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College roundup: Cal Poly women’s golf team leads after two rounds at Big West Conference championship

The Cal Poly women’s golf team remains in first place after two rounds of the Big West Conference championship, maintaining its three-stroke lead Monday in Lahaina, Hawaii.

The Mustangs, who have never won the conference championship, posted a four-person total of 310 on Monday and sit at 615 after two rounds. UC Riverside is second at 618, and Long Beach State is third at 622.

Desiree Gillaspy was fourth at 7-over 151, four strokes behind individual leader Kassidy Teare of Long Beach State. UC Davis’ Paige Lee was second at 5-over 149, UC Riverside’s Paris Griffith was third at 6-over 150.

Sophie Bergland was tied for sixth at 153 for Cal Poly, while Jamie Harada was tied for 10th at 155. Madison Hirsch is tied for 14th at 156.

Play concludes with the final round Tuesday. The winner of the tournament advances to the NCAA Division I regionals, to be held at four sites this year: Stanford Golf Course in Palo Alto, Traditions Club in Bryan, Texas, University Club in Baton Rouge, La., and Shoal Creek at Shoal Creek, Ala.

SOFTBALL Chalmers wins Big West award

Cal Poly pitcher Lindsey Chalmers was named the Big West Conference Pitcher of the Week on Monday.

Chalmers tossed a pair of shutout, earning 1-0 victories each time. She held Long Beach State to four hits in a win Saturday, then allowed five hits in a win Sunday over the 49ers.

She had six strikeouts and walked two in 14 innings over the two wins.

It is the first time Chalmers, a sophomore, has won the award.