Golf team unable to defend SoCal title

By Doug Fitzgerald published March 9, 2004

Unable to fully recover from a poor first round, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs golf team was unable to defend itâ€TMs title at the SoCal Intercollegiate Golf Championships, which were held on Monday and Tuesday at the Santa Luz Club in Del Mar, Calif.

The Mountain Lions, who became the first team outside of California to win the title when they did so in 2003, shot a 328 in Mondayâ€TMs first round. That scored put them firmly in 18th place, 11 strokes out of 17th. Led by Chase Wortmannâ€TMs 77, CU-Colorado Springs shot a 319 in Mondayâ€TMs second round to move past Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference rival Fort Lewis for 17th place.

The Mountain Lions improves again in the third round, which was played Tuesday. Wortmann and Trent Daum each shot 77 as CU-Colorado Springs recorded a 316, the 13th-best score of the day.

Cal State-Chico won the team title with a three-round score of 879. Cal State-Stanislaus was second at 883, and host UC San Diego was third at 892.

Colorado State-Pueblo, another RMAC school, finished 13th.

Daum was the top individual finisher for the Mountain Lions with a three-round score of 233, which tied him for 45th overall.

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