Lobos 12th After First Round at Ping Arizona Intercollegiate
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  01/29/2007
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Jan. 29, 2007

TUSCON, Ariz. - The University of New Mexico men's golf team is 12th after one round of play at the Ping Arizona Intercollegiate. The second round was suspended to darkness with most of the players having six holes or less to play, which makes second round scores unofficial. The Lobos shot an opening round 6-over par 290 on the par-71, 6,793-yard Arizona National Golf Course in Tucson, Arizona. The team lead belongs to UNLV at 14-under par.

Individually, UNM was led by senior Charlie Beljan at 1-under par (70), tied for 19th. Other Lobo results were sophomore Nick Geyer is tied for 24th at even (71), junior Robb Bierbaum is tied for 55th at 3-over par (74), sophomore Dan Saltz is tied for 60th at 4-over par (75) and sophomore Steve Saunders is 77th at 8-over par (79). Playing as individuals for New Mexico were freshman Kyle Nielsen who is tied for 55th at 3-over (74) and sophomore Jacob Lestishen is 78th at 9-over par (80).

The individual lead belongs to Brian Prouty of Arizona at 9-under par (62) and is two-strokes in front of Jarred Texter of UNLV (64).

The conclusion of the second round and the entire third round will be played tomorrow beginning at 8:00 AM. Unofficial results can be seen at www.golfstat.com.