March 22, 2011
Irvine, Calif. -
Geoff Gonzalez won the men's individual title to lead Cal Poly SLO to the team championship and Long Beach State captured the women's crown of the inaugural Folino Invitational Golf Tournament Tuesday at Oak Creek Golf Club.
Gonzalez was the only player to break par on a rainy and blustery 54 holes with a one-under total of 212 (72-70-70). Portland State's Lauren Taylor won the women's individual trophy with an even par 144 over 136 holes.
Host Fullerton placed third in the men's competition at 875, trailing only Cal Poly (867) and UC Irvine (870). Nick Ellis led Fullerton with a 2-over par 215 to tie for second and Dakota Duerr tied for seventh.
The Titan women scored 638 to place fifth led by Kristen Aiu and Taylor Fowler, who tied for 11th with scores of 154. Long Beach's team total was 606 followed by UC Irvine at 610 and Portland State at 611.
The Fullerton men next compete Monday and Tuesday at the Coastal Intercollegiate hosted by UC Santa Barbara at Sandpiper Golf Club.