Merritt Leads the Field at the Ron Moore Invitational, Hastings in Fourth

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. The Boise State University men’s golf team member Troy Merritt leads the field at the Ron Moore Invitational  with a 9-under par, 135, through two rounds of play at the Palm Valley Golf Club.

 

Merritt, a junior from Fridley, Minn., was tied for third place through the first round of play with a 67 (-5) and as his opponents started to falter Merritt seized the advantage in the second round as he fired a 4-under par, 68, to take a two stroke lead over his nearest competitor.

 

Matt Hastings stands tied for fourth place through two rounds as he posted a 138 (-6), to remain three strokes behind Merritt and one stroke out of second place. Hastings recorded a 5-under par, 67, in round one and followed it with a 71 (-1).

 

The Boise State golf team registered a 1-under par, 575, through two rounds of the Ron Moore Invitational, hosted by the University of Denver, to stand alone in 10th place. The Broncos remained consistent in the first day of the tournament as the squad recorded a 286 (-2) in round one and a 289 (+1) in round two.

 

Other Boise State golfer include Shawn Tonkin who is tied for 63rd with a 148 (+4), Robbie Richards in 86th with a 155 (+11) and Scott Loewen with a 163 (+19).

 

Ron Moore Invitational

Mar. 19-20

Palm Valley Golf Club

Goodyear, Ariz.

 

Results

 

Top Teams: 1. Wichita State (552, -24), 2. Denver (564, -12), T3. Kansas State (566, -10), T3. Southern Utah (566, -10), 5. Nebraska (567, -9), 6. Colorado State (570, -6), T7. Texas-San Antonio (571, -5), T7. Utah (571, -5), 9. Weber State (573, -3), 10. Boise State (575, -1), 11. Northern Iowa (577, +1), 12. Iowa State (578, +2), 13. DePaul (581, +5), 14. Louisiana-Monroe (583, +7), 15. Air Force (594, +18), 16. Princeton (595, +19), 17. Wyoming (597, +21).

 

Boise State Individuals: 1. Troy Merritt (67-68-135, -9), T4. Matt Hastings (67-71-138, -6), T63. Shawn Tonkin (76-72-148, +4), T86. Robbie Richards (77-78-155, +11), T98. Scott Loewen (163, +19).

 

Top Individuals: 1. Troy Merritt, Boise State (67-68-135, -9), T2. Ryan Spears, Wichita State (64-73-137, -7), T2. Cameron Bishop, Wichita State (65-72-137, -7), T4. Matt Hastings, Boise State (67-71-138, -6), T4. Jeff Koprivetz, Denver (70-68-138, -6), T4. Dustin Garza, Wichita State (70-68-138, -6), T4. Steve Broker, Utah, (68-70-138, -6).

 

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