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Women's Golf in Fifth after Second Round at Folino Invitational

Women's Golf in Fifth after Second Round at Folino Invitational

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Led by Sagee Palavivatana's 74, the Sacramento State women's golf team is in fifth place after the second round of the Folino Invitational at Industry Hills Golf Club.

The Hornets have totaled 315-307-622 during the first two rounds and trail Gonzaga (607) by 15 strokes for the tournament lead heading into Tuesday's final round. UC Riverside (615), Cal State Fullerton (620) and Portland State (621) complete the rest of the top five.

Palavivatana is in a three-way tie for fifth place with a two-round total of 76-74-150. She finds herself three shots off the pace of Portland State's Aram Choi (75-72-147) for the individual lead. On Monday, Palavivatana parred eight of her first nine holes with the exception being a double-bogey on the par-3 seventh. The back side of the course began with a birdie on the par-4 10th before two bogeys on her next three holes. After two pars, she birdied the par-4 16th and ended with a bogey on No. 18.

Tiffany Nichols was one stroke behind Palavivatana for the team low in the round. Nichols is tied for 14th overall at 79-75-154. The junior was 5-over at the midway part of her round with a birdie on No. 1, three pars, four bogeys and a double-bogey. She settled down in the latter half of her round with birdies on the par-5 11th and par-4 12th to go along with six pars and a bogey.

Lexie Hall remained in the top 20 and is tied for 19th following a second round 79. Hall parred 12 holes with four bogeys and two doubles. Her total was matched by Lisa Persson who finished with a birdie, 11 pars, four bogeys, a double bogey and a triple bogey.

Folino Invitational: Presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California
Industry Hills Golf Club at Pacific Palms: Babe Didrickson Course
Par 71 • 6,067 Yards

1. Gonzaga 303-304-607
2. UC Riverside 316-299-615
3. Cal State Fullerton 315-305-620
4. Portland State 312-309-621
5. SACRAMENTO STATE 315-307-622
6. Boise State 307-316-629
7. Wyoming 312-317-629
8. Stetson 324-308-632
9. Cal Poly 320-315-635
10. Montana 314-326-640
11. New Mexico State 320-326-646
12. Hawaii 336-333-669

1. Aram Choi, PSU, 75-72-147
2. Raychelle Santos, GON, 74-74-148
T3. Claudia Redinger, STET, 78-71-149
T3. Savannah Vilaubi, UCR, 79-70-149
T5. Sagee Palavivatana, SAC, 76-74-150
T5. Kristen Aiu, CSF, 73-77-150
T5. Victoria Fallgren, GON, 77-73-150

T5. Sagee Palavivatana 76-74-150
T14. Tiffany Nichols 79-75-154
T19. Lexie Hall 77-79-156
T35. Lisa Persson 83-79-162
T62. Kercia Brakel 87-85-172