Men’s golf team wins tournament

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Chico State golfer Lee Gearhart examines the green before making a putt. Photo credit: John Domogma

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Chico State wins Rock Barn Invitational

  • Chico State: 14-over par (first place)
  • Lee Gearhart: 5-under par (first place)
  • Zachary Sardina: 14th place.

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The Chico State men’s golf team won its second tournament of the fall season on Tuesday, taking the Rock Barn Collegiate Invitational in North Carolina. The Wildcats finished 14-over par, five shots ahead of the next best team.

Lee Geahart won the individual tournament title, shooting scores of 68 and 71 to finish 5-under par for a five-shot victory.

Senior Zachary Sardina moved up 19 spots to claim a tie for 14th place, his first top-20 finish as a Wildcat.

Justin Wiles shot a 7-over par for 22nd, while Alistair Docherty tied for 25th and Ryan Roodzant took 41st in the 104-player field.

This was Chico State’s final tournament of the fall season. The team will resume play in the spring.