Fresno State, in Alexis Edwards' debut as interim golf coach, placed 14th out of 18 teams at the Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic in Fort Collins, Colo.
Edwards, a former Brigham Young golfer, is filling in while Angie Cates-Moore is on maternity leave this fall.
Senior Louisa Lies led the Bulldogs with a 7-over 223 for three rounds and tied for 23rd. Freshman Madchen Ly, The Bee's 2010 Player of the Year out of Clovis High, carded a 225 and tied for 29th among 100 golfers playing the par-72, 6,302-yard course.
UC Davis won the team title with Illinois second, Colorado third and Fresno State 27 shots behind the leader.
Cañada repeats in CVC tourney
Cañada posted its second straight Central Valley Conference women's golf mini-tournament win over Fresno City College at Fig Garden Golf Club.
The Colts, behind medalist Josselyn Congress' 77, had a team score of 358, 12 strokes ahead of the Rams.
Reedley was third and West Hills-Lemoore fourth.
Kastyn Sugimoto's 87 paced Fresno, Galisa Zamarripa of Reedley had an 89 and Tammie Alaniz led West Hills shot a 94.
Sunbirds out of NAIA volleyball poll for first time in 17 years
Four-time defending champ Fresno Pacific, after a 3-3 start, fell out of the NAIA volleyball rankings this week for the first time since 1994.
Texas-Brownsville was the unanimous No. 1. The Sunbirds slipped to "others receiving votes," but the Golden State Athletic Conference still had five in the Top 25: Azusa Pacific, third; Point Loma, fifth; Concordia, seventh; Biola, 13th; and Vanguard, 21st.
Fresno Pacific opens GSAC play under new coach Kelly Winter at 7 p.m. Friday at San Diego Christian.
Rams roll to men's soccer win
Fresno City scored three times in the first half and coasted to a 5-1 nonconference men's soccer victory against Las Positas in Livermore.
Joseph Flores, Andrew Campbell and Omar Santoyo each had a goal and an assist for the Rams (3-3-2), who outshot the Hawks (2-2) 13-5.
West Hills-Lemoore men's soccer team wins
Cesar Gonzalez scored a pair of goals as West Hills-Lemoore's men beat Monterey Peninsula 3-1. The Eagles are 2-1-2. Monterey fell to 0-4.
Fresno City women fall vs. undefeated foe
Unbeaten American River (5-0) downed Fresno City's women 3-1. Natalie Perales scored for the Rams (2-3).
WH-Lemoore women lose against Monterey Peninsula
West Hills-Lemoore's women fell 4-1 to Monterey. The Eagles are 1-3-1 and Monterey Peninsula 2-2.
Bulldogs women's basketball team to host social
Fresno State women's basketball fans have a chance to meet the team at the annual ice cream social at 6 p.m. Thursday at the University House, Van Ness Boulevard and Holland Avenue.
The men's and women's teams take the Save Mart Center court at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 for Red & White Hoops Night.
Monsters to open at Showcase
The Tier II Fresno Monsters open their season against Topeka at the North American Hockey League Showcase today in Blaine, Minn.
Fresno will play four games in four days against out-of-division opponents, facing Austin on Thursday, Coulee Region on Friday and New Mexico on Saturday.
All games will be live online at nahl.fasthockey.com. Fresno's games are at 6:15 p.m., except New Mexico at 11 a.m.
The Monsters' home opener is at 7:25 p.m. Oct. 28 against Kenai River at Selland Arena.
Bulldogs to host lacrosse tryouts
New Fresno State lacrosse coach Jessica Pausewang will have an open tryout from 2-3 p.m. Sept. 21-23 at the team's practice field.
Players must be full-time students and fill out a physical form and information sheet. Details: assistant coach Carlee Buck at firstname.lastname@example.org.