Boise State Golfers Trail Field At PING

Boise State's golf team had a rough outing in the first round of the PING Classic in Provo today. The Broncos are tied for last.

The Boise State golf team got off to a slow start today at the PING Golf Cougar Classic in Provo.  The Broncos were 16-over-par for a 304 in the opening round.  Boise State finds themselves last of the six Western Athletic Conference teams playing in the Classic, and tied for last overall. 

 

Freshman John Baranco ended the round with the best individual score for the Broncos with a 73.  Matt Hastings is in 60th place with a 75 while Troy Merritt finished and Robbie Richards each had a 78 and Scott Loewen finished with a 79. 

 

Host BYU leads the Classic with a team score of 272.  Nevada is the WAC's top team with a 282, tied with UC-Davis for second place.  New Mexico State is in fourth with a 283, Fresno State is tied for 10th place with a 293, Hawai'i is in 13th with a 295 and Utah State is tied for 14th with a 297.

 

The second round of the 2007 PING Golf Cougar Classic was this afternoon, with the final round being held Saturday, Apr. 21 with tee time beginning at 8:30, weather permitting.

 

 

Results

2007 PING Golf Cougar Classic

 

Boise State Individuals: T38. John Baranco (73, +1), T60.  Matt Hastings (75, +3), T85.  Troy Merritt (78, +6), T85.  Robbie Richards (78, +6), T96.  Scott Loewen (79, +7).

 

Top Teams: 1. BYU (272, -16), T2. UC Davis (282, -6), T2. Nevada (282, -6), 4. NMSU (283, -5), 5. Colorado State (285, -3), 6. Utah (287, -1), 7. Denver (288, E), 8. New Mexico (290, +2), 9. Southern Utah (292, +4), T10. Fresno State (293, +5), T10. UTEP (293, +5), 12. Weber State (294, +6), 13. Hawaii (295, +7), T14. Northern Colorado (297, +9), T14. Utah State (297, +9), 16. Air Force (299, +11), T18. Boise State (304, +16), T18. Utah Valley State (304, +16).

 

Top Individuals: T1. Travis Reid, NMSU, (66, -6), T1. Jake Ellison, BYU, (66, -6), T3. Daniel Summerhays, BYU, (67, -5), T3. Charlie Beljan, UNM, (67, -5), T3. Robbie Fillmore, BYU, (67, -5), T3. Nick Killpack, BYU, (67, -5).

 


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