Pack open spring season 6th at Midwestern State Invitational; Rahulpan finishes third

Pack open spring season 6th at Midwestern State Invitational; Rahulpan finishes third


WICHITA FALLS, Texas (March 13, 2018) - Junior Rachanok Rahulpan (Pathumthani, Thailand) carded a 75-79--154 (+10) to finish third and guide the Colorado State University-Pueblo women's golf team to a sixth-place finish at the Midwestern State Invitational Monday-Tuesday.

The tournament, played at Wichita Falls Country Club in Wichita Falls, Texas, opened the spring and championship portion of the Pack's schedule. The team was tied for sixth after a round one score of 320 (+32). The ThunderWolves shot 324 (+36) Tuesday to finish with a +68, 644 for the tournament. CSU-Pueblo finished tied for second in Par 5 scoring at +13 and tied for the second most birdies with 13. 

Rahulpan was fifth at the end of day one after shooting a three-over 75. She followed with a +7 79 to finish third among the field of 96 golfers. Junior Courtney Ewing (Pueblo West, Colo.) shot 80-79--159 to finish +15 and in a tie for 17th. Rahulpan totaled 22 pars in the 36 holes to finish tied for the fourth most, while Ewing dropped a team-best four birdies. 

On day one, junior Jolene Kam (Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia) posted an 80 (+8) and freshman Kellsey Sample (Monument, Colo.) played to an 85 (+13) to finish out the scoring for the ThunderWolves. The freshman's score counted again Tuesday when she carded an 86 (+14), while junior Orakorn Thirayatorn's (Meang Khonkaen, Thailand) 80 was also good to count on day two. Thirayatornm, playing as the No. 1, bounced back after shooting an 86 on the first day. 

After a week off, the ThunderWolves will host the Pack Spring Invite at Walking Stick Golf Course, March 25-26. The ThunderWolves won their home spring tournament and will look to defend their title. 

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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.