WOMEN'S GOLF PLACES THIRD AT COWGIRL CLASSIC
CHANDLER, Ariz. — The Sacramento State women’s golf team finished third at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic on Tuesday at the Ocatillo Golf Resort. The Hornets shot 309 during the final round and finished with a three-day total of 930.
Sacramento State was led on Tuesday by senior Brooke Green and freshman Julie Shutler who each shot 76. Green placed fifth overall in the field with a total of 70-80-76-226. The Hornets also counted a 78 from sophomore Samantha Saffold and a 79 from freshman Justine Chen.
Northern Arizona edged Fresno State (909-908) to win the team title. The Lumberjacks took advantage of a second place finish by Bethany Lecalir and a third place showing from Ali Carter to hand the Hornets their first loss against a Big Sky school this season.
Montana State’s Kelly Gillum and Leclair each had a 54-hole total of 222 at the end of Tuesday. Gillum was declared the medalist on a scorecard tie-breaker.
Chen followed Green for Sacramento State and placed 16th overall at 77-76-79-232. Saffold tied for 27th at 83-75-78-236 and had the lowest total over the final two rounds for any Hornet golfer. Shutler moved into a tie for 35th at 80-82-76-238 while freshman Sasha Cruz tied for 69th at 82-81-85-248.
Sacramento State will close out its regular season on April 20-22 at the Big Sky Championships which will also take place at Ocatillo.
1. Northern Arizona 309-296-303-908
2. Fresno State 303-306-300-909
3. Sacramento State 309-312-309-930
T4. UC Riverside 322-313-301-936
T4. Gonzaga 320-309-307-936
6. Wyoming 321-309-307-937
7. Portland State 310-318-311-939
8. McNeese State 308-322-313-943
9. Montana State 316-309-320-945
10. Montana 317-319-320-956
11. South Dakota State 321-318-325-964
12. Weber State 323-323-324-970
13. Northern Colorado 323-321-328-972
14. Xavier 324-327-323-974
T15. Old Dominion 327-330-329-986
T15. Eastern Washington 327-326-333-986
17. North Dakota State 332-327-333-992
18. Southern Utah 336-334-331-1001
19. Idaho State 345-336-339-1020
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Kelly Gillum, MSU, 76-72-74-222
2. Bethany Leclair, NAU, 77-69-76-222
3. Ali Carter, NAU, 73-78-73-224
4. Taylor Siebert, FS, 77-78-70-225
5. Brooke Green, SAC, 70-80-76-226
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
5. Brooke Green 70-80-76-226
16. Justine Chen 77-76-79-232
T27. Samantha Saffold 83-75-78-236
T35. Julie Shutler 80-82-76-238
T69. Sasha Cruz 82-81-85-248