Junior Mike Sorenson
Oct. 17, 2011
By Gavin Davis
Athletic Media Relations
FAIRFAX, Calif.- The Colorado State men’s golf team finished Day 1 of the Alister MacKenzie Invitational tied in fifth place Monday. Junior Mike Sorenson leads the team tied in 18th place.
Sorenson fired a 1-under 70 in Round 1 followed by a 3-under 68 in Round 2 to pace the Rams with a 138 (-4). Junior Kirby Pettitt is just behind him in a tie for 22nd. After 36 holes of competition, Pettitt is 3-under with a 68-71--139.
Senior Zahkai Brown sits in a tie for 26th with a 72-68--140 (-2). Despite a shaky start in Round 1, Freshman Cameron Harrell shot a career low 66 in Round 2. He finished the day 75-66--141 (-1), in 34th place.
Senior Mike Wuertz rounded out the lineup for the Rams with a 74-73--147 (+5) in 70th place.
Head Coach Jamie Bermel is looking for a strong finish Tuesday.
“We played decent today,” said Bermel. “We need four good scores tomorrow and see if we can’t move up a little in the standings.”
The Rams are 19 strokes behind tournament leader Oregon. The Ducks posted a 538 (-30) after Day 1. Tournament host Cal is just behind them at 540 (-28).
CSU will begin the final round at 8:45 a.m. MT in Fairfax. Live stats will be available on GolfStat.com.
Alister MacKenzie Day 1 results:
75 66--141 (-1)
74 73--147 (+5)
Download Schedules: Add to calendar
CSU Athletics has international flavor
In the 2014-15 season, Colorado State athletics had 20 international student athletes coming to...
Men's golf preview - CSU looks to replicate...
The Colorado State men's golf team travels to Provo, Utah, to continue its spring schedule, April...
Men's golf recap: Rams finish 19th at The...
The Colorado State men's golf team posted its best round of the tournament in Saturday's finale...
Men's golf recap: Rams improve, look for strong...
The Colorado State men's golf team fought through a slow start on Day 2 of The Goodwin, moving up...
Men's golf recap: Kieffer paces Rams on Day 1...
Junior Dominic Kieffer posted a top-20 score on Day 1 of The Goodwin, leading the Colorado State ...
Men's golf preview - CSU competes in strong...
The Colorado State men's golf team travels to Stanford, Calif., to continue its spring schedule, ...
Men's golf recap: CSU's Oelfke wins Bob Writz...
Colorado State Rams' freshman golfer Max Oelfke took home medalist honors, playing as an...
Men's golf recap: Rams finish ninth at Desert...
The Colorado State men's golf team closed play at the Desert Shootout on Saturday, falling into...