March 20, 2007
PHOENIX, Ariz. - Colorado State earned sixth place at the Ron Moore Invitational hosted by the University of Denver. Zen Brown earned a tie for eighth place after posting three-straight sub-par rounds at the par-72, 7,015-yard Palm Valley Golf Club.
The Rams carded rounds of 281-289-286 to earn them an 856 three-round total and their ninth-straight top-10 team finish. Zen Brown led the Rams for the sixth time this year. He recorded rounds of 68-71-70 to achieve a 209 three-round total and a tie for eighth place. This marks his seventh top-20 and sixth top-10 finish of the year. Dustin Morris finished six strokes behind brown after posting rounds of 71-73-71 for a 215 three-round total. This led Morris to a tie for 23rd.
Wichita State captured the 17-team field title after shooting rounds of 268-284-279 for a three-round 831. Wichita State was led by Cameron Bishop who posted rounds of 65-72-68 to earn him a 205 three-round total and a second place finish. Bishop tied with Jeff Koprivetz of Denver who shot rounds of 70-68-67=205.
Both Bishop and Koprivetz finished two-strokes behind individual winner Troy Merritt of Boise State. Merritt recorded rounds of 67-68-68 to earn him a 203 three-round total and the win.
Aaron Weston posted rounds of 74-70-72 for a 216 three-round and a tie for 32nd. Derrick Whiting carded rounds of 68-78-73 to earn a 219 three-round total and a tie for 47th. The first round 68 is his season low. Sean McNamara recorded rounds of 75-75-73 for a 223 three-round total and a tie for 69th. Riley Arp, who competed as an individual, tied for 65th after shooting rounds of 71-73-78=222.
The Rams will return to action April 14-15 at the U.S. Intercollegiate in Palo Alto, Calif.
6 Colorado State Univ. 281 289 286 856 T 8 Zen Brown 68 71 70 209 T 23 Dustin Morris 71 73 71 215 T 32 Aaron Weston 74 70 72 216 T 47 Derrick Whiting 68 78 73 219 T 69 Sean McNamara 75 75 73 223 *T 65 Riley Arp Col. St. 71 73 78 222
Fin. Top 20 Teams Scores 1 Wichita State Univ. 268 284 279 831 2 Nebraska, U. of 281 286 281 848 3 Kansas State Univ. 283 283 284 850 Denver, U. of 288 276 286 850 5 Utah, Univ. of 284 287 282 853 6 Colorado State Univ. 281 289 286 856
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