Junior Mike Sorenson
April 6, 2012
By Gavin Davis
Athletic Media Relations
TEMPE, Ariz.- The Colorado State men's golf team finished Day 1 of the Thunderbird Invitational tied in 15th place Friday. Junior Mike Sorenson leads the team tied in 48th.
Head Coach Jamie Bermel hoped for better from his team on Day 1.
"We played an average Round 1 and just awful in Round 2," said Bermel. "We just kept hitting balls into the water and making bad mental mistakes."
Sorenson finished Day 1 7-over par 73-76--149. Senior Zahkai Brown combined for a 77-73--150 (+8) and is currently tied in 55th place.
Junior Kirby Pettit carded a 74-70--153 (+11) and is tied in 69th place. Senior Michael Wuertz is tied in 73rd place with a 71-83--154 (+12). Freshman Cameron Harrell rounded out the Rams lineup tied in 86th place with a 76-81--157 (+15).
San Diego State leads the 18-team field with a 282-275--557 (-11). CSU combined for a 294-309--603 (+35) and is tied in 15th place. San Diego State's Alex Kang is tied with Arizona State's Austin Quick in first place at 133 (-9).
Bermel expects better play in the final round.
"We need to execute much better," said Bermel. "Everyone needs to get more focused."
The Rams will tee-off at 8 a.m. Saturday for the final round. Live scoring will be available on Golf Stat.com.
Thunderbird Invitational Day 1 results:
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
Recap: Kieffer leads individual race through 36...
Dominic Kieffer has a one-shot lead over two other players, while CSU is at even-par 576, just...
Tournament Notes: Rams headed to Provo for PING...
CSU goes to BYU's event as the defending champion in prep for upcoming Mountain West Championship
Recap: CSU finishes 18th at The Goodwin
Rams cannot make a move up the leaderboard on the final day at Stanford, Jimmy Makloski finishes ...
Recap: Rams move up four spots in standings,...
CSU slashes 10 shots off opening round to 8-over 288, Jimmy Makloski now tied for 18th
Recap: Rams struggle in back nine, now 23rd...
CSU unable to capitalize on a good start to the afternoon, plays in morning wave tomorrow
Tournament Notes: CSU heads to Northern...
Rams to take on 15 teams ranked in Golfstat's top 100, including No. 9 and host Stanford
Recap: Rams finish seventh at 2016 Desert...
Colorado State slipped one spot in the final round and junior Jimmy Makloski tied for 10th in the...
Recap: Rams currently sixth through 36 holes of...
The Colorado State men’s golf team posted a solid first round but was unable to match it in...