William Jessup breaks through in golf invitational

Warriors win by 10 strokes
By: Staff Report
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REDDING _ The William Jessup University mens golf team made school history last week by capturing the Simpson Invitational by 10 strokes. It was the first victory of its kind for the young school. Leading the Warriors was freshman Tony Bolander who carded a 3-over 75 on day one over the Gold Hills Golf Club course, and they came back with a 74 to finish second in the individual scoring. Just behind Bolander was Hayden Emerson who shot 76-78 to put William Jessup in the driver’s seat. Rounding out the team was Jessee Gardner (163), Matthew Robinson (163, and Andy Crooz who totaled 191. Simpson University’s Mitch Card was the individual champion shooting a 2-over 146. Holy Names University came in second in the team competition. The Warriors head for Primm, Nev., for the Primm Invitational on Monday. Track and Field William Jessup joined schools from Division I and II, the NAIA, and junior colleges for the Hornet Invitational at California State University, Saturday. MENS Ben Burchett turned in a time of 15:43.79 to take 18th in the 5,000-meter run. Wayne Smith was less than a minute behind to finish at 20, and Bentley Nunes was 28th running 17:41.71. In the 1500 meter David Cumming came in at 4:22.87 (21st), and Thomas McAtee followed with a time of 4:32.32 (24th). The Warriors’ Micah Hayes covered the 100-meter dash in 11.53 seconds for 17th. Hayes then ran the 200 in 23.38 for 21st place. Nate Ellis was 19th in the long jump covering 5.94 meters. WOMEN William Jessup’s Nazareth Arzate was 16th in the 5,000 meters completing the distance in 22:59.33. Christina Malek led the Warriors in the 1500 meters in a time of 5:33.43 for 24th place. In 25th place was Dallas Butterfield (5:45.76), in 28th was Megan Crutchfield (5:55.53). Emily Fernandez raced into 7th place clocking 14.29 in the 100 meter dash. In the shot put Lindsey Cesena was 11th combining for 31 feet, 7 ¼ inches. William Jessup next competes in the San Francisco Distance Carnival hosted by San Francisco State University, April 6.