Men’s golf sits in last after first day of conference championships



Senior AJ Armstrong shot a 221 and tied for 17th in the Paintbrush Invitational Oct. 8-9.

SIMGUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

WSU men’s golf competed in the first day of the Pac-12 Championships on Monday in Eugene, Oregon. After two rounds of play, the Cougars sit in last with a total score of 757 (+47).

Leading the way for the Cougars is junior Daniel Kolar with a total score of 144 (+2) to earn a tie for 26th.

Right behind Kolar is junior Scott Redelsperger who carded a 148 (+6) after two rounds to grab a tie for 49th.

Both junior Nicklaus Chiam and senior Grant Cole are in a tie for 66th with a 155 (+13). In the first round, Chiam carded a 74 (+3) and followed that up with an 81 (+10) in the second round. Meanwhile, Cole posted the same scores in reverse order.

Sitting alone in 70th place is senior AJ Armstrong with a score of 159 (+17) after he made significant improvement from his first round score of 84 (+13) by shooting  75 (+4) in round two.

Sophomore Ryan Maine is in 72nd with a total of 161 (+19) after two rounds where he shot over 80 in both.

The Pac-12 Championships continue Tuesday morning with third round action.