MEN'S GOLF COMPLETES SEASON AT PING COUGAR CLASSIC
PROVO, Utah — Cody Miller and Scott DeBorba each shot 74 to lead the Sacramento State men’s golf team in its final round of the PING Cougar Classic, Saturday at the Riverside Golf Club. The Hornets finished in 14th place in their final tournament of the season.
New Mexico State held its first-day lead to win the team title. The Aggies shot 277-282-288-847 and finished 11 strokes ahead of both BYU (287-279-292) and Washington State (285-285-288). Saint Mary’s (279-284-297-860) and New Mexico (280-281-303-864) completed the top five.
Individually, Boise State’s Troy Merritt was the medalist after recording rounds of 70, 68 and 70. Merritt was followed by Nick Ellis and Austin Hurt of Washington State, who tied for second with a three-round total of 210.
The course played much tougher on Saturday than in the opening two rounds as only nine players were able to break par compared to the 14 who were under par following the first two rounds. On Saturday, NMSU’s Matt Edwards posted the lowest round with a 68.
DeBorba, who was tied for the team lead entering the final round, finished tied for 45th overall at 72-75-74-221. Grant Norton was second on the team at 74-73-76-223 to tie for 54th. Miller was the only player on the team to improve his score from both of his first-day rounds, bettering a pair of 76s. The team also counted a 77 from Kyle Candlish, who tied for 68th place overall with teammate Jeremy Harris.
1. New Mexico State 277-282-288-847
T2. BYU 287-279-292-858
T2. Washington State 285-285-288-858
4. Saint Mary’s 279-284-297-860
5. New Mexico 280-281-303-864
6. Boise State 287-284-295-866
7. Utah 287-292-292-871
8. Air Force 279-292-302-873
9. Wyoming 289-286-303-878
10. Weber State 293-289-297-879
11. Idaho State 288-295-298-881
12. Utah Valley 294-297-291-882
13. Utah State 297-293-299-889
14. Sacramento State 294-297-301-892
INDIVIDUAL TOP FIVE
1. Troy Merritt, BSU, 70-68-70-208
T2. Nick Ellis, WSU, 69-67-74-210
T2. Austin Hurt, WSU, 69-69-72-210
4. Brad Nicholson, BYU, 68-74-69-211
T5. Timothy Madigan, NMSU, 67-72-73-212
T5. Matt Edwards, NMSU, 76-68-68-212
T5. Robbie Filmore, BYU, 72-67-73-212
SACRAMENTO STATE SCORES
T45. Scott DeBorba 72-75-74-221
T54. Grant Norton 74-73-76-223
T65. Cody Miller 76-76-74-226
T68. Jeremy Harris 72-77-79-228
T68. Kyle Candlish 78-73-77-228