GREEN LEADS WOMEN'S GOLF IN FINAL ROUND OF HAWKEYE INVITATIONAL
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Senior Brooke Green shot 80 in the third and final round of the Hawkeye Invitational to lead the Sacramento State women's team on Sunday.
The Hornets struggled through the final round, posting a score of 327. The team ended the two-day event in 11th place with a total of 314-325-327-966.
On Sunday, Green was the lone Sacramento State golfer that needed to finish her second round. She then returned to the course and finished with a two-stroke lead over her teammates in the round. Her total of 80-85-80-245 left her tied for 51st overall.
Sophomore Julie Shutler had the highest overall finish among Hornet golfers. Shutler shot 77-78-83-238 to tie for 30th. Junior Samantha Saffold matched Green's total with scores of 77-86-82-245.
Sophomore Justine Chen endured her roughest round of the year on Sunday and tied for 54th overall at 80-79-87-246. Freshman Kercia Brakel completed the Hornet lineup at 84-83-82-249 to tie for 58th.
Missouri State was the lone team in the field to shoot below 300 on Sunday and won the team title. The team shot 298-320-296-914 to finish four strokes ahead of Illinois (307-304-307-918). Iowa State (924), Kennesaw State (930) and Iowa (932) completed the top five.
Illinois State's Stacey Miller was the medalist with a total of 77-73-74-224. She finished two strokes better than Illinois' Raquel Hopton (76-71-79) and Kaitlyn Wampler (76-76-74).
Sacramento State returns to action at the Cal Poly Lampkin Grip Invitational on Nov. 1 in Arroyo Grande, Calif. That tournament will be the final event for the Hornets during the fall season.
1. Missouri State 298-320-296-914
2. Illinois 307-304-307-918
3. Iowa State 304-307-313-924
4. Kennesaw State 313-308-309-930
5. Iowa 306-313-313-932
6. Illinois State 313-314-311-938
7. Ball State 311-315-319-945
8. Drake 311-319-316-946
9. Washington State 307-324-948
10. Northern Iowa 319-326-320-965
11. Sacramento State 314-325-327-966
12. South Dakota State 322-320-325-967
13. Oakland 329-327-325-981
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Stacey Miller, Illinois State, 77-73-74-224
T2. Raquel Hopton, Illinois, 76-71-79-226
T2. Kaitlyn Wampler, Illinois, 76-76-74-226
T4. Catherine Dolan, Missouri State, 72-81-74-227
T4. Hermine Greyling, Missouri State, 72-82-73-227
T4. Olivia Lansing, Drake, 77-75-75-227
T4. Ket Premchuen, Kennesaw State, 77-76-74-227
T4. Pennapa Pulsawath, Iowa State, 74-75-78-227
T30. Julie Shutler 77-78-83-238
T51. Samantha Saffold 77-86-82-245
T51. Brooke Green 80-85-80-245
T54. Justin Chen 80-79-87-246
T58. Kercia Brakel 84-83-82-249