Cowboys In Seventh Place After Second Round Of Falcon Invitational

Sept. 20, 2003

Colorado Springs, Colo. (Sept. 20, 2003) -

The WyomingCowboy golf team slipped into seventh place after the secondround of the Gene Miranda Falcon Invite on Saturday inColorado Springs, Colo.

"We didn't play that well today," said UW head golfcoach Joe Jensen. "We went from fifth place to seventh.Our guys need to start playing more consistently. However,we are still in pretty good shape to end the tournament witha good finish."

UW sophomore Niel King, of Gillette, Wyo., leads theCowboys with a two day two under par total of 146. King shottwo identical rounds of 73 and is tied with six othergolfers for 20th place.

The tournament is being hosted by the Air Force Academy atthe Eisenhower Golf Course in Colorado Springs, Colo. Thefinal round of the tourney is scheduled to start at 8:30a.m., Mountain time, on Sunday.

The New Mexico JV squad leads all teams with a nine underpar total of 567. The Lobos hold a two stroke lead overTexas-San Antonio.

The second round of the tournament was played on theEisenhower Blue Course which measures 7,301 yards and playsto a par of 72.

Wyoming Results      Class     ScorePlaceNiel King (Gillette, Wyo.)      So.73-73= 146 (+2)Tie 20thJason Aichele (Richland, Wash.)      Sr.72-75= 147 (+3)Tie 27thJeff Franks (Steamboat Springs, Colo.)Fr.74-74= 148 (+4)Tie 33rdMatthew Brunk (Ft. Collins, Colo.)    Jr. 71-78= 149 (+5)Tie 39thEric Baily (Crofton, Neb.)      So.75-78= 153 (+9)Tie 66th

Wyoming Individuals CompetingJonathan Shuss (Scottsdale, Ariz.) Jr.73-78= 151 (+7)Tie 54th

Team Standings1. New Mexico JV287-280= 567 (-9)2. Texas San Antonio282-287= 569 (-7)3. Utah289-287= 576 (E)4. Air Force290-291= 581 (+5)5. Denver288-297= 585 (+9)6. Grand Canyon299-290= 589 (+13)7. Wyoming290-300= 590 (+14)8. Weber State295-295= 590 (+14)9. Portland291-300= 591 (+15)10. Southern Utah295-297= 592 (+16)11. Idaho297-296= 593 (+17)12. Boise State290-304= 594 (+18)13. Air Force JV300-297= 597 (+21)14. UNC301-299= 600 (+24)15. Colorado Co Springs298-308= 606 (+30)16. Southern Colorado302-307= 609 (+33)17. San Diego308-304= 612 (+36)18. Gonzaga310-303= 613 (+37)