Broncos Close Fall Season With 17th Place Finish...

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Las Cruces, N.M. (10/27/2009) - Boise State men’s golf carded a three-day total of 883 (+31) at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate in Las Cruces, N.M., on Tuesday to place 17th overall. The Broncos fired a 23-over 307 this morning to wrap-up the event and their fall schedule. Leading Boise State was junior Chris Byrne who finished with a total of 2-over 215 after shooting a 7-over-par 78 today to tie for 34th.   

The Broncos struggled on the final day of the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate recording a 23-over 307 to slip two spots on the leaderboard to finish 17th. Number 17 UNLV, as ranked by Golfweek Magazine, won the tournament with a 23-under 829.

Following Byrne for the Broncos was freshman Taeksoo Kim who shot a third-round total of 5-over 76 today. He finished the competition with a 218 (+5) and in a six-way tie for 47th.

Rounding out the day for Boise State was senior Robbie Richards at 12-over 225 (75-74-76), followed by senior John Baranco with a 13-over 226 (75-73-78) and sophomore Blake Brown with a 16-over 229 (76-76-77).

This concludes the fall portion of the Boise State men’s golf schedule. Next up, the Pat Hicks Thunderbird Invitational Feb. 8-9 in St. George, Utah.     



Final Tournament Summary

Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate
Oct. 27, 2009
Hosted by: New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, New Mexico
University Golf Course (Par 71; 7,074 yards)

Boise State’s Individual Results:  T34. Chris Byrne (66-71-78—215, +2); T47. Taeksoo Kim (75-67-76—218, +5); 81. Robbie Richards (75-74-76—225, +12); T82. John Baranco (75-73-78—226, +13); T88. Blake Brown (76-76-77—229, +16).

Team Results: 1. UNLV (272-279-278—829, -23); 2. Washington State (277-275-285—837, -15); 3. Kansas State (283-275-285—843, -9); 4. New Mexico State (285-279-280—844, -8); T5. North Texas (282-285-285—852, E); T5. Santa Clara (288-284-280—852, E); T7. Nebraska (280-290-283—853, +1); T7. Nevada (281-281-291—853, +1); 9. Texas State (285-284-287—856, +4); 10. Illinois State (288-280-289—857, +5); 11. Kansas (291-279-288—858, +6); 12. Rhode Island (282-290-291—863, +11); T13. Idaho (282-288-297—867, +15); T13. Western New Mexico (286-293-288—867, +15); 15. Air Force (295-279-300—874, +22); 16. UTEP (289-293-294—876, +24); 17. Boise State (291-285-307—883, +31).

Top Five Individual: T1. Timothy Madigan, New Mexico State (71-68-65—204, -9); T1. Derek Ernst, UNLV (64-70-70—204, -9); 3. Kevin Penner, UNLV (66-71-68—205, -8); T4. Nate Barbee, Kansas (73-64-69—206, -7); T4. Jared Becher, Nevada (68-67-71—206, -7); T4. Brandon Crick, Nebraska (66-70-70—206, -7).