Mountain Lions in Third-Place Tie After Two Rounds of Grizzlie Invitational

By Doug Fitzgerald published September 6, 2011


ALAMOSA, Colo. - Newcomers Kevin Witte and Edward Delashmutt stood out as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs finished the first two rounds, both played Tuesday, in the Grizzly Invitational in a third-place tie.

Witte shot a 3-under par 139 and Delashmutt added a 1-over par 143 as the Mountain Lions finished the day with a team score of 582 (14-over par). The two joined UCCS after two seasons at Mesa Community College.

Colorado School of Mines goes into Wednesday's final round with an 11-stroke lead over second-place Western New Mexico and 13 strokes ahead of UCCS and Colorado Mesa.

Jim Knous of Mines was the individual leader at 4-under par after Tuesday's play. Witte was second, one stroke back, followed by Sean Robbins of Colorado Mesa at 2-under.

Mitch Buchner was third among UCCS golfers at 149 (7-over par), which put him in 22nd overall. Grant Dean, who also played at Mesa CC, was at 151.

The tournament is the first of four that, combined, will determine the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champion.

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