Utah State Men's Golf Loses To Northern Colorado, 4-1, In Consolation Round of Cal Poly Match Play Championship Friday
March 29, 2013
ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. - Utah State men's golf concluded play at the Cal Poly hosted Match Play Challenge with a 4.0-1.0 consolation round loss to Northern Colorado here at the Cypress Ridge Golf Course Friday. USU began the tournament with a 3.5-1.5 loss to Weber State in the opening round Thursday, followed by a 3.0-2.0 loss to Fresno State during the second round Thursday.
Against Northern Colorado, junior Tanner Higham lost to Steven Kupcho, 4&3; freshman Seokwon Jeon lost to Ben Krueger, 4&3; freshman Reed Platke defeated Nick Umholtz, 4&3; senior Kris Sayer lost to Charlie Mroz, 2&1; and junior Zach Waxler lost to Conner Barr, 2&1.
Against Fresno State, Higham defeated Troix Tonkham, 4&3; Jeon defeated Rufie Fessler, 4&3; Platke lost to Nate Jessup, 5&4; Sayer lost to Johnny Partridge, 6&5; and Waxler lost to Jack Mulroy, 3&2.
In its opening round loss to Weber State, Higham halved his match with Jordan Herzog to earn a half of a point; Jeon defeated Michael Johnson, 3&2; Platke lost to Jeff Jones, 2&1; Sayer lost to Matt Wahlen, 1 up; and Waxler lost to Colton Dallimore, 3&1.
Utah State will return to action on Monday, April 8 when it travels to Scottsdale, Ariz., to compete in the Wyoming hosted Cowboy Classic.
MATCH PLAY VS. WEBER STATE 1. Tanner Higham (USU) half Jordan Herzog (WSU) - All Square 2. Seokwon Jeon (USU) def. Michael Johnson (WSU) - 3&2 3. Jeff Jones (WSU) def. Reed Platke (USU) - 2&1 4. Matt Wahlen (WSU) def. Kris Sayer (USU) - 1 up 5. Colton Dallimore (WSU) def. Zach Waxler (USU) - 3&1