Regional Digest: Runas leads UCD golfers in San Jose

Published: Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 6C

UC Davis' Demi Runas shot rounds of 73 and 74 Monday and was tied for eighth place in the Juli Inkster Spartan Invitational at Almaden Golf and Country Club in San Jose, the school reported.

Runas trailed leader Mariah Stackhouse of Stanford by six shots. The Aggies were in 10th place at 35 over, 33 shots behind leader Stanford, entering today's final round.

UCD's Fipps honored

• UC Davis forward Sydnee Fipps, who averaged 18 points in two games last week, was named the Big West Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week, the school reported.

Fipps made a career-high five three-pointers and scored 19 points in Thursday's 47-43 victory over UC Irvine. She sank four three-pointers and had 17 points in Saturday's 66-54 loss to Long Beach State.

• William Jessup's Ashley Rose, Sarah Petersen and Taylor Borba were named to the All-California Pacific Conference first team, the school reported.

Rose, the Warriors' all-time leading scorer (1,242 points), averaged 16.8 points in conference play this season.

Petersen (Granite Bay High School), a transfer from Great Falls, was named the conference Newcomer of the Year. She averaged 13.0 points and 11.6 rebounds in conference play.

Borba averaged 14.2 points and 5.8 rebounds in conference action.

Ex-SCC wrestlers medal

Two former Sacramento City College wrestlers earned medals at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, SCC reported.

Jesse Hellinger of Dickinson State finished second at 184 pounds, and Anthony Vega of Simpson placed fifth at 141 pounds.

– Bee Sports staff

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