SHUTLER'S 70 LEADS SECOND ROUND CHARGE BY WOMEN'S GOLF
INDUSTRY HILLS, Calif. — Senior Julie Shutler shot a 1-under 70 to help the Sacramento State women's golf team surge during the second day of the Folino Invitational on Monday.
Shutler moved into fourth place with a round that featured two birdies, 15 pars and a bogey. Shutler began her day by parring the first seven holes before birdying the par-4 8th. She moved to 2-under after a birdie on the par-3 13th followed four consecutive pars. Shutler's lone miscue of the day came on the final hole where she bogeyed the par-5 18th.
Through two rounds, Shutler is now 6-over (78-70-148) and is now six strokes behind Montana's Tara Green who moved into the lead with a second-round 68.
Gonzaga extended its team lead with a second-round best 303. The Bulldogs stand at 604 and are followed by Cal State Fullerton (608) and Montana (609) in the top three. Sacramento State is tied with Cal Poly for sixth place with a two-round total of 632.
Justine Chen and Kercia Brakel each carded rounds of 79 to tie for the second best score on the team during the day. Chen's front nine featured a birdie, five pars, two bogeys and a double-bogey. She settled down a bit on the back nine with four pars and five bogeys.
Brakel's stood at 5-over through her first 10 holes but then ran off five straight pars. A double-bogey in the par-4 16th stopped the streak and she closed her round with bogey and par.
Freshman Lexie Hall provided the final score towards the team total with an 80. Hall had one birdie, eight pars, eight bogeys and a double-bogey.
1. Gonzaga 301-303-604
2. Cal State Fullerton 304-304-608
3. Montana 311-298-609
4. Long Beach State 311-305-616
5. Cal State Northridge 317-311-628
T6. SACRAMENTO STATE 324-308-632
T6. Cal Poly 315-317-632
8. South Alabama 320-322-642
9. UC Riverside 328-318-646
10. Seattle 326-322-648
11. Eastern Washington 323-329-652
12. CSU Bakersfield 340-337-677
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Tara Green, UM, 74-68-142
2. Alice Kim, GON, 76-70-146
3. Olivia Weber, UM, 75-72-147
4. Julie Shutler, SAC, 78-70-148
5. Taylor Fowler, CSF, 75-74-149
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
4. Julie Shutler 78-70-148
T23. Sagee Palavivatana 76-81-157
T40. Hayley Holloway* 78-85-163
T45. Kercia Brakel 85-79-164
T48. Lexie Hall 85-80-165
T53. Justine Chen 87-79-166
*Competing as individual