Men's Golf claims Bob Writz Invitational title

Men's Golf claims Bob Writz Invitational title


DENVER (March 19, 2017) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's golf team heads into spring break on a high note with a tournament win at the Bob Writz Invitational in Denver Sunday. The ThunderWolves claimed the 36-hole title by two strokes and were the round one leaders.

The ThunderWolves recorded a 38-over 614 at Bear Creek Golf Club to edge Colorado Christian University's 616 (+40). University of Colorado Colorado Springs was third with a 620 (+44) and host Colorado School of Mines was fourth with a two-round 625 (+49).

The Pack had four players in the top 20 to guide the win. Senior Jacob Allenback (Pueblo, Colo.) shot a even 72 Sunday to finish with a plus-nine 153 (81-72). Sophomore Roy Carlsen (Arvada, Colo.) posted a 79-75--154 to finish 10-over and sit tied for 13th.

Senior Jake Ice (Tucson, Ariz) knocked down an even 72 after round one Saturday to lead the tournament, but an 84 Sunday moved him to tied for 16th at a 12-over 156. Junior Neil Tillman (Arvada, Colo.) was tied for 19th with back-to-back 79's for a 158 (+14).

As an individual, Chase Federico (Fr., Pueblo, Colo.) scored an 81-72--153 (+9) to finish tied for ninth.

The Pack will get a little time off before taking on the Mustang Intercollegiate April 3-4 in Goodyear, Arizona at the Palm Valley Golf Course.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.