Hall leads Sac State Invitational, women’s golf sitting in first

State Hornet Staff

Sacramento State women’s golf opened its two-day Sacramento State Invitational today at Sierra View Country Club in Roseville, California. After completing two rounds of golf, the Hornets are currently sitting in first place out of a field of five teams.

Sac state combined to shoot 299-300-599, while the University of Montana trails in second, carding rounds of 310-303-613. Cal State Northridge is the only non-Big Sky Conference team in the tournament. The Matadors are in third place with a score of 297-317-614.

The University of Northern Colorado is in fourth (310-312-622) and the University of North Dakota is in fifth place (323-324-647).

Leading the Hornets right now is senior Lexie Hall who shot her first career hole-in-one and recorded her lowest score, shooting 2-under par in her second round (70). Her overall score through 36 holes is 75-70-145. Hall leads the individuals by four strokes.

Follwing Hall is Sac State senior Sagee Palavivatana with her first round score of 2-under par and her second round total of 7-over par. She is currently tied with Montana’s Barbora Bakova for second place.

In fifth place is the Hornets’ freshman Astha Madan, who shot a 3-over par for her first round and shot 6-over par for her second round. Fellow freshman Katie Dunaway carded rounds of 83-76-159, which puts her in 21st.

Sophomore Chloe Bartek rounded out the top 10 for the Hornets with her rounds of 79-76-155 and is tied for 10th.

Senior Nicolette Bondura and junior Rockelle Sande are competing as individuals and their scores will not be combined with Sac State’s overall score. Sande is edging out Bondura in 14th place with rounds of 77-79-156. The senior is tied for 15th with a score of 82-75-157.

The Hornets will tee off again tomorrow morning to close out the tournament.