Men's Golf

Cowboys Battle Weather On Opening Day of Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational

Eric Parish

Eric Parish

Sept. 23, 2013

ERIE, Colo. -

Colorado Invitational- Day 1 Get Acrobat Reader / Live Stats

The University of Wyoming men's golf team battled windy conditions and rain on the opening day of the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational on Monday. Play was suspended due to darkness, as 34 of 84 participants will finish the second-round tomorrow morning. The Cowboys wrapped up the day at the Colorado National Golf Club with a score of 612 (+36). UW is tied for 11th place in the 15-team field carding rounds of 313 (+25) and 299 (+11). Wyoming was led by senior Eric Parish, as he tallied scores of 77 (+5) and 73 (+1).

"It has been a weird fall and it is the same for everyone, it was just extreme conditions out there," said UW head coach Joe Jensen. "It was very difficult to putt and we missed a lot of important ones, but the main thing is we just need to come out and compete tomorrow."

Parish is tied for 20th place with his 150 (+6) after the opening day of play. Senior Brent Baylon finished at 151 (+7) with scores of 76 (+4) and 75 (+3), as he is currently tied for 22nd place. Senior Eddie Stewart carded rounds of 79 (+7) and 74 (+2), as he ended the first day tied for 40th place at 153 (+9).

Sophomore Kamrin Allen and junior Cameron Lindell are tied for 75th place at 161 (+17). Allen, wrapped up play with rounds of 81 (+9) and 80 (+8). Lindell recovered after his opening round 84 (+12) with a second-round tally of 77 (+5).

Colorado, the host of the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational sits in first place after the opening day at 589 (+13). Oregon State is in second place finishing at 595 (+19). Washington State (+20) and Nebraska (+22) stand in third and fourth place with golfers to finish their rounds on Tuesday morning. Houston Baptist rounds out the top five at 599 (+23).

Houston Baptist's Preston Stanley is the individual leader after the first day at 141 (-3), as he fired scores of 71 (-1) and 70 (-2). The tournament concludes with one round tomorrow at 8:45 a.m. MT.

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Wyoming Day One Individual Results

T20. Eric Parish: 77 (+5) - 73 (+1)= 150 (+6)

T22. Brent Baylon: 76 (+4) - 75 (+3) = 151 (+7)

T40. Eddie Stewart: 79 (+7) - 74 (+2) = 153 (+9)

T75. Cameron Lindell: 84(+12) - 77 (+5) = 161 (+17)

T75. Kamrin Allen: 81 (+9) - 80 (+8) = 161 (+17)

T75. P.J. Thomas*: 80 (+8) - 81 (+9) = 161 (+17)

81. Ryan Wallen*: 87 (+15) - 76 (+4) = 163 (+19)

*Playing as an individual


 

 

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