TUCSON, Ariz. -
The University of Wyoming men's golf team finished the first round of the Mountain West Championship with a 295 (+11) on the Omni Tucson National - Catalina Course in Tucson, Ariz. Wyoming is tied for eighth place in the 11-team field. Junior Kamrin Allen and freshman Glenn Workman led the Cowboys each firing a 72 (+1) in the opening round. Allen and Workman are currently in the top-20, as they are tied for 18th place.
“I was pleased with the start of today and the team effort,” UW head coach Joe Jensen said. “We struggled on the last three holes and were seven over but the team did play solid overall. We are in a tight race and have two more rounds to go out and catch some teams.”
Sophomore Ryan Wallen followed Allen and Workman with a round of 75 (+4). Wallen is tied for 35th place in the 55-man field. Freshman Drew McCullough and redshirt freshman Arron Lickteig are each tied for 45th place carding scores of 76 (+5).
UNLV leads the field after the first round with a 273 (-11). San Diego State and Nevada are tied for second place at 280 (-4) with New Mexico in fourth with a tally of 282 (-2). UNLV’s Kurt Kitayama leads the individuals with a 65 (-6).
The Cowboys return tomorrow morning with an 18-hole round starting at 8:50 a.m. MT.