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Utah State’s McCoy Willey Finishes Tied For 38th-Place at Wyoming Hosted Cowboy Classic

CHANDLER, Ariz. – Sophomore golfer McCoy Willey tied for 38th-place with an even-par 216 (73-67-76) to lead Utah State at the Wyoming hosted Cowboy Classic held here Monday and Tuesday at the Whirlwind Golf Club.

 

Utah State finished the 18-team tournament in 13th-place with a 4-over 868 (293-286-289). McNeese State won the tournament with a 26-under 838 (283-275-280), while Weber State’s Devon Purser took medalist honors in a one-hole playoff with a 9-under 207 (70-69-68).

 

Willey began the tournament with a 1-over 73 before carding his collegiate-low round during his second 18 holes with a 5-under 67 on Monday. He then finished the tournament by shooting a 4-over 76 during his final round Tuesday. Senior Grahm Schmaltz finished the tournament tied for 44th-place at 1-over 217 (73-73-71), which is his best-ever 54-hole score as an Aggie. Senior Zach Waxler finished tied for 61st-place at 3-over 219 (71-74-74), which is his collegiate-best 54-hole score, junior Seokwon Jeon tied for 69th-place at 5-over 221 (76-72-73), and sophomore Eli Rogers tied for 84th-place at 11-over 227 (76-80-71).

 

Utah State will continue its spring season on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25 at the BYU hosted PING Cougar Classic.

 

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TEAM RESULTS

1.  McNeese State – 283-275-280 — 838 (-26)

2.  Idaho – 281-281-278 — 840 (-24)

3.  Colorado – 280-278-284 — 842 (-22)

4.  Gonzaga – 282-277-288 — 847 (-17)

5.  UC Davis – 278-278-293 — 849 (-15)

T13.  UTAH STATE – 293-286-289 — 868 (+4)

 

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

1.  Devon Purser, Weber State – 70-69-68 – 207 (-9)

1.  Robert MacIntyre, McNeese State – 70-68-69 — 207 (-9)

1.  Jared du Toit, Idaho – 70-70-67 — 207 (-9)

4.  David Oraee, Colorado – 68-68-72 — 208 (-8)

4.  James Fahy, Gonzaga – 69-70-69 – 208 (-5)

 

UTAH STATE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

T38.  McCoy Willey – 73-67-76 — 216 (E)

T44.  Grahm Schmaltz – 73-73-71 — 217 (+1)

T61.  Zach Waxler – 71-74-74 — 219 (+3)

T69.  Seokwon Jeon – 76-72-73 — 221 (+5)

T84.  Eli Rogers – 76-80-71 — 227 (+11)