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Brown Ties for 19th at Fresno State Lexus Classic?

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FRESNO, Calif. (3/10/09) Blake Brown finished in a five-way tie for 19th Tuesday afternoon at the Fresno State Lexus Classic. The freshman from Scottsdale, Ariz., was consistent throughout the three-round tournament firing a 73 Tuesday morning to go with his 73 and 74 recorded during Monday’s sessions. He finished the competition at four-over-par 220.

The Boise State team struggled Tuesday tallying a third round score of 19-over-par 307 slipping into a tie for 17th place with Fresno City College with a final team total of 913 (+49). The Broncos finished the competition 48 strokes behind tournament champion University of Washington who fired a one-over-par 865 during the three rounds.

Scott Loewen was second for the Broncos carding a seven-over-par 79 this afternoon to finish the event tied for 49th with a 227 (+11). Senior Kevin Tarango turned in the second-best round of the day with a 76 (+4) making his final tally a 236 (+20).

Rounding out the Boise State roster was junior John Baranco who recorded a 79 (+7) Tuesday giving him a final score of 235 (+19). Senior Robbie Richards turned in an 80 (+8) this afternoon to finish at 20-over-par 236.

Boise State will be back in action next week when they travel to Goodyear, Ariz., for the Desert Shootout hosted by Denver and Iowa State at the Palm Valley Golf Club.  

 

 

Final Tournament Summary

Fresno State Lexus Classic
March 9-10, 2009
Belmont Country Club (Fresno, Calif.)
Hosted by Fresno State
Par 72 - 6,513 yards

Boise State Results:  T19. Blake Brown (73-74-73220, +4); T49. Scott Loewen (74-74-79227, +11); T84. John Baranco (80-76-79235, +19); T85. Robbie Richards (78-78-80236, +20); T85. Kevin Tarango (79-81-76236, +20)

Team Results:  1. Washington (299-285-281865, +1); 2. Fresno State (290-300-280870, +6); T3. UC Davis (292-292-292876, +12); T3. UC-Irvine (295-298-283876, +12); 5. San Diego State (297-295-285877, +13); T6. Brigham Young (296-294-291881, +17); T6. San Diego (301-298-282881, +17); 8. San Jose State (303-293-293889, +25); 9. Nevada (300-295-296891, +27); 10. Pacific (302-295-296893, +29); T11. Oklahoma (305-294-298897, +33); T11. Sacramento State (306-300-291897, +33); 13. CSU-Northridge (297-305-296898, +34); 14. UTEP (314-296-294904, +40); 15. UC-Santa Barbara (307-294-304905, +41); 16. Arizona State (306-302-303911, +47); T17. Boise State (304-302-307913, +49); T17. Fresno City College (318-291-304913, +49); 19. Hawaii (316-308-306930, +66); 20. CSU-Bakersfield (321-314-305940, +76).

Top Five Individuals: 1. Ramie Sprinkling, UC Davis (68-75-69212, -4); T2. Colin Featherstone, San Diego State (75-71-68214, -2); T2. Todd Angel, Fresno State (69-73-72214, -2); T2. Nick Taylor, Washington (72-70-72214, -2); T5. Phil Huffman, UC Davis (72-67-76215, -1); T5. Alex Ching, San Diego (73-74-68215, -1); T5. Darren Wallace, Washington (75-73-67215, -1).