Falcons in Seventh Place at WSU Snowman Getaway
Feb. 22, 2010
CHANDLER, Ariz. -
After two rounds of action, the Air Force golf team sits in seventh place at the WSU Snowman Getaway, hosted by Washington State at the par-72, 7,218-yard Cattail Course at the Whirlwind Golf Club. Battling wind and rain, the Falcons fired a team score of 608 (+32) on Monday.
Senior Tom Whitney (La Quinta, Calif.) led Air Force on the opening day of competition, firing an even-par 144 after two rounds to sit in a tie for sixth place. Junior Kyle Bailey (Austin, Texas), who shot a 2-under-par 70 in the opening round is currently tied for 25th place at 152, while Andrew Hoops (Fr., Highland, Calif.) is two strokes behind in a tie for 33rd place.
Idaho holds a two-stroke lead over host Washington State in the team standings with a score of 582 (+6) after two rounds. Meanwhile, there is a three-way tie atop the individual leaderboard, with Missouri’s Jace Long, Washington State’s Nick Ellis and UMKC’s Brett Iliff all turning in scores of 141 (-3) on the opening day of action.
The Falcons conclude competition at the WSU Snowman Getaway tomorrow, with the final round scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. (PT).
Day One Results
7 Air Force 296-312 608
T6 Tom Whitney 71-73 144
T25 Kyle Bailey 70-82 152
T33 Andrew Hoops 76-78 154
T60 Mark Boyer 79-81 160
T63 Caleb Leestma 81-80 161