April 19, 2013
AUBURN, Calif. – Freshman Kit Carson shot the lowest round of his collegiate career, and is tied for second after the first round of the Winchester Classic, co-hosted by UC Davis and Nevada.
Carson shot a two-under 70 and is one shot behind leader Brett Silvernail from UC santa Barbara. Carson is tied for second with UC Davis’ Ben Corfee and CSU Fullerton’s Tetrault heading into the second round tomorrow.
Sophomore Taylor Knoll and Ryan Mulvany also broke the top-20 after the first round. Knoll is tied for 13th after shooting a one-over 73. Mulvany is tied for 17th with a two-over 74. Sophomore Gustavo Chuang and junior Brian Knoll are tied for 35th after shooting a five-over 77.
As a team Nevada is tied for fourth with Oklahoma Christian with a six-over 294. Nevada is just four shots behind CSU Fullerton and seven shots out of first place.
“I am very pleased about our play today,” said head coach Jacob Wilner. “This is the most demanding course we play all year. I am very happy for Kit to have played such a great round.”
UC Santa Barbra is leading the tournament with a one-under 281 after the first round.
Nevada will play in the 18-hole second round on Saturday.