Mountain Lions in 12th After Two Rounds of Division I Falcon Invitational

By Doug Fitzgerald published September 18, 2011

U.S.AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. - Spencer Biersdorff shot a first-round 67 and a 4-under par 140 for the day to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to 12th place after two rounds, both played Sunday, of the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational at the Eisenhower Blue Golf Course.

Biersdorff will go into Monday's final round in a sixth-place tie for individual medalist honors. Colorado State's Zahkai Brown is the tournament leader at 7-under par.

UCCS' sister school, Colorado (Boulder), finished the first two rounds as the tournament leader with a team score of 559 (17-under par). The Buffaloes lead second-place UNLV by two strokes and thgird-place Colorado State by nine.

UCCS is the only non-Division I team competing at the tournament. A year ago, the Mountain Lions stunned the collegiate golf world by winning the Falcon Invitational.

At 586, UCCS trails Coastal Carolina and North Carolina State by two strokes, Weber State by four and No. 23 San Diego by five. The Mountain Lions finished the first round in fifth place at 2-under par, but slipped badly in Round 2.

Edward Delashmutt was second among UCCS golfers with a two-round score of 146 (2-over par), which tied him for 36th individually. Patrick Skakel was third at 150, followed by Kevin Witte at 151 and Mitch Buchner at 159.

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