Golf Team Adds Division I Transfer

By Doug Fitzgerald published June 5, 2007

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs golf coach Phil Trujillo announced Tuesday that former Lewis-Palmer High School star David Cosel was transferring to UCCS from Division I Kansas.

Cosel competed in three tournaments for the Jayhawks this past season. He shot a season-best 74 in the second round of Louisiana Classics on March 5. Since Cosel redshirted in 2005-06, he will come to UCCS as a sophomore as regards to eligibility.

Cosel was the first golfer to qualify for the state tournament four time sat Lewis-Palmer, where he holds the school record with a stroke average of 73. A two-time Colorado junior match play semifinalist, he won the 2004 PGA junior series and the 2004 FCWT Southern Colorado Shootout.

"David is going to take us to another level," said Trujillo. "With the players we already have in place and the addition of David, the team will be very competitive."

That competition won't just be in tournaments. Trujillo also pointed out that players are going to have to play well in qualifying rounds in order to get on the five-man tournament roster.

"Getting in the top five will be very challenging next year," said Trujillo.

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