PULLMAN, Wash. — The Sacramento State women's golf team made its season debut on Monday at the WSU Cougar Cup at Palouse Ridge Golf Club. Through two rounds, the Hornets are tied for 10th place after shooting 321-306-627.
Junior Lssa Persson, who transfered from Shorter University, posted the best rounds of the day for the Hornets and is tied for 36th place overall. Persson opened with an 81 but bounced back with a 1-over par 73 in the second round. In the afternoon, Person opened with four consecutive pars before birdying the par-4 14th and 15th. Two bogeys moved her back to even but she made the turn at 1-under following a birdie on the the par-5 18th. Playing holes 1-9, Persson ended her round with seven pars and two bogeys. Her opening round consisted of 10 pars, seven bogeys and a double bogey.
Sophomore ranks second on the team and is tied for 50th after shooting 81-76-157. Hall was fairly steady in the first round with nine pars and nine bogeys. Her first birdie of the day came on her opening hole of the second round (the par-5 10th). A birdie on the par-4 12th dropped her to 2-under before bogeys on five of the next six holes left her with a 39 at the midway point. Hall ended with a birdie, six pars and two bogeys.
Junior made her Hornet debut after transferring from San Jose State. Nichols shot 82-76-158 and is tied for 53rd. In the opening round, she had a birdie, eight pars, seven bogeys and a double bogey. Her afternoon round was spectacular with the exception of two holes. Nichols began on the 11th holes and was 2-under through No. 17 before a double on the par-4 18th and a quadruple bogey o the par-4 1st jumped her to 4-over. She played her final nine holes with a birdie on the par-3 4th, seven pars and a bogey.
Sophomore was the lone Hornet to have a better first round than second. Palavivatana led the team in the morning with a 77 which consisted of three birdies, eight pars, six bogeys and a double bogey. In the second round, she carded an 81 which left her with a 36-hole total of 158 which ties her for 53rd place.
Senior had two rounds of 82. In the first round, Brakel had nine pars, eight bogeys and a double bogey. She added 10 pars, six bogeys and two doubles.
California holds a four-stroke lead over Washington State for the team lead. Sacramento State ranks second among the five Big Sky Conference schools in the field, trailing only Portland State (306-300-606).
The tournament concludes on Tuesday with a single round.
WSU Cougar Cup
Palouse Ridge GC • Pullman, Wash.
Par 72 • 6,200 Yards
1. California 291-290-581
2. Washington State 291-294-585
3. Gonzaga 294-296-590
4. Cal State Fullerton 298-298-596
5. UC Irvine 302-296-598
6. Idaho 303-301-604
7. Portland State 306-300-606
8. Nevada 310-297-607
9. BYU 306-309-615
T10. SACRAMENTO STATE 321-306-627
T10. Santa Clara 312-315-627
12. Eastern Washington 323-308-631
13. Montana 312-325-637
14. Montana State 321-320-641
INDIVIDUAL TOP FVIE
T1. Victoria Fallgren, GON, 74-0-144
T1. Kristen Rue, WSU, 71-73-144
T1. Raychelle Santos, GON, 71-73-144
T1. Jacqueline Williams, CAL, 72-72-144
T5. Se Ri Lee, CSF, 71-74-145
T5. Nikki Prichard, NEV, 75-70-145
T5. Ncola Roessler, CAL, 73-72-145
T5. Hannah Suh, CAL, 73-72-145
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
July 3, 2013 HORNETS EARN 29 SPRING BIG SKY All-ACADEMIC HONORS
July 2, 2013 PERSSON, HALL EARN NATIONAL ACADEMIC HONOR
April 23, 2013 WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES FIFTH; BRAKEL SETS CAREER LOW
April 19, 2013 LISA PERSSON NAMED BIG SKY WOMEN'S GOLFER OF THE WEEK
April 16, 2013 PERSSON LEADS FINAL ROUND SURGE FOR WOMEN'S GOLF
April 15, 2013 WOMEN'S GOLF OPENS PLAY AT FRESNO STATE LEXUS CLASSIC
April 10, 2013 WOMEN'S GOLF WRAPS UP PLAY AT THE WYOMING COWGIRL CLASSIC
February 26, 2013 TRIO TIE FOR TEAM LOW IN FINAL ROUND OF UC IRVINE INVITATIONAL
February 25, 2013 BODNAR LEADS WOMEN'S GOLF AFTER FIRST DAY OF UC IRVINE INVITATIONAL
February 19, 2013 Palavivatana Finishes Fifth, Nichols Leads Team in Final Round
February 18, 2013 Women's Golf in Fifth after Second Round at Folino Invitational
February 17, 2013 Women's Golf Back in Action at the Folino Invitational
February 5, 2013 Women's Golf Tabbed Third in Big Sky Preseason Poll
November 27, 2012 Sacramento State Saddened by the Passing of Rene Mondine
November 16, 2012 Women's Golf Signs Chloe Bartek to National Letter of Intent
October 31, 2012 Women's Golf Finishes Ninth at Rainbow Wahine
October 30, 2012 Persson Again the Low at Rainbow Wahine Invitational
October 24, 2012 Trio Helps Women's Golf Surge at Colby Invitational
October 22, 2012 Persson Leads Team in First Round of SCU Colby Invitational
October 8, 2012 Persson Holds Individual Lead After First Round at Cal Poly
September 25, 2012 Persson's Ace Guides her to Round of 69
September 24, 2012 Women's Golf Makes Season Debut at WSU Cougar Cup