Utah State’s Braxton Miller Finishes Tied for Ninth at Colorado Golf Invitational
Utah State senior golfer Braxton Miller shot a final round 1-under 71 to finish tied for ninth with a 6-under-par 210 at the Colorado-hosted Mark Simpson Invitational held here at the Colorado National Golf Club. For Miller, it is his second-career top-10 finish and second-best collegiate finish.
Sept. 26, 2017

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Utah State senior golfer Braxton Miller shot a final round 1-under 71 to finish tied for ninth with a 6-under-par 210 at the Colorado-hosted Mark Simpson Invitational held here at the Colorado National Golf Club. For Miller, it is his second-career top-10 finish and second-best collegiate finish.

Utah State finished seventh in the 20-team field at 1-under 863 (288-291-283) for its best outing thus far this fall. Utah won the tournament title with a 22-under 842 (283-282-277) and the Utes’ Kyler Dunkle won medalist honors at 14-under 202 (70-68-64).

Miller shot under par in all three rounds during the tournament to finish at 6-under 210 (70-69-71), giving him 21 rounds under par and six rounds in the 60’s during his collegiate career. Overall, his 6-under 210 is tied for his best-ever 54-hole score, while his 6-under par is a collegiate low and just his third-ever under par tournament finish.

Also competing for Utah State was sophomore Chase Lansford, who tied for 20th place at 2-under 214 (72-72-70), for his best-ever 54-hole score and his second-ever under par finish. Redshirt freshman Brock Stanger tied for 34th place at 1-over 217 (73-73-71) after carding a career-low 1-under 71 during his final round Tuesday. Redshirt freshman Andy Hess also carded a career-low 1-under 71 during his final round to finish tied for 71st place at 8-over 224 (75-78-71), and sophomore Hayden Eckert tied for 87th place at 11-over 227 (74-77-76).

Utah State continues its fall schedule on Sunday and Monday, Oct. 8-9, when it competes in the Notre Dame Classic.

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TEAM RESULTS
1. Utah – 283-282-277 --- 842 (-22)
1. Colorado – 275-286-281 --- 842 (-22)
3. Wyoming – 283-280-283 --- 846 (-18)
4. UC Riverside – 289-287-289 --- 858 (-6)
5. Oregon State – 285-286-289 --- 860 (-4)
7. UTAH STATE – 288-291-283 --- 863 (-1)

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
1. Kyler Dunkle, Utah – 70-68-64 --- 202 (-14)
2. Spencer Painton, Colorado – 65-70-69 --- 204 (-12)
3. Tyler Moore, UC Riverside – 70-68-67 --- 205 (-11)
4. Bryant Falconello, Air Force – 69-68-70 --- 207 (-9)
5. Blair Bursey, Utah Valley – 68-74-67 --- 209 (-7)
5. Felix Mory, CS Northridge – 66-72-71 --- 209 (-7)
5. Joseph Crisostomo, Air Force – 71-68-70 --- 209 (-7)
5. John Murdock, Wyoming – 70-71-68 --- 209 (-7)

UTAH STATE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
T9. Braxton Miller – 70-69-71 --- 210 (-6)
T20. Chase Lansford – 72-72-70 --- 214 (-2)
T34. Brock Stanger – 73-73-71 --- 217 (+1)
T71. Andy Hess – 75-78-71- --- 224 (+8)
T87. Hayden Eckert – 74-77-76 --- 227 (+11)

 

 

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