CU-Colorado Springs in eighth after two rounds
Neil Huffaker shot a 4-over par 146 to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to eighth place after the first two rounds of the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational Friday at the Eisenhower Blue Golf Course at the Air Force Academy.
The Mountain Lions were leading four NCAA Division I teams among the 15-team field.
Mark Ruybalid (148), Trent Daum (151), Joe Saliba (155) and Chase Wortmann (157) also competed as CU-Colorado Springs used balanced scoring to hold its place in the standings. John Scott (150) and Adam Jardon (160) also played were not entered as part of the Mountain Lionsâ€TM five-player squad.
The final round of the three-round tournament will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday.
Southern Utah leads the team standings with a score of 577. Weber State and Grand Canyon are each eight strokes back, while Boise State and Utah Valley State were both 10 strokes out of the lead.
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