Cal Poly redshirt freshman golfer Scott Patterson tied for 11th at the Giustina Memorial Classic at the Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, Ore. on Tuesday.
Patterson shot a final-round 71 and had a three-round 2-under 214 for the tournament, which was won by Washington State’s Trent Sanders’ 207.Junior Jarod Knight finished tied for 14th for Cal Poly after a final-round 68 catapulted him up the board following rounds of 73 and 76.
Patterson led the field in par-3 scoring, averaging 2.83 strokes while teammate Bryan Pierce, an Arroyo Grande High grad, was the top par-5 scorer, with a 4.5 stroke average.
The men’s team finished fifth at the event, which was won by Oregon State.
On the women’s side, seniors Julia Heath and Maddy Fletcher tied for eighth as the Cal Poly finished sixth in the team race.
The pair each shot a 13-over-229, finishing 15 strokes behind overall champion Kendra Little of Oregon. The Ducks also claimed the women’s team title.
Cal Poly’s Hoover honored
Cal Poly senior goalkeeper Coral Hoover was named TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Female Player of the Week on Tuesday after shutting out two Pac-10 opponents last weekend.
After holding No. 7 Cal scoreless on 25 shots in a 1-0 win last Friday, Hoover backed up the performance in a 3-0 win over Arizona on Sunday.Hoover (6-1), who has a goals against average of just 0.57 this season, has been in net for all six of Cal Poly’s victories this year. She was also named Big West Player of the Week for the second-consecutive week.
Her .930 save percentage ranks third in the nation. She is the first Cal Poly goalkeeper in six years to record four consecutive shutouts.
Ventura 5, Cuesta 0
Ventura got a first-minute goal and never looked back in dismantling Cuesta in Ventura.
“Ventura taught us a lesson today,” Cuesta head coach Bob Wilson said.
The Pirates have won 13 of the past 14 Western State Conference championships.
Mari Monticelli and Christine Gilbert combined for 11 saves for the Cougars (1-6-1).