Men's Golf Wraps Up Fall Season In New Mexico
Oct. 25, 2008
What's Happening This Week: The Washington State University men's golf team wraps up its fall season at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, Monday...the two-day, 54-hole event will be played on the par-72, 7,078-yard New Mexico State University Golf Course...the tournament begins Monday at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start...the final 18 holes of play will begin Tuesday at 8 a.m...live stats will be available on www.golfstat.com.
The Field: The 18-team field pairs Washington State with Colorado (No.30), Air Force, Akron, Ball State, Cal-Poly, Denver, Idaho, Iowa State, Kansas State, Miami (Ohio), Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico State, Northern Colorado, Utah, UTEP and Weber State...rankings according to golfweek.com.
Traveling for the Cougars: Five Cougars will be traveling to New Mexico to take a swing at victory in the final fall tournament...the Cougar contingent includes Juniors Nick Grigsby, Austin Hurt and Kevin Tucker and Sophomore Xavier Dailly and Nick Ellis...these same five men played at last year's Wimberly Intercollegiate and finished in 12th place.
Last Time Out: The Cougar men were led by a solid performance from sophomore standout Ellis at the Inaugural Sycuan Collegiate Invitational...Ellis posted a three-round score of 209 (-7) to finish in a tie for eighth place and grab his first top 10 finish for the fall season...Juniors Kevin Tucker and Austin Hurt each finished in the top 25...the Cougars shot a second-round 273 (-15), the second-lowest single-round score in school history...the team posted a team score of 848 (-16) to finish in fifth place.