Two was the number for the Kent State women's team as the Golden Flashes won the Nittany Lion Women's Invitational on Sunday for their second straight victory of the fall.
Northwestern placed two golfers in the top 3 individually en route to a victory at the Windon Memorial on Monday.
The New Mexico men notched a six-shot victory at the season-opening Gopher Invitational, where a shorthanded Cal team finished fourth without Walker Cuppers Michael Kim and Michael Weaver. Kent State's Corey Conners captured the individual crown.
Corey Conners, a semifinalist at the U.S. Amateur, and Garrett Rank, his caddie for the week after failing to advance to match play, are keeping it light on the course during these high pressure situations.
The Golden Flashes will rely on the experienced senior duo of Corey Conners and Taylor Pendrith, both of whom should be riding the momentum of successful summers.
Despite an uncharacteristic slow start, top-ranked Cal rallied behind junior Brandon Hagy to post a 3-under 277 and is seven shots off the lead after the first round.
Illinois earned a sixth consecutive trip to the NCAA Championship after winning its first regional title Saturday at the NCAA Fayetteville Regional.
Greg Robertson has been named head women’s golf coach at Kent State. Robertson becomes the second head coach in program history, replacing Mike Morrow, who started the program in 1997.
A dominant victory at Southern Highlands bolsters the Cal men's No. 1 ranking, while Michael Kim won that tournament as well as the Fresno State Lexus Classic.