Falcons FInish Seventh at MW Championships

    Andrew Hoops finished tied for 24th at the Mountain West Championships
    Andrew Hoops finished tied for 24th at the Mountain West Championships

    May 6, 2012

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    The Air Force golf team fired a final round team score of 292 (+8) Sunday and finished in seventh place at the 2012 Mountain West Championships, being held at the par-71, 7,144-yard Catalina Course at OMNI Tucson National. The Falcons, who improved each day at the tournament, posted a three-round total of 882, nine strokes ahead of the University of Wyoming.

    Individually, junior Andrew Hoops led the Falcons with a three-round total of eight-over par 221 after shooting a team-best even-par 71on Sunday. Hoops tied for 24th overall. Sophomore Kyle Westmoreland followed in a tie for 28th place with a total of 223 after a 74 in the final round.

    Seniors Caleb Leestma and Robert Belz, each playing his final round for Air Force, tied for 31st overall with a three-round total of 224. Leestma fired a 72 on Sunday while Belz recorded a 75. Sophomore Philip Colwell shot a 78 on Sunday for a total of 225, good for a tie for 34th place.

    San Diego State won its second consecutive league championship, while TCU's Johan de Beer took medalist honors after a final-round 66 gave him a three-round total of nine-under par 204.

     

     

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