NIPOMO, Calif. —
Persson, who transferred to Sacramento State from Shorter University, shot 71-72-75-218 to finish one stroke ahead of Cal State Northridge's Clariss Guce. The Jonkoping, Sweden, native becomes the first Hornet woman to win a tournament since finished first at the Cal Poly Lamkin Grip Challenge in March of 2011.
Persson's 54-hole total of 218 is the seventh-lowest in school history. Her effort comes just one tournament after she recorded a hole-in-one and shot 69 at the WSU Cougar Cup.
Nichols, who is also new to the team this fall after transferring from San Jose State, shot 75-74-72-221 which ranks eighth in the Hornet record book. Her 1-over par round of 72 in the third round was the best on the team.
Sacramento State finished second with a three-round total of 911. Host Cal Poly held on to its first-day lead to shoot 901.
Sophomore tied for 17th with rounds of 78-79-79-236. Freshman carded rounds of 82-79-77-238 to tie for 19th and sophomore was 28th after shooting 82-85-77-244. Playing as an individual, tied for 34th place at 79-86-88-253.
The Hornets return to action on Oct. 22 at the SCU Colby Invitational hosted by Santa Clara.
Firestone Grill College Invitational
Nipomo, Calif. • Monarch Dunes Golf Club
Par 71 • 6,007 Yards
1. Cal Poly 300-302-299-901
2. SACRAMENTO STATE 306-304-301-911
3. Cal Poly B 323-305-306-934
4. CS Northridge 312-314-312-938
5. CS Bakersfield 321-323-311-955
6. Claremont Mudd Scripps 330-331-310-971
7. Biola 316-340-327-983
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. , SAC, 71-72-75-218
2. Clariss Guce, CSN, 73-74-72-219
T3. , SAC, 75-74-72-221
T3. Drew Thomas, CP, 74-73-74-221
5. Asia Adell, CP, 78-72-72-222
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
claimed her first individual title as a Hornet and tied for third to lead the Sacramento State women's golf team to a second-place finish at the Firestone Grill College Invitational.
July 3, 2013 HORNETS EARN 29 SPRING BIG SKY All-ACADEMIC HONORS
July 2, 2013 PERSSON, HALL EARN NATIONAL ACADEMIC HONOR
April 23, 2013 WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES FIFTH; BRAKEL SETS CAREER LOW
April 19, 2013 LISA PERSSON NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN'S GOLFER OF THE WEEK
April 16, 2013 PERSSON LEADS FINAL ROUND SURGE FOR WOMEN'S GOLF
April 15, 2013 WOMEN'S GOLF OPENS PLAY AT FRESNO STATE LEXUS CLASSIC
April 10, 2013 WOMEN'S GOLF WRAPS UP PLAY AT THE WYOMING COWGIRL CLASSIC
February 26, 2013 TRIO TIE FOR TEAM LOW IN FINAL ROUND OF UC IRVINE INVITATIONAL
February 25, 2013 BODNAR LEADS WOMEN'S GOLF AFTER FIRST DAY OF UC IRVINE INVITATIONAL
February 19, 2013 Palavivatana Finishes Fifth, Nichols Leads Team in Final Round
February 18, 2013 Women's Golf in Fifth after Second Round at Folino Invitational
February 17, 2013 Women's Golf Back in Action at the Folino Invitational
February 5, 2013 Women's Golf Tabbed Third in Big Sky Preseason Poll
November 27, 2012 Sacramento State Saddened by the Passing of Rene Mondine
November 16, 2012 Women's Golf Signs Chloe Bartek to National Letter of Intent
October 31, 2012 Women's Golf Finishes Ninth at Rainbow Wahine
October 30, 2012 Persson Again the Low at Rainbow Wahine Invitational
October 24, 2012 Trio Helps Women's Golf Surge at Colby Invitational
October 22, 2012 Persson Leads Team in First Round of SCU Colby Invitational
October 8, 2012 Persson Holds Individual Lead After First Round at Cal Poly
September 25, 2012 Persson's Ace Guides her to Round of 69
September 24, 2012 Women's Golf Makes Season Debut at WSU Cougar Cup