Oct. 26, 2010
LAS CRUCES, N.M. -
The Air Force golf team wrapped up the 2010 fall season on Tuesday, finishing tied for seventh place at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate, hosted by New Mexico State. The Falcons recorded a team score of 883 (+31) on the par-71, 6,999-yard NMSU Golf Course.
Posting his second-straight top-15 finish to lead Air Force was freshman Philip Colwell (The Woodlands, Texas), who tied for 13th in the individual standings with a score of 216 (+3). Also finishing in the top 20 for Air Force was sophomore Wes Denny (Cincinnati, Ohio), who came in three strokes behind to tie for 18th place individually.
Junior Caleb Leestma (Seabrook, Texas) and sophomore Andrew Hoops (Highland, Calif.) came in tied for 41st place at 224 (+11), while freshman Kyle Westmoreland (Katy, Texas) finished in 78th place. In addition, senior Kyle Bailey (Austin, Texas), competing as an individual, tied for 80th place overall.
Kansas captured the team title with a three-round score of 858 (+6), edging out second-place UNLV by a single stroke. Meanwhile, New Mexico State’s Timothy Madigan and Idaho’s Matt Rawitzer tied for first place in the individual standings, both finishing with a 5-under-par 208 for the tournament.
The Falcons are off for the remainder of the fall semester and will open the 2011 spring season Feb. 14-15 at the UTSA Oak Hills Invitational.
T7 Air Force 295-296-292 883
T13 Philip Colwell 73-71-72 216
T18 Wes Denny 72-75-72 219
T41 Caleb Leestma 74-76-74 224
T41 Andrew Hoops 76-74-74 224
78 Kyle Westmoreland 78-81-79 238
T80 Kyle Bailey 83-79-79 241