UCCS Wraps Up RMAC Championship with Tournament Victory

By Doug Fitzgerald published April 22, 2008

PARKER -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs wrapped up its third consecutive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men's golf championship by winning the Northwest Regional Spring Head-to-Head Tuesday at The Pinery Country Club.

The Mountain Lions won three of the four tournaments that counted towards the RMAC title and took second in the other.

With the win, the Mountain Lions also qualified for the 2008 NCAA Division II West / Northwest Super Regional will be held May 5-7 in Petaluma, Calif.

UCCS shot a 4-over par 292 Tuesday to finish the three-round tournament with a score of 894, 16 stokes better than second place Western New Mexico. Nebraska-Kearney took third at 911, while St. Cloud State (913) and Colorado State-Pueblo (916) took fourth and fifth.

The Mountain Lions' Tyler Bishop finished atop the leaderboard with his two-day, three-round score of 217 (1-over par). Bishop, who led by eight strokes after Monday's to rounds, posted rounds of 69, 74 and 74 en route to earning medalist honors.

Nebraska-Kearney's Andy Bednar finished second, one stroke behind, while CSU -- Pueblo's Casey Brock and St. Cloud State's Danny Anderson tied for third place at 224.

UCCS teammates Todd Napikoski and Eric Winder tied for fifth place at 225. David Cosel tied for 23rd at 231 and Brian Morfeld finished at 232.

By defeating CSU-Pueblo, the Mountain Lions extended their lead in the 2007-08 Steel and Silver Series to 16-9. UCCS could wrap up the rivalry series fir the third consecutive season by beating the Thunderwolves in the regional tournament.
 

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