SEASIDE, Calif. -- The Sacramento State women's golf team captured its
first tournament title of the season with a 12-shot victory at the Otter
Invitational over the weekend. The two-round tournament, which was
hosted by Cal State Monterey Bay, was held at the Boynet Golf Course.
Senior Erin Brannigan led the Hornet attack and claimed the individual
medalist honors. The senior from Bend, Ore., shot 82-82 to finish with
165 ? seven strokes ahead of the second-place finisher. Sophomore
Courtney Cotter tied for third and senior Denise Larson tied for 10th to
round out the top 10 finishers.
Gonzaga finished second in the team standings with 705. The University
of British Columbia (709) and Cal Poly (731) placed third and fourth,
respecitively. Willamette University and Cal State Monterey Bay each had
individual golfers but did not record a team score.
1. SACRAMENTO STATE 347-346-693; 2. Gonzaga 353-353-705; 3. British
Columbia 359-350-709; 4. Cal Poly 359-372-731.
TOP 10 FINISHERS
1. ERIN BRANNIGAN, SAC, 83-82-165; 2. Staci Davison, CP, 84-88-172; T3.
COURTNEY COTTER, SAC, 84-90-174; T3. Alicia Gilb, GON, 84-90-174; 5.
Megan Boss, CP, 90-85-175; T6. Jackie Hays, BC, 89-97-176; T6. Lindsay
Jackson, BC, 89-87-176; 8. Carrie DeGree, GON, 94-83-177; 9. Gina
Battaglia, CSUMB, 88-90-178; T10. DENISE LARSON, SAC, 91-89-180; T10.
CHRISTY FERRERO, SAC, 95-85-180; T10. Kate Siddell, GON, 84-96-180; T10.
Sarah Moodie, BC, 92-88-180.
SACRAMENTO STATE RESULTS
1. Erin Brannigan 83-82-165; T3. Courtney Cotter 84-90-174; T10. Denise
Larson 91-89-180; T10. Christy Ferrero 95-85-180; T17. Tracy Parkison