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Golf Defeats Monterey Trail in Preparation for Delta League Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Freshman Chase Saca and junior Leslie Young shot personal-best rounds of seven-over par 43 as the St. Francis golf team posted a season-best team score of 203 Monday in a forfeit win over Monterey Trail.

“I think my round went well,” said Saca. “The greens were aerated so they were hard to play on. I had some really good drives and shots.”


Golf Posts Season Best as Swanson Shoots Even Par

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Kate Swanson shot an even par round of 36 to lead St. Francis to a 204-223 win over Franklin Monday at Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course.

“It hit a lot of greens, I drove it really well and I did not miss many fairways,” said Swanson of her career-best 36. “It was really solid overall. It feels really good. I have never shot (even par) for nine holes.”

Swanson opened the round with a bogey on the first hole and but got back to even with a birdie on 4th. She closed with five straight pars.

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Golf at Franklin (10/6)

Junior Kate Swanson shot an even par round of 36 to lead St. Francis to a 204-223 win over Franklin at Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course.


Swanson Earns Medalist Honors as Golf Wins over Sheldon

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Kate Swanson shot a three-over par 39 to lead St. Francis to a 208-309 victory over Sheldon. The 208 equaled the season-best team score for the Troubadours.

Swanson earned medalist honors with her 39, finishing as the top golfer for the second time this season. Junior Mikia Fang and senior Victoria Ramirez were one shot back with four-over par rounds of 40, while junior Kristi Lee posted a five-over par 41.

Freshman Lauren Allen shot a 48, while freshman Lauren Libatore carded a 50 in her second varsity round.


Golf Shoots 211 in win over Grant

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Junior Mikia Fang shot a season-best three-over par 39 as St. Francis shot a team 211 Monday at Haggin Oaks Arcade Creek course in a win over Grant.

Fang posted her 39 five days after posting a 41 in a match last week that was one stroke off her best of 40. Freshman Lauren Libatore had a five-over par 41 and junior Kristi Lee recorded a 43. Junior Kate Swanson and senior Victoria Ramirez each had a 44, while freshman Lauren Allen shot a 45.

St. Francis hosts Sheldon at Wildhawk Golf Course at 3 p.m. on Wednesday.


Golf Wins Big over Elk Grove in Delta League Match

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis golf team posted an impressive 209 to record a 67 stroke victory over Elk Grove Monday at the Haggin Oaks Arcade Creek course.

“Kate had a fantastic round,” said Head Coach Cindy Mah-Lyford. “She was playing at the No. 4 spot but did not let that bother her. Maybe it added a little fire under her. Overall, we were real consistent from top to bottom. We have so many girls that can shoot in the low 40s and that is going to be the key to our success.”


St. Francis Athletics Alumnae News – Sept. 22

St. Francis alumnae are succeeding at the collegiate level across the country. Here is collection of news and notes from the last week about the former Troubies. Submissions can be sent in to Assistant AD Steve Shaff at


Golf Drops Dual Match to Davis

DAVIS, Calif. – The St. Francis golf team post its first dual match of the season to Davis 222-241 Wednesday at Wildhorse Golf Club.

Davis was led by its top two finishers Marie Dean and River Xiang, who shot 39 and 42. Junior Kate Swanson was third overall with a 43, while junior Makia Fang carded a 45.

Junior Kristi Lee, senior Victoria Ramirez and freshman Lauren Allen each shot 51 to tie for eighth overall. Junior Leslie young posted a 58.


Golf Second at First Delta River Center

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The St. Francis golf team finished second in the first Delta League Center at Bing Maloney Golf Course Monday.

The Troubadours shot a 422 to finish behind only Davis (389). Junior Kate Swanson led the team for the second consecutive outing with a team-best six-over par 78. St. Francis also counted an 83 by junior Mikia Fang and rounds of 86 by junior Leslie Young and senior Victoria Ramirez. Freshman Lauren Allen carded an 89 in her first prep round to round out the scoring for the team. Junior Kristi Lee posted a 12-over par 90.


Golf Posts Victory over Pleasant Grove in Opener

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Three players posted seven-over par rounds of 43 as the St. Francis golf team opened with a 218-226 victory over Pleasant Grove in the opening Delta League match of the season.

“It is one of the best efforts we have had as a whole group with only three shots separating the team,” said Head Coach Cindy Mah-Lyford. “It is extremely exciting to see the depth in our roster this year and there even was a playoff for the last spot in the lineup.”

Junior Kate Swanson was one of the three Troubadours to post a 43 in the opening match.


Fall Athletic Spirit Gear Available

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Support your daughter’s team with official St. Francis Adidas spirit gear from Athletics Unlimited. Each fall sport has team specific gear available online until August 29 that will be shipped by Sept. 26. All proceeds from the sales benefit the St. Francis Booster Club.


2014 Golf Roster

2014 St. Francis Varsity Golf: Front Row (L to R): Katiana Camacho-Villalon, Caitlin Autrey, Mikia Fang, Adrienne Greybill, Kate Swanson, Chase Saca. Second Row (L to R): Assistant Coach Danielle Nash, Kristi Lee, Lauren Libatore, Leslie Young, Lauren Allen, Taylor Boe, Victoria Ramirez.
Name Class Ht. R/L Hometown (Previous School)
Lauren Allen Freshman   R Sacramento
Caitlin Autry Junior 5-1 R Roseville
Taylor Boe Sophomore 5-6 R Orangeville
Katiana Camacho-Villalon Junior 5-1 R Natoma
Mikia Fang Junior 5-2 R Sacramento
Adrienne Graybill Freshman   R El Dorado Hills
Kristi Lee Junior 5-3 R Folsom
Lauren Liberatore Freshman 5-5 R Elk Grove
Victoria Ramirez Senior 5-7 R El Dorado Hills
Chase Saca Freshman   R Sacramento
Kate Swanson Junior 5-3 R Sacramento
Leslie Young Junior 5-4 R Placerville

Head Coach: Cindy Lyford

Assistant Coach: Danielle Nash

By Class

Seniors (1): Victoria Ramirez. Juniors (6): Caitlin Autry, Mika Fang, Kristy Lee, Kate Swanson, Katiana Camacho-Villalon, Leslie Young. Sophomores (1): Taylor Boe. Freshman (4): Lauren Allen, Adrienne Graybill, Lauren Libatore, Chase Saca.


Troubadours to Compete in New Delta League

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – St. Francis will play in the Delta League beginning this fall with many familiar faces and several new ones.

“The Delta League has a lot of history and it is great it is back in existence,” said Delta League Commissioner Ron Nocetti.

The Troubadours move into the newly formed Delta League along with Pleasant Grove and Sheldon from the Delta River League. The league is a realignment of members of both the Delta River and Delta Valley Leagues.