GREEN SHOOTS 71 TO LEAD A MUCH-IMPROVED DAY FOR WOMEN'S GOLF
DOVE CANYON, Calif. — Junior Brooke Green shot a 1-under 71 to record the sixth-best round of the day and lead the Sacramento State women’s golf team in the second round of the Anteater Invitational on Tuesday. Green’s score coupled with her opening round 81 ties her for 15th place with 18 holes to play on Wednesday.
As a team, Sacramento State is in ninth place with a two-day total of 631. Idaho and UC Davis are tied for the top spot with a score of 597 and are followed in the top five by San Francisco (599), Long Beach State (602) and UC Irvine (614). The Hornets were able to lower their team score by 21 strokes from the opening round and have built at least a 22-stroke lead over the other three Big Sky schools in the tournament.
All five Sacramento State golfers improved their score from Monday. Green and freshman Julie Shutler were each able to drop 10 strokes to make the most significant jump. Freshman Justine Chen is tied for 17th overall and ranks second on the team with scores of 78-75-153. Shutler moved into a tie for 37th at 87-77-160. Sophomore Samantha Saffold is tied for 52nd at 84-82-166 and junior Annie Becker is tied for 58th at 87-82-169.
UC Irvine’s Jane Chin, who is ranked seventh nationally, and UC Davis’ Chelsea Stelzmiller are tied for the individual lead. Both golfers shot 69 on Tuesday and have a 36-hole total of 141.
The tournament will conclude on Wednesday with the final round.
T1. Idaho 303-294-597
T1. UC Davis 304293-597
3. San Francisco 301-298-599
4. Long Beach State 302-300-602
5. UC Irvine 318-296-614
6. UC Riverside 305-310-615
7. Nevada 316-301-617
8. Cal Poly 324-298-622
9. Sacramento State 326-305-631
10. Portland State 328-325-653
11. Cal State Northridge 338-329-667
12. Cal State San Marcos 344-326-670
13. Northern Colorado 336-335-671
14. Eastern Washington 354-330-684
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
T1. Jane Chin, UCI, 73-69-141
T1. Chelsea Stelzmiller, UCD, 72-69-141
3. Lee Lopez, LBSU, 74-70-144
T4. Danielle Cvitanov, USF, 73-72-145
T4. Alice Kim, UCD, 75-70-145
T4. Kayla Mortellaro, UI, 73-72-145
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T15. Brooke Green 81-71-152
T17. Justine Chen 78-75-153
T37. Julie Shutler 87-77-160
T52. Samantha Saffold 84-82-166
T58. Annie Becker 87-82-169