SAFFOLD FINISHES TIED FOR 10TH AT CAL POLY INVITATIONAL TO LEAD TEAM
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. — Samantha Saffold shot 77 in the second round of the Lamkin Grip/Cal Poly Invitational to lead the Sacramento State women's golf team. The senior finished the tournament with a 36-hole score of 153 to tie for 10th place.
The Hornets shot 312 in the second round and ended the two-round tournament with a total of 631. That score placed the team in a tie with host Cal Poly for sixth place out of 17 teams. Northern Arizona shot 310-302-612 to capture the team title. The Lumberjacks' Alexa Kim was the medalist with rounds of 77-73-150.
Saffold was the only Sacramento State golfer to record two rounds in the 70s. The Del Campo High School graduate now leads the team with an average of 79.30 in 10 rounds.
Sophomore Kercia Brakel shot a personal season-low 76-80-256 to tie for 21st. Freshman Ellese Dias tied for 36th with rounds of 83-78-161. Junior Julie Shutler carded an 84-78-162 to tie for 45th while fellow junior Justin Chen shot 84-79-163 to tie for 45th.
The tournament was the final event of the fall season for Sacramento State. The Hornets return to action at the Fresno State Invitational on March 7.
LAMPKIN GRIP/CAL POLY INVITATIONAL
Cypress Ridge Golf Club • Par 72
1. Northern Arizona 310-302-612
2. Fresno State 314-301-615
3. Long Beach State 315-302-617
4. Cal State Northridge 321-304-625
5. UC Riverside 304-324-628
T6. SACRAMENTO STATE 319-312-631
T6. Cal Poly 321-310-631
8. Boise State 326-311-637
9. Southern Utah 314-324-638
10. Santa Clara 324-317-641
11. Weber State 328-319-647
12. Montana State 326-326-652
T13. Cal State Bakersfield 330-332-662
T13. Seattle 337-325-662
15. Cal Poly Gold 338-330-668
16. Cal State San Marcos 339-344-683
17. Idaho State 360-351-711
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Alexa Kim, NAU, 77-73-150
T2. Kylie Kimura, CSN, 78-73-151
T2. Chelsea Czinski, FS, 76-75-151
T2. Alicia Weber, CP, 75-76-151
T5. Hayley Young, BSU, 77-75-152
T5. Stephanie Kim, NAU, 76-76-152
T5. Kacy Buckner, SUU, 77-75-152
T5. Kaitlen Parsons, NAU, 76-76-152
T5. Lindsey McAtee, LBSU, 79-73-152
SACRAMENTO STATE FINISHERS
T10. Samantha Saffold 76-77-153
T21. Kercia Brakel 76-80-156
T36. Ellese Dias 83-78-161
T41. Julie Shutler 84-78-162
T45. Justine Chen 84-79-163