CSUB golfers head to WAC Tournament

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CSUB golfers head to WAC Tournament

Sophomore Macey Mills prepares to drive at the Bakersfield Country Club on Monday, March 26 in a CSUB-CSUN dual.

Photo: Simer Khurana

Sophomore Macey Mills prepares to drive at the Bakersfield Country Club on Monday, March 26 in a CSUB-CSUN dual. Photo: Simer Khurana

Sophomore Macey Mills prepares to drive at the Bakersfield Country Club on Monday, March 26 in a CSUB-CSUN dual. Photo: Simer Khurana

Sophomore Macey Mills prepares to drive at the Bakersfield Country Club on Monday, March 26 in a CSUB-CSUN dual. Photo: Simer Khurana

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The CSU Bakersfield women’s golf season wrapped up their 2017-2018 regular season after a two-day event in at the Bobcat Spring Invitational in Goodyear, Arizona. The Roadrunners finished 11th out of 16 competing universities.

Collectively, the Roadrunners shot 933 (+74) to finish 11th in the Bobcat Invitational. The team started off slowly in the first round but their play picked up in the third and final round. Four players shot in the 70s in the third to improve their overall finish.

The Roadrunners were lead by the play of their seniors Ariel Lee, Tori Peers and Julia Stewart. After three rounds, Lee finished (+8) and tied for 15th overall in the final standings. Lee began her strong showing in the first round, shooting an even 72, 77 (+5) in the second round and finished her third round with a score of 75 (+3).

Peers finished second for the Roadrunners and was 47th overall in the final standings. She started off in the first round by shooting an 80 (+8) but bounced back to shoot a 78 (+6) in the both the second and third rounds.

Stewart was also among the players that had an impressive finish, shooting an 84 (+12) in first and 83 (+11) in the second round. She finished with a score of 75 (+5) to finish her three rounds of round play with a combine score of 242.

Redshirt-junior Sara Scheidt started her first round of play and finished with a score of 81 (+9). Her play improved in the final two rounds of the invitational by shooting 78 (+6) and 79 (+7). Scheidt finished 66th overall in the Bobcat Invitational with a score of (+27).

Sophomore Macey Mills finished two spots and one stroke behind Scheidt. She finished with an overall score of 244 (+27).

The Bobcat Spring Invitational was the final regular tournament of the 2017-2018 season for the Roadrunners.

The 2017-2018 season for the Runners was a record breaking one, both team and individual records were set throughout the season.

They competed in ten events this season and finished in the top ten in eight of those events. The team shot their lowest score at the Battle of the Rock event back in February, shooting a 294 (+6) to set a team record.

The Roadrunners will head into Arizona lead by the their senior duo of Lee and Peers. Lee finished her season with several top ten finishes including a first place finish last month. Peers had a season to remember, breaking a record of her own back in February. She shot a 70 (-2) in the third round of the Battle of the Rock Invitational.

The Western Athletic Championship Tournament will take place Monday, April 16-April 18 in Phoenix, Arizona. CSUB will be among the eight competing teams in the WAC Championship.

The 2017-2018 CSUB women’s golf team at Bakersfield Country Club during the CSUB-CSUN dual on Monday, March 26.
All photos by Simer Khurana/ The Runner