Boise State Struggles on First Day of PING Cougar Classic

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PROVO, Utah (4/15/2011) - Boise State University’s men’s golf team carded a two-round score of 602 (+26) to finish the day in 18th-place at the PING Cougar Classic in Provo, Utah. UNLV has the team lead after recording an 11-under-par 565 on today’s 36 holes. Taeksoo Kim led the Broncos on the first day of the event firing a 2-over 146 to place tied for 30th. 

UNLV leads the team race by seven strokes over Colorado State and Pacific who tallied 4-under 572’s today to finish tied for second. Boise State shot a 3-over 291 on the first 18 holes, but struggled in the afternoon recording a 23-over 311 to close the day.

UNLV’s Kevin Penner leads the individual competition finishing the day at 9-under 135. He holds a two-stroke lead over Pacific’s Alex Edfort who sits at 7-under 137.

Taeksoo Kim opened the day well for Boise State tallying a 3-under 69 on the first 18 before dropping off during the second round with a 5-over 77. Kim is currently tied for 30th overall.

Scott Spiewak ranks second for the Broncos after carding a two-round score of 6-over 150 (74-76), tied for 59th. Taylor Porter is third on the team at 9-over 153 (75-78), followed by Clayton Kosanovich and Charlie Marusiak with 12-over 156’s. 

The final round of the PING Cougar Classic will be played Saturday morning.


Day One Results

PING Cougar Classic
April 15
Provo, Utah
Riverside Country Club (72 Par - 7,142 yards)


Individual Results (Top-Five and Boise State)
1.    Kevin Penner, UNLV (67-68--135, -9)    
2.    Alex Edfort, Pacific (68-69--137, -7)
3.    Matt Hansen, UC Davis (69-70--139, -5)    
T4.    Blake Biddle, UNLV (68-72--140, -4)     
T4.    Zac Blair,     Brigham Young (71-69--140, -4)    
T4.    Damian Telles, Idaho (72-68--140, -4)
     
T30.    Taeksoo Kim, Boise State (69-77--146,     +2)      
T59.    Scott Spiewak, Boise State (74-76--150, +6)
T79.    Taylor Porter, Boise State (75-78--153, +9)    
T90.    Clayton Kosanovich, Boise State (73-83--156, +12)   
T90.    Charlie Marusiak, Boise State (76-80--156, +12)    

Team Results

1.      UNLV (280-285--565, -11)    
T2.    Colorado State (284-288--572, -4)    
T2.    Pacific (292-280--572, -4)
T4.    UC Davis (289-286--575, -1)    
T4.    Washington State (284-291--575, -1)
6.    Idaho (287-291--578, +2)    
7.    Nevada (287-292--579, +3)    
T8.    Brigham Young (292-290--582, +6)
T8.    Utah (291-291--582, +6)    
10.    Weber State (295-292--587, +11)
T11.    Wyoming (296-292--588, +12)    
T11.    Northern Colorado (292-296--588, +12)    
13.    Fresno State (299-290--589, +13)    
14.    Air Force (299-295--594, +18)   
15.    Southern Utah (293-303--596, +20)   
16.    Utah State (295-302--597, +21)
17.    UTEP (303-296--599, +23)
18.    Boise State (291-311--602, +26)