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UTEP Men’s Golf in Fifth Place at Arizona Intercollegiate

Tucson, Ariz- The UTEP men’s golf team shot rounds of 296 (12-over par) and 250 (eight-over par/round still in progress) to accumulate 546 total strokes. The Miners are in fifth place; Saturday will feature the completion of round two and the final 18 holes. Shotgun start is set for 7:30 a.m. (MT).

#23 Washington (277-233-510/nine-under par), #10 Texas (284-241-525/seven-under par) and #21 California (292-219-521/three-over par) are the top three teams on the leaderboard in the 17-team field.

ROUND ONE RECAP

Sophomore Charlie Corner had the steady hand in round one with a two-over par 73. The Canadian threw in three birdies, 11 pars, three bogeys and a double bogey. Freshman Andreas Sorenson matched Corner’s round of 73 with four birdies, 10 pars, three bogeys and a double bogey.

Ben Getman (two birdies, 12 pars, two bogeys and two double bogeys) and Frederik Dreier (three birdies, nine pars, five bogeys and a double bogey) both shot 75s. Jose Romero rounded out scoring in the first round with a seven-over par 78.

ROUND TWO RECAP

Round two was halted due to darkness; all of UTEP’s golfers have two or three holes remaining in their round. Andreas Sorenson (t16th/73-60-133/three-over par) and Romero (t43rd/78-63-141/eight-over par) both sit at one-over par for the round.

Getman (t35th/75-66-14/seven-over par) and Corner (t23rd/73-61-134/five-over par) are settled in at three-over par. Junior Frederik Dreier (t51st/75-64-139/nine-over par) will look to get back on track tomorrow.

Results will be available at birdiefire.com

About Chris Babcock

Editor in Chief: El Paso Herald-Post, horizoncity.com Chris began his long journey in Journalism back in the early 70’s. Armed with a Bell and Howell 8mm camera and tape recorder. Chris would go on to document such events as the great plastic dinosaur attack on Tornillo, GI Joe’s dramatic rescue of Barbie from a backyard mud pit and a massive toy train derailment caused by Godzilla. FULL BIO

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