Zach Zaremba in a Ninth Place Tie after Opening Day of Air Force Invitational

Sept. 6, 2008

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

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Through the first two rounds of the 2008 fall season, the Wyoming men's golf team is in an eighth place tie at the Air Force Falcon Invitational at the Eisenhower Golf Club in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Individually, sophomore Zach Zaremba is currently tied for ninth place. As a team, the Cowboys shot a first round score of 297 and a second round score of 293 on Saturday. They are currently 14-over par.

"With these being the first two rounds of the fall, it feels pretty good to have a solid day and find ourselves in the upper half of the field," said UW golf coach Joe Jensen. "Zach (Zaremba) had a good day and is under par and Gabe (Maier) and Phil (Henzlik) are just over par. We are looking forward to tomorrow and hopefully we can improve our scores, catch a couple of teams and move up in the standings."

Zaremba shot a one-under par 71 in the morning's opening round and a second round par score of 72. He is in a two-man tie for ninth and is five strokes off of the lead. Sophomore Gabe Maier is currently in a 22nd place tie at two-over par (75, 71). Sophomore Phil Henzlik is in a tie for 40th at four over par (76, 72).

As a team, the Cowboys are tied with Utah State and Weber State at 14-over par. Colorado State and UNLV are tied for the tournament lead with 16-under par scores of 560.

The 2008 Air Force Falcon Invite will conclude tomorrow. The field will play one final round of 18 holes beginning at 8:15 a.m.