Regional digest: Sac State, Persson set marks in women’s golf

Published: Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014 - 10:32 pm

The Sacramento State women’s golf team tied for second place at the Red Rocks Invitational in Sedona, Ariz., on Sunday, finishing the two-round tournament at 602 to break the school record by one stroke, Sac State reported on its athletics website.

The Hornets’ Lisa Persson recorded the lowest 36-hole total in school history at 71-74-145 to tie for fourth. Samantha Saffold and Julie Shutler held the previous record of 147.

Xavier won the tournament by 14 strokes, and Jacquie LeMarr of Northern Arizona took medalist honors at 70-71-141.


• Brennan Leitao pitched the Sac State baseball team to a 6-2 win over host USF in the first game, but the Hornets committed six errors and blew a big lead in a 9-5 loss in the second game, according to Sac State.

Leitao allowed two runs on seven hits in six innings, and redshirt freshman Ryan Locke went 2 for 4, including his first career home run, with three RBIs and two runs.

Sac State (6-6) led 5-0 after 41/2 innings of the second game, but USF (5-6) scored one run in the fifth, four in the sixth and four in the seventh. First baseman Rhys Hoskins (Jesuit High School) went 4 for 4 with two RBIs and two runs for the Hornets.

• The UC Davis softball team beat Boston University 4-3 and lost to Seattle 7-6 in the Santa Clara Marriott Classic, UCD reported.

The Aggies scored four runs in the fourth inning against Boston on a solo homer by Kelly Zboralske, and, with the bases loaded, two walks and a hit-by-pitch.

Seattle scored three runs in the seventh inning on four singles and two errors to beat UC Davis (7-15). First baseman Amy Nunez went 2 for 3 with three RBIs for the Aggies.

– Bee Sports staff

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