Ewing fourth, Pack seventh on Farmers Insurance Samuel Proal Invitational Day One

Ewing fourth, Pack seventh on Farmers Insurance Samuel Proal Invitational Day One

PUEBLO, Colo. (September 5, 2016) – After one day of competition at the Farmers Insurance Samuel Proal Invitational, Colorado State University-Pueblo ranks seventh, while Pack sophomore Courtney Ewing (Pueblo West, Colo.) placed fourth in the first round of competition at the Pueblo Country Club Monday.

Ewing finished her day with a +3 (75). A First team All-RMAC selection as a freshman, Ewing sits just three strokes behind the leader, heading day two of the tournament at her home course.

On day one, Ewing, along with five other golfers, led the field with 11 pars. She finished her day with two birdies and did not double bogey.

Sophomore Jolene Kam (Selangor Malaysia) ranked second on the Pack with an 82 (+10) in her 18 hole round. Kam will enter day two tied for 26th.

After receiving all-conference honors in 2015-16, Tori Goodman (So., Peyton, Colo.) and Jacquelyn Porman (Sr., Gilbert, Ariz.) both carded 83s (+11). They stand tied for 34th, but still rank ahead of more than half of the 78 student-athlete field.

The Pack collectively shot a +35 (323) in their first 18 holes of 2016-17. While the ThunderWolves sit seventh, only seven strokes separate the second and seventh place teams.

CSU-Pueblo and the rest of the 14 team field will tee off again Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. at the Pueblo Country Club. The Farmers Insurance Samuel Proal Invitational  will be the Pack's only home tournament of the fall season.

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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.