PARKES PACES WOMEN'S GOLF AT ANTEATER INVITATIONAL
IRVINE, Calif. — Senior Jennifer Parkes shot 76 in the third and final round to lead Sacramento State at the Anteater Invitational on Tuesday. Parkes tied for 17th overall and guided the Hornets to a seventh-place team showing in the 54-hole tournament at the Dove Canyon Country Club.
Host UC Irvine won the team title with a total of 909. San Jose State was second at 939 and was followed by Mississippi (948), Nevada (953) and UC Davis (954). Sacramento State shot rounds of 328, 319, and 321 to end at 968. The Hornets’ total was the best among the three Big Sky Conference schools in the tournament.
Parkes posted the low round on the team in both the second and third rounds. After an opening-round 85, she fired 78 in the second round on Monday before Tuesday’s 76. Her three-round total of 239 placed her just four strokes out of the top 10.
Emily Longcrier was second on the team at 82-79-79-240 to tie for 19th. Senior Margaux Sheehan shot 83-80-82-245 to tie for 33rd and junior Heather LeMaster tied for 41st at 78-82-88-248. Junior Kim Coppin rounded at the field at 88-89-84-261 to tie for 74th.
Sacramento State will have two weeks off before traveling to Goodyear, Ariz., for the Big Sky Conference Championships on April 16-18. The Hornets have led all Big Sky teams in their last two tournaments and are in search of their first women’s golf title.
1. UC Irvine 299-298-312-909
2. San Jose State 310-313-316-939
3. Mississippi 313-315-320-948
4. Nevada 315-518-320-953
5. UC Davis 314-310-330-954
6. Fresno State 322-319-318-959
7. SACRAMENTO STATE 328-319-321-968
8. Iowa 318-322-331-971
9. CS Northridge 325-320-329-974
10. UC Riverside 325-334-323-982
11. Northern Colorado 334-318-331-983
12. Cal Poly 324-331-342-997
13. Kennesaw State 346-334-333-1013
14. CS San Marcos 348-336-333-1017
15. Montana 337-340-352-1029
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Selanee Henderson, UCI, 69-72-75-216
2. Dori Carter, Miss, 313-315-320-948
3. Jane Chin, UCI, 77-73-77-227
4. Jenelle Gomez, SJSU, 77-74-77-228
T5. Kim Lorenzana, UCI, 78-77-75-230
T5. Sirapa Kasemsamran, SJSJ, 71-77-82-230
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T17. Jennifer Parkes 85-78-76-239
T19. Emily Longcrier 82-79-79-240
T33. Margaux Sheehan 83-80-82-245
T41. Heather LeMaster 78-82-88-248
T74. Kim Coppin 88-89-84-261