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Merritt Finishes Tied For Third; Broncos Sixth

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Boise State University golfer Troy Merritt birdied six of the last seven holes in the Shootout at Angel Park to climb the leader board into a tie for third place with a 2-under 211.

 

John Baranco registered his second straight top 25 performance with a 5-over 218 to finish tied for 25th place. Baranco matched his season-low round of 70 (-1) in the third round.

 

As a team, Boise State finished in sixth place in the 17-team field with an 875 (+23) to place the Broncos ahead of Western athletic Conference foes Hawaii and Louisiana Tech.

 

Merritt’s 66 (-5) in the final round match the low score for the tournament as he earned his third top three finish in as many tournaments.

 

Also posting scores for Boise State in the Shootout at Angel Park was Matt Hastings who tied for 30th (219, +6), Shawn Tonkin in 62nd place (227, +14), and Kevin Tarango who posted a 79 (+8) in the final round of play.

 

The Boise State men’s golf team will continue its season Oct. 8-9, at the Wolf Pack Invitational in Reno, Nev.

 

Boise State Individuals: T3. Troy Merritt (74-71-66-211, -2), T25. John Baranco (77-71-70-218, +5), T30. Matt Hastings (74-73-72-219, +6), T62. Shawn Tonkin (78-75-74-227, +14), DQ. Kevin Tarango (DQ-81-79).

 

Top Teams: 1. UNLV (840, -12), 2. Cal State-Northridge (857, +5), 3. UNLV B’ (869, +17), 4. Southern Utah (870, +18), 5. San Jose State (871, +19), 6. Boise State (875, +23), 7. Gonzaga (878, +26), 8. Air Force (883, +31), 9. UTEP (884, +32), T10. Utah Valley (886, +34), T10. Cal State-Bekersfield (886, +34), 12. Jacksonville (888, +36), 13. Louisiana Tech (889, +37), 14. UC Riverside (892, +40), 15. Hawaii (893, +41), 16. George Mason (913, +61), 17. Southern Utah B’ (914, +62).

 

Top Individuals: 1. Brandon Crick, Gonzaga, (74-66-67-207, -6), 2. Seung-Su-Han, UNLV, (68-70-70-208, -5), T3. Troy Merritt, Boise State, (74-71-66-211, -2), T3. Jarred Texter, UNLV, (70-71-70-211, -2), T3. Jed Dirksen, Unattached, (70-70-71-211, -2).

 

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