Men's Golf Finishes 19th at William H. Tucker Intercollegiate
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. The Wolf Pack men’s golf team finished in 19th place at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, held Friday and Saturday at the par 72, 7,354 yard University of New Mexico Championship Course.
Nevada shot an 18-over 306 in the second round, which was completed Saturday morning after darkness halted play on Friday. The team followed that with a 21-over 309 in the final round Saturday afternoon for a total of 55-over 919. Tournament host New Mexico won the team title at the William Tucker Intercollegiate, turning in a one-stroke victory over BYU (875) with a three-round total of 10-over 874 (286-297-291). Pepperdine finished third at 13-over 877, while Texas A&M (878) and New Mexico Silver (880) finished fourth and fifth, respectively.
Junior Chase Cooper was the top individual finisher for the Wolf Pack, tying for 54th. He finished the second round with a one-over 73 and carded a five-over 77 in the final round for a total of 11-over 227 (77-73-77). Senior Dustin Hall finished in a tie for 80th at 16-over 232 (76-77-79), while redshirt freshman Jared Becher shot a final-round 73 to tie for 84th at 17-over 233 (81-79-73). Freshman Taylor Coffman (75-79-80) and senior Taylor Palmer (76-77-81) both tied for 91st at 18-over 234.
New Mexico's Charlie Beljan captured individual medalist honors at the tournament, carding a one-under 71 and an even-par 72 in the final two rounds for a total of six-under 210 (67-71-72). He turned in a one-stroke victory over UNLV’s Jarred Texter (72-71-68=211).