Feb. 22, 2013
KAHUKU, HAWAII. – The Nevada men’s golf team finished 10th at the John Burns Intercollegiate, hosted by Hawai`i, on Friday.
Junior Ryan Mulvany lead the way for the Pack after shooting a one-over 73 in the final round he finished tied for 14th with a six-over 222. This was Mulvany’s fourth top-20 finish this season. Sophomore Taylor Knoll shot a 75 in the final round and finished tied for 33rd with a 227.
Sophomore Andrew Cornella shot a four-over 76, and finished the tournament tied for 49th with a 230. Junior Brian Knoll finished the tournament tied for 58th. Sophomore Gustavo Chuang finished tied for 71st.
“It was great to see the guys improve each day,” said head coach Jacob Wilner. “We do however need to improve on our opening rounds. Clawing your way back the last two rounds is a tough business.”
Nevada had a slow start in the first round but bounced back in the second round and finished 12th heading into Friday. The Pack jumped two sports into 10th after shooting a 11-over 299 in the final round.
Top-ranked California won the tournament after shooting a four-under 284 in the final round and recorded an 850 for the tournament. California’s Joel Stalter shot a five-under 67 in the final round and recorded a 204 for the tournament.
Nevada will be back in action March 4th when it travels to Fresno, Calif., to play in the Fresno Lexus Classic.