The Colorado Mesa Men’s golf team began their fall season in Pueblo as they competed in Samuel Proal Farmers Insurance Invite at Walking Stick Golf Course.
Freshman Aidan Thain had the best individual performance for the Mavericks. Thain finished tied for 5th, shooting two under par for the tournament. Thain was consistent in all three rounds shooting 70, 73, and 71.
Fellow Maverick Grant Olinger didn’t finish far behind. Olinger finished in a tie for 11th, finishing with a score of one over par. Olinger opened with a strong round of 68, but struggled in the second-round shooting 78, then bounced back in the third-round shooting 71. Olinger also had the second-best scoring on the par 4’s, scoring 2 under par.
Trey Lambrecht moved up three places from the first to second day of competition. Lambrecht finished in a tie for twentieth with a score of 224, 8 over par.
Kyle Pearson shot 9 over par in a tie for 22nd place.
CMU shot 285 as a team finishing the first round in a tie for second, but struggled a bit in the second-round shooting 302 for 5th place, then shooting 290 in the third round. The Mavericks finished 5th overall as a team out of ten teams, shooting 13 over par for the tournament.
Colorado State-Pueblo took first place in the overall team competition shooting even par.
The Mavericks will compete next at the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite in Amarillo, Texas, which takes place Sept. 11-12.