Spartans Finish 11th At Golfweek Challenge

Burlington, Iowa -- San Jose State wrapped up the Golfweek Conference Challenge by shooting a 307 (+19) in the final round on September 18 in Burlington, Iowa.

The Spartans finished tied for 11th place in a field of 15 teams from 15 different conferences. They shot a 54-hole team score of 903 (+39) on the 7,360-yard par 72 Spirit Hollow Golf Course. Missouri won the tournament 46 strokes ahead at seven-under par.

Justin Estrada was the top-finisher for San Jose State. He shot 73-72-76-221 (+5) and tied for 19th place.

Connor Covington had the lowest round of the day for the Spartans thanks to an eagle on the par-five second hole. A 75 Tuesday gave him a total of 227 (+11), good for 41st place.

Daniel Semmler and Cody Blickensderfer tied for 53rd place with a final score of 231 (+15), and Taylor Bromley finished a stroke behind at +16.

Next up, San Jose State returns to the Dash Thomas Memorial as the defending champions. The tournament hosted by Boise State at Banbury Golf Course begins Monday, September 24.

Team Leader Board
1 Missouri -7 286-286-285-857
2 Wake Forest +1 294-281290-865
3 Tulsa +3 293-287-287-867
4 Iowa +13 292-291-294-877
5 Ball State +14 289-292-297-878
6 Central Arkansas +18 302-280-300-882
7 Jacksonville State +30 298-290-306-894
8 San Francisco +31 306-289-300-895
9 Xavier +36 311-298-291-900
10 Kansas +38 306-297-299-902
T11 San Jose State +39 306-290-307-903
T11 Long Beach State +39 303-293-307-903
T11 Louisiana-Lafayette +39 299-293-311-903
14 Florida Gulf Coast +50 306-300-308-914
15 Campbell +65 310-308-311-929

Player Leader Board
1 Jace Long Missouri -9 68-69-70-207
T2 Steve Ihm Iowa -7 68-71-70-209
T2 Chris Worrell Tulsa -7 71-67-71-209
T4 Tyler Merkel Ball State -3 72-70-71-213
T4 Taylor Travis San Francisco -3 72-69-72-213

SJSU Results
T19 Justin Estrada +5 73-72-76-221
T41 Connor Covington +11 79-73-75-227
T53 Daniel Semmler +15 77-78-76-231
T53 Cody Blickensderfer +15 77-74-80-231
T57 Taylor Bromley +16 80-71-81-232