WOMEN'S GOLF, PERSSON SET SCHOOL RECORDS, TEAM TIES FOR SECOND
SEDONA, Ariz. — The Sacramento State women's golf team recorded its second consecutive round of 301 and tied for second place at the Red Rocks Invitational on Sunday. The Hornets finished the two-round tournament with a total of 602 which set the school record by one stroke.
Individually, Lisa Persson recorded the lowest 36-hole total in Hornet history with at 71-74-145. Persson broke the previous record of 147 which was held by Samantha Saffold and Julie Shutler. Tiffany Nichols also moved into the 36-hole top 10 at 78-71-149 which tied her for fourth at Sacramento State.
Persson tied for fourth place in the tournament, marking her second top five finish of her Hornet career while Nichols tied for ninth. Her second round score tied her career low and her 36th hole total is the best of her career.
Sagee Palavivtana provided a round of 77 for the third lowest score of the day. Palavivatana tied for 33rd overall at 79-77-156. Freshman Chloe Bartek tied for 25th with rounds of 79 and 77. The final scores were provided by Natalie Bodnar who tied for 33rd (77-79-156).
Xavier maintained its lead to win the tournament by 14 strokes. The Muskateers totaled 299-289-588 to finish 14 strokes ahed of Sacramento State and Northern Arizona.
Jacquie LeMarr of NAU was the medalist at 70-71-141.
Sacramento State will next compete at the Fresno State Lexus Classic on March 17-18.
Red Rocks Invitational
Sedona, Ariz. | Oak Creek CC
1. Xavier 299-289-588
T2. Sacramento State 301-301-602
T2. Northern Arizona 305-297-602
4. Grand Canyon 304-300-604
5. Cal Poly 307-306-613
T6. Wichita State 314-302-616
T6. Eastern Washington 319-297-616
8. UC Riverside 315-302-617
9. Seattle 311-307-618
10. Southern Utah 315-307-622
11. Utah Valley 315-318-633
12. Oakland 314-320-634
13. Weber State 324-311-635
14. Northern Colorado 336-307-643
15. British Columbia 332-323-655
16. IUPUI 325-338-663
17. Mesa CC 340-327-667
18. North Dakota 353-339-692
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Jacquie LeMarr, NAU, 70-71-141
T2. Ariel McNair, XAV, 72-70-142
T2. Charlotte Jaengkit, GCU, 71-71-142
T4. Lisa Persson, SAC, 71-74-145
T4. Monica Jung, SUU, 76-69-145
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T4. Lisa Persson 71-74-145
T9. Tiffany Nichols 78-71-149
T25. Chloe Bartek 75-79-154
T23. Natalie Bodnar 77-79-156
T33. Sagee Palavivatana 79-77-156