Mountain Lions in Ninth-Place Tie After Two Rounds of Grand Canyon Invitational

By Doug Fitzgerald published March 30, 2009


GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shot a 1-over par 289 in the first round and followed that with an even-par 288 in the afternoon as the Mountain Lions put themselves into a tie for ninth place at the Grand canyon Thunderbird Invitational Monday at Palm Valley Golf Club.

UCCS' Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference rival, Western New Mexico, was nearly flawless in shooting a two-round score of 560 to take the lead. Cal State-San Bernardino was second at 562, followed by Point Loma Nazarene and Chico State at 564.

Western New Mexico's Eric Chavez and Cal State San Bernardino's Kenny Pigman finished Day 1 tied for the individual lead at 135 (9-under par).

Tyler Bishop was top among UCCS golfers at 141 (3-under par), which put him in a tie for 14th individually. Riley Andrews was next for the Mountain Lions at 144, followed by Brian Morfeld (145), Chris Shoop (147) and Wade Henry (153).

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