September 24, 2013

Final Round 304 Leaves CSUN 17th at Season-Opening St. Mary's Invitational

SEASIDE, Calif. - Cal State Northridge finished with a final round 303, its best of the tournament, but the Matadors slipped one spot to a 17th-place finish Tuesday at the Saint Mary's Invitational.

CSUN, 17th out of 19 competing teams, did not have a player finish among the top-50 as junior Steven Molumby tied for 52nd. Oscar Sachs had the Matadors' low round of the day with a one over-par 73.

Molumby followed up rounds of 76-78 on Monday with a final round 73 to finish at 12-over 228. Senior Ryan Green, who led CSUN after an opening round even-par 72, slipped on the leaderboard after a second round 78 and a final round 80 left him tied for 62nd at 14-over 230.

Senior Kyler Sauer finished one shot behind Green as he tied for 68th at 15-over 231. Sauer, last season's CSUN scoring leader, fnished with rounds of 83-72-76. Newcomer Dodge Ward and Sachs rounded out the Matador lineup as Ward tied for 70th at 16-over 232 (76-76-80) and Sachs finished 98th at 25-over 241 (85-83-73).

"I hope we got our worst tournament out of the way early," said Matador head coach Jim Bracken. "There were some nerves at the start but we just didn't play well. We're a far better team than we showed at this tournament."

Cal State Northridge will be back in action Oct. 6-8 as the Matadors head to Cabo San Lucas to compete in the Cabo Collegiate.

ST. MARY'S INVITATIONAL
Seaside, Calif.
Bayonet & Blackhorse G.C.
Sept. 23-24, 2013

TEAM RESULTS (19 TEAMS)
1. California 288-282-284--854
2. Oregon 297-293-294--884
3. San Diego 304-287-295--886
4. St. John's 298-291-298--887
5. St. Mary's 294-294-301--889
6. San Francisco 301-288-301--890
6. Fresno State 300-294-296--890
8. Santa Clara 300-294-299--893
8. Florida Gulf Coast 297-295-301--893
10. Loyola Marymount 296-304-297--897
11. UC Irvine 302-298-300--900
12. Long Beach State 305-288-308--901
13. Kansas State 316-298-290--904
14. North Carolina State 302-301-303--906
15. Ball State 309-300-298--907
16. UC Riverside 317-297-299--913
17. Cal State Northridge 307-304-303--914
18. Hawai'i 306-304-307--917
19. Akron 312-307-307--926

INDIVIDUAL TOP-10 LEADERBOARD
1. Grant Forrest, San Diego 71-69-69--207 (-7)
2. Michael Weaver, California 70-70-70--210 (-6)
3. Brandon Hagy, California 71-71-69--211 (-5) 
4. Cory McElyea, San Francisco 74-69-72--215 (-1)
5. Tyler Torano, Loyola Marymount 70-77-69--216 (E)
6. Troix Tonkham, Fresno State 73-71-73--217 (+1) 
6. Zach Foushee, Oregon 71-76-70--217 (+1) 
8. Seb Crookall-Nixon, San Francisco 74-68-76--218 (+2)
8. Michael Kim, California 78-68-72--218 (+2)
10. Daniel Wood, Kansas State 80-71-68--219 (+3)
10. Jake Sherwin, Florida Gulf Coast 72-71-76--219 (+3)

CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE RESULTS
17. Northridge 307-304-303--914
T52. Steven Molumby 76-78-74--228 (+12)
T62. Ryan Green 72-78-80--230 (+14)
T68. Kyler Sauer 83-72-76--231 (+15)
T70. Dodge Ward 76-76-80--233 (+16)
98. Oscar Sachs 85-83-73--241 (+25)

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