Mountain Lions Win NSIC/RMAC Crossover by 13 Strokes
GOTHENBURG, Neb. - Four Mountain Lions finished among the top nine players as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs won the NSIC/RMAC Crossover Tournament by 13 strokes.
Edward Delashmutt led the UCCS contingent with a three-round score of 215 (1-under par), which tied him with Western New Mexico's Patrick Beyham for second place overall. Jim Knous of Colorado School of Mines was the individual medalist at 212.
The Mountain Lions' Spencer Biersdorff took fourth overall at 216, while Grant Dean was in a three-way tie for fifth at 217. Kevin Witte was tied for eighth at 218.
The Mountain Lions team score of 862 put them 2-under par. Colorado School of Mines was second at 875, followed by Colorado State-Pueblo (883), St. Cloud State (892) and Western New Mexico (893).
The tournament featured all men's golf teams from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and the Northern Sin Intercollegiate Conference, the two conferences that make up the NCAA's Central Region. It was also the second of four RMAC golf events that, combined, will determine the conference's individual golf champion.
At No. 23 in both the Golfstat rankings and the Golf Coaches Association of America poll, UCCS had the highest national ranking among the schools competing.
UCCS will compete in the Grand Canyon Invitational on Oct. 3-4.
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