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)
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