Men's Golf Finishes Ninth at MW Championship

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April 23, 2017

Tucson, Ariz. --- The San José State University men’s golf team moved up two spots and finished tied for 9th place at The Mountain West Championship with a total score of 13-over par 877. In the final round of the tournament the Spartans carded their best round shooting one-under par 287.

Kevin Velo and Scott Munger both had their best career finish in the Mountain West Tournament this season.

Kevin Velo finished one-over par tied for 22nd place in his final round of the tournament with a total score of 217.

Scott Munger tied for 28th and finished two-over par with a total score of 218. Munger improved each day at the tournament and carded his final round one-under par with six birdies.

Sean Talmadge tied for 36th in the first Mountain West Championship of his career. Talmadge shot par in the final round to finish with a total score of five-over par 221.

Henrik Sohlberg shot his best round of the season with a two-under par 70 in his last round. He tied for 42nd with a total score of 224.

Matthew Ashley placed 53rd at 231.

UNLV won the tournament by one stroke over Colorado State. The Rebels shot 18-under par 846.

Brian Humphreys, of Boise State, was able to hold onto his lead, and win the Mountain West Championship by two strokes over fellow teammate Donny Hopoi. Humphreys shot 12-under par 204 in the tournament.


The Mountain West Championship

OMNI Tucson National Resort

Par 72, 7,194-yards

Final round results

Team Scores


281-284-281=846 (-18)

2. Colorado State

283-280-284=847 (-17)

3. Boise State

279-286-283=848 (-16)

4. San Diego State

279-288-282=849 (-15)

5. New Mexico

288-287-275=850 (-14)

6. Nevada

296-284-286=866 (+2)

7. Air Force

296-286-289=871 (+7)

8. Wyoming

289-287-296=872 (+8)

T9. San Jose State

301-289-287=877 (+13)

T9. Utah State

293-296-288=877 (+13)

11. Fresno State

296-289-299=884 (+20)


Individual Leaders

1. Brian Humphreys, Boise State

67-68-69=204 (-12)

2. Donny Hopoi, Boise State

69-70-67=206 (-10)

T3. Ryan Wallen, Wyoming

67-70-72=209 (-7)

T3. Andre Garcia, New Mexico

71-71-67=209 (-7)

T3. Gunn Yang, San Diego State

69-71-69=209 (-7)

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San Jose State scores

T22. Kevin Velo

73-70-74=217 (+1)

T28. Scott Munger

75-72-71=218 (+2)

T36. Sean Talmadge

76-73-72=221 (+5)

T42. Henrik Sohlberg

80-74-70=224 (+8)

53. Matthew Ashley

77-79-75=231 (+15)

(i) - playing as individual entry