Senior Zahkai Brown
May 10, 2012
By Danny Mattie
Athletic Media Relations
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West announced Thursday afternoon the members of the 2011-12 all-conference golf team, and Colorado State senior Zahkai Brown was included on the list of the league’s top-10 performers.
Brown, the 2007 Colorado 5A state champion at Pomona High School in Arvada, was named the 2009 Freshman of the Year in the Mountain West and bookends his collegiate career with this selection to the 2012 all-Mountain West team. He also becomes one of seven CSU golfers - including older brother Zen Brown - to earn multiple postseason recognitions in the MW’s 13-year existence.
Other Rams to earn multiple postseason awards from the MW are: Martin Laird (2002, 2003 and 2004), Nolan Martin (2003 and 2004), Zen Brown (2007 and 2009), Dustin Morris (2008 and 2009), Bryce Hanstad (2008 and 2010) and Ryan Peterson (2010 and 2011).
Brown, who competed in each of Colorado State’s nine regular-season tournaments, closed the season slate in impressive fashion with a first-place finish at the PING Cougar Classic, April 27-28 in Provo, Utah. He then finished as the Rams’ top performer last weekend at the Mountain West Championship in Tucson, Ariz., coming in just two strokes out of first place in a tie for second.
The Rams, led by Brown and fellow senior Mike Wuertz, will once again return to the NCAA Regionals, appearing in the national championship qualifier for the sixth straight time, and the 12th time in the last 13 seasons overall. CSU will tee off in the Bowling Green Regional hosted by Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., May 17-19, in search of a top-5 regional finish to advance to the NCAA championships for a second straight season.
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...