April 9, 2012
By Gavin Davis
Athletic Media Relations
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.- The Colorado State men’s golf team finished Day 1 of the 10th annual Wyoming Cowboy Classic played on the North Course of Talking Stick Golf Club in third place Monday. Senior Michael Wuertz leads the field by 3-strokes heading into the final round.
Wuertz carded season-best scores of 6-under 64 in Rounds 1 and 2 to finish the day at 128 (-12). Ben Juffer of Kansas State and Beau Schoolcraft of CU are tied in second place at 9-under 131.
Head Coach Jamie Bermel hopes Wuertz can take momentum in the final ound.
“Mike Wuertz played like a senior today,” Said Bermel. “I couldn’t be more proud of him. It was a great effort. If he continues that on Tuesday, we will have a real shot at winning the team title as well. We need all five guys playing well. It should be a lot of fun Tuesday!”
Junior Mike Sorenson posted a season-best score of 5-under 65 in Round 1 followed by a 1-over 71 in Round 2 to finish tied in eighth place with a 136 (-4). Senior Zahkai Brown is tied in 44th place with a 71-70--141 (+1).
Freshman Cameron Harrell finished Day 1 tied in 77th place with a 78-67--145 (+5). Junior Kirby Pettitt rounded out the Rams lineup with a 77-69--146 (+6) and is currently tied in 87th place.
In the 23-team field, CSU is 2 strokes out of the lead in third place with a 277-270--547 (-13). San Diego and Kansas State are tied for the lead with a 545 (-15).
Wuertz and the Rams will go after the title in Scottsdale Tuesday in the final round beginning at 8:30 a.m. MT.
Wyoming Cowboy Classic Day 1 results:
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
Nearly 80 CSU student-athletes take part in...
Students who participate in athletics at Colorado State University took part in the second annual...
Recap: Men's Golf Slips To 13th After 36 Holes ...
Cannon leads Rams at 2-under, CSU gets three solid scores but can't lock in a fourth to make a...
Recap: Men's Golf Tied for 11th After First...
Junior Max Oelfke and senior Blake Cannon posted under-par rounds for the Rams in the first 18
Preview: Men's Golf To Conclude Fall Portion of...
Rams take to the course Oct. 30-Nov. 1 for the 54-hole event to wrap up the fall part of the 2016...
Recap: Rams Finish 11th at Paintbrush Invitational
CSU could not get on a roll during the final day of play, Staiano top team finisher for Rams
Recap: Men's Golf Currently Seventh at...
Play was suspended due to darkness with 2-3 holes to play in second round, completion tomorrow...
Preview: Men's Golf Back On Course For...
Rams currently ranked No. 27 according to Golfweek, nine teams in field in top 100 nationally
Cannon Named Mountain West Men's Golfer of the ...
Senior Blake Cannon earns first league honor after outstanding month of September