Falcons Wrap Up Day One at Agua Caliente AFA Collegiate Invitational
Nov. 10, 2007
Palm Springs, Calif. - With one round remaining, the Air Force golf team sits in eighth place at its own Agua Caliente AFA Collegiate Invitational, being held at the 6,582-yard, par-72 Indian Canyons Golf Resort. The Falcons are currently 17-under-par with a two-round score of 559.
Leading the way for Air Force on day one is sophomore Tom Whitney. Whitney, from nearby La Quinta, Calif., is tied for 18th at 137 (-7) after firing a 66 in round two. Junior Shaun O'Bryant (Colorado Springs, Colo.) sits just one stroke behind in a tie for 20th place, while Andrew Gibson (Jr., San Ramon, Calif.) is tied for 23rd at 139. Rounding out the group for the Falcons' first team are Bob Whitney (Sr., La Quinta, Calif.), tied for 46th at 145, and Jack Kasting (Fr., Jenks, Okla.), tied for 52nd at 151.
Meanwhile, the Air Force Blue team sits in 11th place at the end of day one, turning in a two-round score of 594. Freshman Kyle Bailey (Austin, Texas) was the second team's top performer on the first day of action, currently tied for 46th, while Aaron White (Fr., Hereford, Texas) is tied for 48th. Also competing for the Falcons are Matt Tanis (Sr., Asbury, N.J.), Josh McFarland (So., Layton, Utah) and Jared Freeman (Sr., Brazil, Ind.).
Currently leading the team standings is Colorado State, which turned in a two-round total of 522 (-54), while Denver's Jeff Koprivetz sits atop the individual leaderboard with a 17-under-par 127. Koprivetz and teammate Espen Kofstad each turned in a round of 63 to set a new course record on a day when 41 different individuals finished under par.
The tournament will conclude tomorrow, with the final round beginning with a 7:15 a.m. (PT) shotgun start.