UTEP Men's Golf Team Ends Cowboy Classic in 23rd Place
April 9, 2013
The UTEP men's golf team capped the Wyoming Cowboy Classic on Tuesday in 23rd place.
The Miners shot 615 as a team with rounds of 310 and 305. The tournament was shortened from 54 holes to 36 due to inclement weather conditions on Monday.
Gonzaga won the 24-team tournament, firing 574 (299-275).
UTEP was led by Jacob Loya, who tied for 47th place (74-76-150). Jere Pelletier tied for 72nd place (79-74-153), Roberto Ruiz tied for 80th place (76-78-154), Devin Miertschin tied for 100th place (81-77-158) and Martin Simonsen tied for 105th place (81-78-159).
The Miners will play in the Western Intercollegiate on Saturday and Sunday in Santa Cruz, Calif., their final tuneup for the Conference USA Championship two weeks from now.