowest team score of the round.
The remainder of the top five consisted of Cal Poly (866), Santa Clara (888) and UC Santa Barbara (891).
Individually, Brian Harris defeated Cal State Northridge's Nick Delio in a playoff to become the medalist. Both golfers had a three-round total of 211 but Harris was able to eagle the par-5, 520-yard 18th, during the first hole of the playoff.
Sacramento State will have nearly a month off before returning to action at the Fresno State Lexus Classic on March 7.
1. Arizona 285-292-295-872
2. UC Irvine 292-293-291-876
3. Cal Poly 297-293-296-886
4. Santa Clara 294-292-302-888
5. UC Santa Barbara 293-298-300-891
6. Saint Mary's 295-300-299-894
7. SACRAMENTO STATE 294-295-306-895
8. Loyola Marymount 292-307-301-900
9. UC Riverside 306-298-299-903
10. Cal State Northridge 302-290-312-904
11. Cal State Fullerton 304-295-308-907
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Bryan Harris, UCI, 69-75-67-211
2. Nick Delio, CSN, 71-67-73-211
3. Geoff Gonzalez, CP. 69-72-71-212
T4. Cameron Rappleye, SAC, 72-70-72-214
T4. Jonathan Khan, ARIZ, 70-72-72-214
T4. Sam Smith, USC, 71-73-70-214
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T4. Cameron Rappleye 72-70-72-214
T21. Jake Johnson 73-69-82-224
T50. Grant Rappleye 72-74-86-233
61. Jake Pineo 82-82-79-243
DQ. Jordan Weir 76-DQ-73