May 3, 2013
After one day of action, the Air Force golf team is tied for fifth place at the 2013 Mountain West Championships, being held at the par-71, 7,144-yard Catalina Course at OMNI Tucson National. The Falcons are tied with Wyoming after posting a team score of 299 (+15) on Friday.
Pacing Air Force after the first round is junior Philip Colwell, who sits in a tie for fourth place after shooting an even-par 71 on Friday. Fellow juniors Kyle Westmoreland (73) and Jack Howard (76) follow and are tied for 11th and 27th, respectively. Senior Andrew Hoops is tied for 37th with a first-round 79, while sophomore Blake Edwards rounds out the team in 44th place after an opening-round 86.
New Mexico leads in the team standings with a score of 282 (-2) after one round and the Lobos’ Victor Perez leads the individual race with a five-under par 66 on Friday.
The second round of the Mountain West Championships will begin Saturday morning at 7 a.m. (PT), with the final round on Sunday.