Men's Golf Fifth at Las Vegas Shootout

CONTACT: Lawrence Fan, Sports Information Director
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 1, 2007

San Jose State University Men’s Golf Fifth at Las Vegas Shootout

Las Vegas, Nev.-----Rosco Valentine’s even par 71 led San Jose State University in the final round of the Las Vegas Shootout at Angel Park.

The Spartans, consistent in their team scoring throughout the 54-hole tournament, finished with an 871 total on the 6,722-yard Angel Park Club course. San Jose State posted scores of 290 in each of the first two rounds and 291 in the final round on September 30 to finish fourth in the 15-team field.

UNLV took team honors with an 840 total. Cal State Northridge was second ay 857. The UNLV “B” team at 869 and Southern Utah at 870 edged out San Jose State.

Valentine’s final round score allowed him to finish in a tie for 25th place. Teammate Drew Nottenkamper was another one of five players with Valentine at five-over par 218. Stephan Stallworth was the top finisher for the Spartans tying for 20th place at 217.

Brandon Crick of Gonzaga earned medalist honors with a six-under par 207. He was one of just five golfers in the 100-player field to finish under par.

The Spartans return to action, Monday, October 8, at the Mackenzie Invitational in Corte Madera, Calif., hosted by the University of California.

Final 54-hole results from the Las Vegas Shootout at Angel Park
Angel Park Golf Course, Las Vegas, Nev.
Par 71, 6,722 yards

Team Scores

1. UNLV 840
2. Cal State Northridge 857
3. UNLV “B” 869
4. Southern Utah 870
5. San Jose State 871
6. Boise State 875
7. Gonzaga 878
8. Air Force 883
9. Texas El Paso 884
10. Utah Valley State 886
Cal State Bakersfield 886
12. Jacksonville 888
13. Louisiana Tech 889
14. UC Riverside 892
15. Hawaii 893
16. George Mason 913
17. Southern Utah “B” 914

Leading Individuals
1. Brandon Crick, Gonzaga 74-67-66-207
2. Seung Su Han, UNLV 68-70-70-208
3.Troy Merritt, Boise State 74-71-66-211
Jarred Texter, UNLV 70-71-70-211
Jed Dirksen, Arizona State 70-70-71-211

San Jose State scores

20. Stephan Stallworth 71-71-75-217
25. Drew Nottenkamper 71-72-75-218
25. Rosco Valentine 75-72-71-218
41. Mark Hubbard 73-77-72-222
62. Peter Gibbs 79-75-73-227