Spartans Remain At Third In WAC Championship

May 3, 2011

Henderson, Nev.----Four Spartans posted a Top 20 performance on Day 2, including Mark Hubbard's third place finish after 36 holes of the Club Glove 2011 Western Athletic Conference Championship at the Par-72 Rio Secco Golf Club.

The Spartans posted a second-round team score of 304, 16-over par and one stroke ahead of Fresno State's 305. New Mexico State led the nine-team field with 7-over par 295 and slid past Fresno State for the overall lead.

The Aggies enter the final round with a top score of seven-over par 584. The Bulldogs dropped to second place with an overall score of 593 and the Spartans remain at third posting a 597.

Idaho's Damian Telles remains the individual leader after shooting a 73 in the second round for a 139 overall score. In second, is Fresno State's Bryan Hogan with a 142 after posting a second-round 74. Hubbard is the only other player under par for the tournament after posting a 72 on Day 2 for a 143.

Justin Estrada landed a second-round score of 76 for a 150 and a tie for 11th. Daniel Semmler and Jay Myers each shot a 78 tying for 19th place at 152 and Matthew Hovan finished the day at 33rd also posting a second-round 78 for 157.

The three-day tournament concludes on Wednesday with final-round tee times beginning at 7:00 a.m. Live stats are available here.

36-hole results from the Club Glove 2011 Western Athletic Conference Championship

Rio Secco Golf Club, Henderson, Nevada

Par 72, 7313 yards

Team Scores:
1. New Mexico State: 289-295-584
2. Fresno State: 288-305-593
3. San Jose State: 293-304-597
4. Louisiana Tech: 295-310-605
    Nevada: 299-306-605
    Idaho: 298-307-605
7. Boise State: 309-309-618
8. Utah State: 301-318-619
9. Hawaii: 308-313-621

Individual Scores:
1. Damian Telles, Idaho, 66-73-139
2. Bryan Hogan, Fresno State, 68-74-142
3. Mark Hubbard, San Jose State, 71-72-143
4. Justin Shin, New Mexico State, 74-70-144
5. Gaston De La Torre, New Mexico State, 72-73-145

San Jose State Scores:
3. Mark Hubbard, 71-72-143
11. Justin Estrada, 74-76-150
19. Daniel Semmler, 74-78-152
      Jay Myers, 74-78-152
33. Matthew Hovan, 79-78-157