WOMEN'S GOLF PLACES SECOND AT CAL POLY, RECORDS HIGHEST FINISH OF THE YEAR
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. — The Sacramento State women’s golf team recorded its highest finish of the season by placing second at the Lamkin Grip/Cal Poly Invitational on Tuesday. The Hornets shot 301-309-610 and finished only behind San Jose State in the team standings.
Junior Brooke Green paced the team on Tuesday with a round of 76 despite cool temperatures and high winds. Green ended the 36-hole tournament at 75-76-151 and tied for 10th place overall.
Sophomore Samantha Saffold matched that total with 73-78-151 and finished one stroke ahead of freshman Justine Chen (14th, 74-78-152). Fellow freshmen Julie Shutler (79-77-156) and Hayley Holloway (82-85-167) finished 32nd and tied for 72nd, respectively.
San Jose State won the team title at 295-303-598. Sacramento State was followed in the top five by UC Riverside (300-313-613), Cal Poly (299-315-614) and Bradley (303-314-617). Tuesday’s scores were significantly higher as Boise State was the only school to improve its total from the first round (322-315). The field also included Big Sky foes Northern Arizona, Weber State and Idaho State.
Xavier’s Mary Beth McKenna was the medalist with a total of 69-74-143. She was three strokes ahead of UC Riverside’s Jennifer Bermingham and San Jose State’s Cristina Corpus, who tied for second with a total of 146.
The event marked the final competition for Sacramento State during the fall season. The team will return to action in February.
1. San Jose State 295-303-598
2. Sacramento State 301-309-610
3. UC Riverside 300-313-613
4. Cal Poly 299-315-614
5. Bradley 303-314-617
6. CS Northridge 311-311-622
7. Santa Clara 309-316-625
8. Northern Arizona 311-315-626
T9. Drake 309-318-627
T9. Xavier 308-319-627
11. Portland 310-319-629
12. Gonzaga 317-318-635
13. Boise State 322-315-637
14. Weber State 320-337-657
15. UC Riverside “B” 323-335-658
16. CS Bakersfield 329-333-662
17. Utah Valley 331-335-666
18. Southern Utah 332-340-672
19. Idaho State 331-350-681
TOP FIVE INDIVIDUALS
1. Mary Beth McKenna, XAV, 69-74-143
T2. Jennifer Bermingham, UCR, 71-75-146
T2. Cristina Corpus, SJSU, 71-75-146
4. Kelly Amundrud, BU, 74-74-148
T5. Alexandra Erdman, UCR, 74-75-149
T5. Bari Erais, BU, 69-80-149
T5. Iris Ocariza, BSU, 73-76-149
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T10. Brooke Green 75-76-151
T10. Samantha Saffold 73-78-151
14. Justine Chen 74-78-152
32. Julie Shutler 79-77-156
T72. Hayley Holloway 82-85-167
T78. Annie Becker 85-83-168*
*Competed as an individual