BOISE, Idaho – Boise State golfer Blake Brown earned a No. 11 ranking in the initial national rankings by Golfstat. Brown shot a career-best 66 in the third round and tied for the individual title at the Palouse Cougar Invitational last weekend. The share of the title was the first by a Bronco since Troy Merritt won the WAC title in 2008.
Brown, sophomore from Scottsdale, Ariz., averaged a score of 69.33 per round over his three rounds this season to earn the initial ranking. Kelly Kraft (SMU) is the top-ranked golfer in the country with an average round score of 67.00 through three rounds.
Golfstat is a computer-based ranking program that is used by all three divisions of the NCAA as well as the NAIA and junior colleges around the nation. Brown is ranked 11th out of every collegiate golfer in the nation and ninth in Division I. The top ranked golfer at the end of the year wins the Golfstat Cup.
Brown and the Broncos will be back in action when the Broncos head to the Giustina Memorial Invitational in Corvallis, Ore. on Sept. 28-29.
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