Spartans Finish 36 At Price's Give 'Em Five Invite

El Paso, Tex. -- San Jose State University men's golf was one of just four teams to complete all 36 holes at the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational in El Paso, Tex., on October 26.


The Spartans shot 303-301-604 (+28) as a team before darkness set in. With play suspended in the second round, San Jose State is in 11th place. UT Arlington, Texas El Paso, and Northern Colorado were the only other teams to finish on the 7,307-yard par 72 Butterfield Trail Golf Club.


Cody Blickensderfer shot a four-over par 148 to lead the Spartans. He is tied in 33rd place. Connor Covington followed in 42nd place shooting 74-76-150 (+6), and Justin Estrada is in 55th place after shooting 153 (+9).


Taylor Bromley in 65th place added a 158 (+14), one stroke ahead of teammate Daniel Semmler in 68th.


Idaho's Gordon Webb set the pace on day one shooting a six-under par 138. His play helped the Vandals to the lead on the team leader board. Idaho was eight under as a team in the first round and has not completed round two.


The 54-hole event will conclude tomorrow with the completion of the second round followed immediately by the final 18 holes.


Live stats are available at www.golfstat.com.



36-Hole Results

*Play suspended due to darkness


Team Leader Board

1 Idaho -8 288

2 Utah -6 281

3 UT Arlington -3 284-289-573

4 Nebraska +7 297

5 Seattle +8 303

T6 Oral Roberts +10 296

T6 UTEP +10 292-294-586

8 Weber State +15 297

9 Northern Colorado +21 297-300-597

10 New Mexico State +26 312

11 San Jose State +28 303-301-604

12 Western New Mexico +33 301


Individual Leader Board:

1 Gordon Webb Idaho -6 70-68-138

2 Paul McConnell UT Arlington -5 69-70-139

3 Brandon Kida Utah -3 69

T4 Martin Simonsen UTEP -2 73-69-142

T4 Benjamin Bankhead Utah -2 70


SJSU Results:

T33 Cody Blickensderfer +4 73-75-148

T42 Connor Covington +6 74-76-150

T55 Justin Estrada +9 78-75-153

T65 Taylor Bromley +14 83-75-158

68 Daniel Semmler +15 78-81-159