WOMEN'S GOLF STARTS STRONG, STRUGGLES LATE IN FIRST DAY OF MOUNTAIN VIEW
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Sacramento State women's golf team endured the good and the bad during the opening day of the Mountain View Collegiate on Monday.
Led by Julie Shutler's first-round leading 2-under 70, the Hornets were in fifth place heading into the second round with a total of 299. However, the second round was not as kind as Sacramento State shot 322 and enters the final round in 17th place with a 36-hole total of 621.
Individually, Shutler is tied for seventh place at 70-78-148. Freshman Kercia Brakel is tied for 60th with rounds of 75-81-156 and Brooke Green is tied for 70th at 78-80-158. Annie Becker is two strokes back of Green and is tied for 76th with a first-day total of 76-84-160. Samantha Saffold completes the lineup with rounds of 82 and 83 and is 90th.
Texas Tech leads the team standings by one stroke over BYU. The Red Raiders shot 296-299-595 while the Cougars recorded 291-305-596. UNLV and Colorado State are tied for third at 597.
Kelsey Vines of BYU, Kristen Schelling of UNLV, Kellye Blecher of Indiana and Julia Potter of Missouri share the individual lead with a total of 146.
The tournament concludes with 18 holes on Saturday.
1. Texas Tech 296-299-595
2. BYU 291-305-596
T3. UNLV 298-299-597
T3. Colorado State 292-305-597
T5. Iowa State 306-294-600
T5. Baylor 302-298-600
7. Indiana 303-303-606
8. Colorado 302-309-611
T9. San Jose State 300-312-612
T9. Missouri 309-303-612
T9. Michigan 307-305-612
T9. Kansas State 311-301-612
13. Wisconsin 309-304-613
14. Northern Arizona 307-308-615
15. Washington State 306-310-616
16. Gonzaga 312-305-617
17. Sacramento State 299-322-621
18. Boise State 317-321-638
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
T1. Kelsey Vines, BYU, 70-76-146
T1. Kristin Schelling, UNLV, 74-72-146
T1. Kellye Belcher, IU, 75-71-146
T1. Julia Potter, MU, 73-73-146
T5. Gabriella Dominguez, TTU, 71-76-147
T5. Kasey Claussen, CSU, 71-76-147
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T7. Julie Shutler 70-78-148
T60. Kercia Brakel 75-81-156
T70. Brooke Green 78-80-158
T76. Annie Becker 76-84-160
90. Samantha Saffold 82-83-165