Men's Golf JV Finishes 14th at Desert Intercollegiate

Oct. 5, 2008

TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona men's golf junior varsity team finished in 14th place Sunday at the University of Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate in Palm Desert, Calif.

The Wildcat JV posted a final -round 301 (+13) to finish with a 54-hole total of 928 (+64). Today's total was UA's lowest round of the event and enabled the Wildcats to finish 14th in the 19-team field. Colorado State topped the field by seven strokes with a 13-over 877 total.

As was the case Saturday, Philip Bagdade once again led the Wildcats after carding a one-under 71 to finish in a tie for 10th place at five-over 221. His final-round tally was UA's lone under par round of the tournament. Denver's Daniel Wax used a scorecard tiebreaker to capture individual medalist honors at three-under 213.

Also competing for the UA JV was Peter Croonquist, who finished in 49th place at 231 (+15), Beck Miller, who tied for 74th place at 237 (+21), Andrew Kelly, who tied for 81st place at 239 (+23), and Kenji Hernandez, who finished in 94th place at 244 (+28).

The University of Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate was contested at the Classic Club, a par-72, 7,305-yard layout.

Top-Five Teams1. Colorado State 289-292-287=877 (+13)2. Idaho 300-297-287=884 (+20)3. Oregon State 294-299-300=893 (+29)4. Denver 292-307-295=894 (+30)5. Washington State 294-308-294=896 (+32)

Top-Five Individuals1. Daniel Wax, Denver* 69-76=145 (-3)2. Kevin Tucker, Washington St. 70-71-72=213 (-3)3. Nick Nelson, Utah Valley 67-77-71=215 (-1)4 Jarred Bossio, Idaho 73-73-71=217 (+1) Kory Harrell, No. Colorado 74-75-68=217 (+1) Dustin Norris, Colorado State 79-71-67=217 (+1)* won scorecard tiebreaker

Arizona JV FinishersT10. Philip Bagdade 75-75-71=221 (+5)49. Peter Croonquist 80-78-73=231 (+15)T74. Beck Miller 77-83-77=237 (+21)T81. Andrew Kelly 79-80-80=239 (+23)94. Kenji Hernandez 80-84-80=244 (+28)

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