Covington, Blickensderfer Go Low; Spartans Ninth

El Paso, Tex. -- Senior Connor Covington led the San Jose State men's golf team by shooting a 67 (-5) in the final round of the Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational in El Paso, Tex., on October 27.

The Spartans finished in 9th place shooting 303-301-278-882 (+18) on the 7,307-yard par 72 Butterfield Trail Golf Club.

 

Covington had a eagle and six birdies on his scorecard today. His round helped the Spartans make a 23-stroke turnaround from their lowest team-score yesterday. Covington finished tied for 13th place.

Freshman Cody Blickensderfer was also tied for 13th place after he fired a three-under par 69 in the final round. Blickensderfer shot 73-75-69-217 (+1) for the tournament and had four birdies in the final round.

Justin Estrada also had an eagle today putting it in the cup on his second shot at the 343-yard par 4 15th hole. Estrada went on to shot 71 (-1) for the day and finished tied for 41st place on the player leader board.

Daniel Semmler finished the tournament in a tie for 62nd place, shooting 78-81-71-230 (+14) and Taylor Bromley was 67th with rounds of 83-75-76-234 (+18).

Idaho's Gordon Webb took the individual medalist honors shooting 70-68-70-208 (-8). His play helped the Vandals to a team victory with a 54-hole team score of 851 (-13).

San Jose State has one more tournament remaining in their fall season. They tee it up in The Gifford Collegiate Championship held at CordeValle Country Club in San Martin, Calif., on November 5-7.


 

Price's Give 'Em Five Invitational

 
Butterfield Trail Golf Club, El Paso, Tex.   

7,307 Yards - Par 72

 

54-hole results 

 
   

Team Scores 

 
1. Idaho 288-283-280-851 (-13)
2. UT Arlington 284-289-287-860 (-4)
3. Utah 281-295-288-864 (E)
4. Nebraska 297-286-288-871 (+7)
5. UTEP 292-294-289-875 (+11)
6. New Mexico State 312-292-273-877 (+13)
7. Weber State  297-294-288-879 (+15)
8. Oral Roberts 296-292-292-880 (+16)
9. San Jose State 303-301-278-882 (+18)
10. Seattle University 303-282-300-885 (+21)
11. Northern Colorado  297-300-292-889 (+25)
12. Western New Mexico 301-312-293-906 (+42)

 

Leading Individuals 

 
1. Gordon Webb (Idaho) 70-68-70-208 (-8)
T2. Banjamin Bankhead (Utah) 70-72-70-212 (-4)
T2. Justin Shin (NMSU) 77-68-67-212 (-4)
T4. Paul McConnell (UT-Arlington) 69-70-74-213 (-3)
T4. Ryan Fioretti (UTEP) 71-72-70-213 (-3)
T4. Martin Simonsen (UTEP)

73-69-71-213 (-3)

   

San Jose State Scores 

 
T13. Cody Blickensderfer 73-75-69-217 (+1)
T13. Connor Covington  74-76-67-217 (+1)
T41. Justin Estrada  78-75-71-224 (+8)
T62. Daniel Semmler  78-81-71-230 (+14)
67. Taylor Bromley  83-75-76-234 (+18)