Alumni Notebook: Former Falcon leads USF golf in Oahu tourney
Former Forest Lake Christian golf star Christina Stockton continued to lead the University of San Francisco Dons last week at the 2010 Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational on the Kane’ohe Klipper Golf Coruse in Kane’ohe, Oahu.
Stockton, a senior was the highest overall finisher for the Dons, tying for eighth place with a three-day total of 225. She shot 73 in the opening round, 77 in round two and 75 on the final day.
Fresno State’s Louisa Lies took the overall title with an even-par 216.
The Dons tied for third place with a three-round total of 906, two strokes back from first-place finisher Rollins College. Nova Southeastern University finished second (905), while Fresno State (910) was fourth and Nevada (922) finished fifth.
Matt Miraldi (Bear River ’06); Cal State, Los Angeles – Miraldi, a senior, went 2-for-3 with a run scored for CSLA in a 9-4 loss to Cal State San Marcos Saturday.
Miraldi, an outfielder, is hitting .286 on the season eight doubles and two home runs and 18 RBIs.
A.J. Nunez (Bear River, ’07); Sacramento State – Nunez, a junior, went 1-for-4 with a walk and a run scored for the Hornets in an 8-7 loss to Arizona on Saturday in Tucscon, Ariz.
On the season, Nunez is hitting .294 with two doubles and 4 RBIs.
Kelly Sheppard (Bear River, ’08); Sacramento State – Sheppard, a sophomore, went 2-for-3 with two runs scored as the the Sac State Hornets downed Utah State 10-2 on Friday in the opening round of the Capital Classic Softball Tournament.
The Hornets beat the Aggies 3-0 again on Saturday, but fell to Colorado State 9-4 and to Iona 5-0, which left Sac State with an 8-19 record.
Jenna Wermes (Bear River, ’08); Chico State – Wermes, a sophomore catcher, scored a run for the Wildcats in a 5-3 win over Sonoma State Saturday, as Chico State improved to 12-11 on the season by sweeping a doubleheader with Sonoma State.
On Friday, it was the Seawolves who swept a double dip, beating Chico STate 7-5 and 4-0. Wermes also scored a run in the 7-5 loss.
Sara Ford (Nevada Union ’05); Cal State Monterey Bay – Ford, a senior goalkeeper/defender, racked up 15 saves in goal Saturday in a 13-10 loss to Harvard in the University of the Pacific Invitational.
In the opening round, CSUMB defeated UC Santa Cruz 7-6. Further details of that match were not available.
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