UCCS in 13th After Two Rounds at Grand Canyon Invitational
GOODYEAR, Ariz. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs scuffled Monday, finishing the first two rounds in 13th place at the Grand Canyon Fall Invitational.
The Mountain Lions go into Tuesday's final round and the Golf Club at Estrella trailing Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference rivals Western New Mexico and Fort Lewis by 31 and four strokes respectively. UCCS had beaten both handily at the two RMAC Golf Events played earlier this season.
Only four teams shot a round Monday worse than the 307 UCCS recorded in the first round. The Mountain Lions came back to card a 293 in the afternoon round.
Cal State-San Bernardino held the team lead at 560, nine strokes better than second-place Cal State-Monterey Bay.
Tyler Bishop led UCCS golfers with a two-round score of 147 (3-over par), which tied him for 30th overall.
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