Boise State Sits in Eighth After Day One of WAC Men's Golf Championship...
HENDERSON, Nev. (5/3/2010) - Boise State University's men's golf team finished the first day of the Club Glove Western Athletic Conference Men's Golf Championship in eighth-place out of nine teams. The Broncos shot a 13-over 301 this afternoon on the first 18 holes of the tournament to find themselves 20 strokes off the pace set by the University of Nevada who leads with a 7-under 281.

"I think we played solid but we gave too many away on the back side. I'm pleased with how our team hung in there and tried to stick it out. I think if we just tighten it up a little bit we should see better scores." Head Coach Kevin Burton

On the individual side, Blake Brown is leading Boise State after carding an even-par 72 to open the three-day competition. The Scottsdale, Ariz., native is in a seven-way tie for 13th-place on the leaderboard. New Mexico State's Tim Madigan has the first day lead firing an 8-under 64 in today's first round, he leads by three strokes overall.

Boise State freshman Taeksoo Kim followed Brown with a 3-over 75 to open his first-ever WAC Championship tournament in a seven-way tie for 23rd. Rounding out the scoring for the Broncos were senior Robbie Richards who recorded a 4-over 76 followed by senior John Baranco and freshman Clayton Kosanovich who are tied at 6-over 78 after the opening round.

The second day of the competition is scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. (Mountain) tomorrow morning at Rio Secco Golf Club in Henderson, Nev.  Boise State will be paired with Utah State University and the University of Hawaii for the second round, the trio will be the first to start playing on Tuesday.    

Day One Summary

Club Glove Western Athletic Conference Championship
May 3
Henderson, Nev.
Rio Secco Golf Club (7,332-yards / Par 72)
Host: New Mexico State University

Individual Results (Top-Five and Boise State)
1.      Timothy Madigan, New Mexico State (64, -8)
2.     Scott Smith, Nevada (67, -5)
3.     Matt Rawitzer, Idaho (68, -4)
T4.     Jared Becher, Nevada (69, -3)
T4.    Mark Hubbard, San Jose State (69, -3)
T4.    Thomas Kua, Hawaii (69, -3)
T13.    Blake Brown, Boise State (72, E)
T23.    Taeksoo Kim, Boise State (75, +3)
T30.    Robbie Richards, Boise State (76, +4)
T39.    John Baranco, Boise State (78, +6)
T39.    Clayton Kosanovich, Boise State (78, +6)

Team Results
1.    Nevada (281, -7)
2.    New Mexico State (283, -5)
3.    San Jose State (287, -1)
4.    Fresno State (288, E)
5.    Idaho (290, +2)
6.    Louisiana Tech (293, +5)
7.    Utah State (299, +11)
8.    Boise State (301, +13)
9.    Hawaii (302, +14)

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