Bishop Named RMAC Golfer of the Week
Tyler Bishop of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference golfer of the week, the conference announced Thursday.
Bishop shot a 215 at the Southern California Intercollegiate tournament March 10-11 at the Marbella Country Club in San Juan Capistrano, Calif. He tied for seventh place as the
Mountain Lions finished eighth overall.
The SoCal Intercollegiate is among the most prestigious Division II events each year. This year, nine Top 25 teams were in the field, including Nova Southeastern, Western Washington, Chico State, St. Edward's, Central Oklahoma , Abilene Christian, Washburn, UCCS and Lynn.
UCCS is currently ranked No. 21 nationally.
This was the first golfer of the week named for the spring portion of the 2007-08 season. Bishop's Mountain Lions teammate, Todd Napikowski, earned one of the four golfer of the week awards during fall play.
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