Oct. 16, 2012
FAIRFAX, Calif.- The Rams maintained their very solid play at the Meadow Club and captured a third-place finish at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational.
Colorado State placed above five teams ranked in the top 50 at the tournament. CSU shot a 280 (-4) on the day, finishing with a total team score of 839.
Freshman Dominic Kieffer was the most consistent golfer over the last two days, firing acareer-low 68 (-3) in his final round after shooting a 140 (-2) in his first two rounds yesterday. Kieffer finished 13th overall. Head Coach Christian Newton had nothing but praise for the freshman.
"Dominic was really consistent all tournament," he said. "I'm really proud of him."
Junior Parker Edens continued his strong golf as well, shooting an even par 71 on the day to finish in a tie for 14th. Edens finished with a total score of 210 (-3). Sophomore Cameron Harrell ended his play with a 74 (+3), but still managed to card a total of 213 (E) over the last two days, good for a tie in 22nd place.
Senior Kory Harrell finished his work at the Alister MacKenzie in solid fashion, shooting a 68 (-3) in his final round, for a total of 215 (+2), which was good enough for a tie in 34thplace. Classmate Kirby Pettitt fired a 73 (+2) in his final 18 holes, and carded a three-round score of 219 (+6), good for a share of 54th place.
California was masterful in its two days, claiming the Alister MacKenzie Invitational title, shooting a two-day total of 806 (-46). California was followed by San Francisco (826), Colorado State (839), Brigham Young (844), San Diego State (850), Oregon State (851), Wichita State (851), Fresno State (853), San Jose State (856), UC Davis (856), Oregon (858), Colorado (859), Arizona State (865), Michigan (868), Nevada (877) and Hawaii (887).