April 10, 2004
TEMPE, ARIZ - The University of New Mexico men's golf team fell out of a second place tie and finished fourth on the final day of the ASU Thunderbird Invitational. The Lobos shot a final round 282 on the par-72 7,027 Karsten Course and finshed 24-under par (273-285-282=840) at the 16-team tournament, while host Arizona State led wire to wire and finshed at 43-under par (270-278-273=821).
New Mexico was led by Spencer Levin who finished tied for 12th with a final round 68 to finish at 8-under par (66-74-68=208). Other individual scores for the Lobos were Charlie Beljan tied for 18th at 5-under par (69-68-74=211), Jay Choi (71-70-71=212) and Jay Reynolds (69-73-70=212) each finished at 4-under par in a tie for 20th and Madalitso Muthiya finished tied for 48th at 2-over par (69-76-73=218).
Medalist honors went to Alejandro Canisares of Arizona State who led wire to wire and finished at 16-under par (65-66-69=200) holding off Ryan Moore of UNLV by two strokes.
New Mexico returns to the golf course on April 29 in Sunriver, Oregon, for the Mountain West Conference Championships.