Aggies Fall In Semifinals To Bakersfield At Winchester Intercollegiates

Feb. 29, 2004

AUBURN, Calif. - No.2 Cal State Bakersfield and No.4 Saint Mary's College each advanced through the first two rounds and will play in Monday's championship match following the first day of play at the 2004 Winchester Intercollegiate Match Play event Sunday at the par 72, 7,144-yard Winchester Country Club.

Host and No.3 UC Davis will face No.1 Chico State in the third-place match.

The first round matchups held form Sunday morning as top-seed Chico State defeated No.8 Sonoma State, 8-1. No.2 Cal State Bakersfield posted a 3.5-1.5 victory over Stanford's JV squad while No.3 UC Davis blanked rival Sacramento State, 5-0. No.4 Saint Mary's closed out the first round with a 3-2 win over No.5 Cal Poly.;

In the Aggies first-round matchup, senior Scott Gordon defeated Kyle Davis, 3&1 while junior Eric Restrepo had little trouble with Tim Ohair, winning 8&7. Freshman Louie Bishop had a 5&3 win over Tommy Bingham while Steven Strong defeated John Bowen, 3&2 and Erik Hill edged-out Brian Little, 1 up.

In the afternoon matches, Saint Mary's pulled of the upset by defeating Chico, 3-2. The Gaels received wins from Brent Jensen, Liam Kendregan and John Chirila to clinch the win. Bakersfield also advanced with a narrow win, defeating the Aggies 3-2. Restrepo and Hill each posted victories for UC Davis while all three other matches were won the Roadrunners by identical 2&1 scores.

Cal Poly then defeated Sonoma State, 3-2, while Stanford JV edged Sacramento State, 3-2. Cal Poly will face Stanford JV for fifth place while Sonoma and Sacramento State will battle in the seventh-place match.

Final round matches will be played on Monday morning at Winchester Country Club.

2004 Winchester Intercollegiate Match Play
February 29 - March 1, 2004
Winchester Country Club
Auburn, Calif.
Par 72, 7,144-yards

First Round Results
(1)CSU Chico def. (8)Sonoma State 4-1
J.J. Jakovac def. Adam Lewis 3&2
Ben Knight def. by Bobby Neary 5&4
Marc Peterson def. Kevin Carmichael 2&1
Jess Stimack def. Andre Gust 4&2
Chris Massoletti def. Matt Jones 2&1

(2)CSU Bakersfield def. (7)Stanford JV 3.5-1.5
D.J. Fernando def. Matt Shin 3&2
Kevin Starr Pat Phillips AS
Greg Lopez def. by Matt Savage 2&1
Tony Orlandini def. Eric Johnson 4&3
Ron Killmer def. Scott MacDonald (ret.) 1up

(3)UC Davis def. (6)Sacramento State 5-0
Scott Gordon def. Kyle Davis 3&1
Eric Restrepo def. Tim Ohair 8&7
Louie Bishop def. Tommy Bingham 5&3
Steven Strong def. John Bowen 3&2
Erik Hill def. Brian Little 1up

(4)Saint Mary's Coll. def. (5)Cal Poly SLO 3-2
Joe Lanza def. Zach King 2&1
Brent Jensen def. by Travis Bertoni 1up
Liam Kendregan def. Brycen Wagner 2&1
John Chirila Chris Kirk AS
Chadd Cocco Tristan Gardner AS



Second Round Results
(4)Saint Mary's Coll. def. (1)CSU Chico 3-2
Joe Lanza def. by J.J. Jakovac 4&3
Brent Jensen def. Ben Knight 3&2
Liam Kendregan def. Marc Peterson 2up
John Chirila def. Jess Stimack 2&1
Chadd Cocco def. by Chris Massoletti 1up

(2)CSU Bakersfield def. (3)UC Davis 3-2
D.J. Fernando def. Scott Gordon 2&1
Kevin Starr def. by Eric Restrepo 3&2
Greg Lopez def. Louie Bishop 2&1
Tony Orlandini def. Steven Strong 2&1
Ron Killmer def. by Erik Hill 4&2

(5)Cal Poly SLO (8)Sonoma State 3-2
Zach King def. Adam Lewis 1up
Travis Bertoni def. by Bobby Neary 2up
Brycen Wagner def. Kevin Carmichael 5&3
Chris Kirk def. Andre Gust 5&3
Tristan Gardner def. by Matt Jones 1up

(7)Stanford JV def. (6)Sacramento State 3-2
Matt Shin def. Kyle Davis 2&1
Pat Phillips def. Tim Ohair 7&6
Matt Savage Tommy Bingham AS
Eric Johnson John Bowen AS
Scott MacDonald (ret.)def. by Brian Little 1up