Air Force Finishes Second Day at MWC Golf Championship
April 25, 2008
Tucson, Ariz. - With two rounds of competition under wraps, the Air Force golf team remains in ninth place at the Mountain West Conference Championship, being held at the 7,136 yard, par-71 Catalina Course at Tucson National. The Falcons, who fired a 7-over-par 291 on Friday, now sit just two strokes out of eighth place with a two-round score of 596 (+28).
Junior captain Shaun O'Bryant (Colorado Springs, Colo.), who fired a 2-under-par 69 in the second round, moved into a tie for 25th place to pace the Falcons. O'Bryant currently sits at 147 (+5) with one round remaining. Meanwhile, Andrew Gibson (Jr., San Ramon, Calif.) and Tom Whitney (So., La Quinta, Calif.) both sit two strokes behind O'Bryant in a tie for 32nd place.
TCU and BYU are currently tied for the team lead at 564 (-4), while UNLV's Eddie Olson sits atop the individual leaderboard with a two-round score of 139 (-3).
The final round begins tomorrow with a 7:00 a.m. (PT) start. Air Force will be in the first group to tee off, along with San Diego State and Wyoming.
Day Two Results 9 Air Force 305-291 596 T25 Shaun O'Bryant 78-69 147 T32 Andrew Gibson 75-74 149 T32 Tom Whitney 75-74 149 T39 Bob Whitney 77-74 151 43 Kyle Bailey 79-75 154