WOMEN'S GOLF IN THIRD, GREEN TIED FOR THIRD AT WYOMING COWGIRL CLASSIC
CHANDLER, Ariz. — The Sacramento State women’s golf team is in third place following the first two rounds of the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic on Monday at the Ocatillo Golf Resort. The Hornets shot 309-312-612 and are trailing only Northern Arizona (309-296-605) and Fresno State (303-306-609).
Junior Brooke Green led the team in the opening round, posting a round-best score of 70. Green added a round of 80 in the afternoon and is tied for third place overall with a 36-hole score of 150.
Northern Arizona’s Bethany Leclair shot 77-69-146 and leads Montana State’s Kelly Gillum (76-72-148) by a pair of strokes.
The tournament features all nine Big Sky Conference schools and serves as a tune-up for the conference championships which take place later this month at Ocatillo. Among Big Sky schools, NAU and Sacramento State hold the top two spots. The rest of the field is comprised of Montana State (625), Portland State (628), Montana (636), Northern Colorado (644), Weber State (646), Eastern Washington (653), and Idaho State (681).
Freshman Justine Chen ranked second for the Hornets and is tied for 10th place after Monday. Chen shot 77-76-153. Sophomore Samantha Saffold is tied for 27th with rounds of 83-75-158. Saffold’s second round was the best on the team.
Freshman Julie Shutler is tied for 51st at 80-82-162 and fellow freshman Sasha Cruz shot 82-81-163 and is tied for 59th.
The tournament concludes with a single round on Tuesday.
1. Northern Arizona 309-296-605
2. Fresno State 303-306-609
3. Sacramento State 309-312-621
4. Montana State 316-309-625
5. Portland State 310-318-628
6. Gonzaga 320-309-629
T7. McNeese State 308-322-630
T7. Wyoming 321-309-630
9. UC Riverside 322-313-635
10. Montana 317-319-636
11. South Dakota State 321-318-639
12. Northern Colorado 323-321-644
13. Weber State 323-323-646
14. Xavier 324-327-651
15. Eastern Washington 327-326-653
16. Old Dominion 327-330-657
17. North Dakota State 332-327-659
18. Southern Utah 336-334-670
19. Idaho State 345-336-681
DNF – Portland DNF-320
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Bethany Leclair, NAU, 77-69-146
2. Kelly Gillum, NAU, 76-72-148
T3. Brooke Green, SAC, 70-80-150
T3. Alexa Kim, NAU, 79-71-150
T5. Ali Carter, NAU, 73-78-151
T5. Maggie Welch, McNeese, 73-78-151
T5. Louisa Lies, FS, 75-76-151
T5. Hali Coppin, FS, 77-74-151
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T3. Brooke Green 70-80-150
T10. Justin Chen 77-76-153
T27. Samantha Saffold 83-75-158
T51. Julie Shutler 80-82-162
T59. Sasha Cruz 82-81-163