AURORA, Colo. (September 13, 2016) – Colorado State University-Pueblo finished fifth out of 14 teams at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference North Tournament at the Murphy Creek Golf Course.
The Pack climbed one spot on the final day of competition by improving their team score by five strokes in their second round of competition at the tournament hosted by Regis University. CSU-Pueblo recorded a +75 (651) in two rounds. The Pack shot a team score of (328) on day one and a (323) on the second day.
Three Pack golfers tied for 18th place. Sophomores Courtney Ewing (Pueblo West, Colo.), and Jolene Kam (Selangor, Malaysia), matched senior Jacquelyn Porman (Gilbert, Ariz.)with a +17 (161) through two days and 36 holes of golf.
Ewing led the Pack after day one with a +8 (80). She shot a +9 (81) on day two. One stroke back of Ewing entering day two, Kam tied Ewing by shaving a stroke off of her second round. She shot a +8(80) on day two.
After shooting an 83 on day one, Porman improved by five strokes on day two when she carded a +6 (78) on day two to bounce back into the top 20. Porman's 78 was her best round of the young season.
Sophomore Tori Goodman (Peyton, Colo.) remained consistent throughout the competition. Goodman shot a +12 (84) on both days of the tournament. She finished 35th, as she remained in the top half of the 76 golfer field.
With two top-5 team finishes under their belt, the Pack will enjoy some time off before competing at the West Texas A&M Invite. This event will be held at the La Paloma Country Club from Oct. 3-4.
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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.