by Stone Harper
Nevada traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico to participate in the Dick McGuire Invitational last weekend. The Pack placed 16th shooting a 53-over-par. Overall for the tournament Nevada shot a 929 including a 303 in the final round. Northwestern won the tournament. The Wildcats shot an eight-over-par for the tournament with their final score being an 860. The individual winner of the tournament was Dana Finklestein who plays for UNLV. Finklestein shot a nine-under par with her final score being 210. The Wolf Pack had a few standouts in the tournament including junior Caryn Khoo, who placed 13th. This was Khoo’s first top-20 finish of the season. Senior Nikki Pritchard and freshman Celyn Khoo (Caryn’s little sister) finished tied for 65th. Other top 100 finishes included junior Carly Simpson who finished 76th and sophomore Jordan Keyser who finished 85th. The Pack will be back in action Oct. 6 as they travel back to New Mexico to play in the Price’s New Mexico State Invitational in Los Cruces, New Mexico.
The Wolf Pack hit the road as they traveled to Fort Collins, Colorado to participate in the Ram Masters Invitational. Nevada finished fourth in the tournament shooting a 27-over-par. During the weekend, the Wolf Pack shot an 867 including a 285 in the final round. Colorado State won the tournament. The host school shot a 15-over-par with the final score being an 855. The Pack was led by its fantastic freshmen Corey Eddings, Grant Booth and Jooho Lee. Eddings finished tied for second shooting a 1-over-par. His final score was 211 including a 68 in the final rounds. Booth finished tied for 13th with a seven-over-par, his final score for the tournament was a 217. Lee also finished in the top-20 as he tied for 17th as he shot an eight-over-par with his overall score being a 218. The three freshmen were not the only Nevada players to finish in the top 50 as senior Nicholas Simms tied for 36th and junior Kit Carson was tied for 50th. The Wolf Pack will resume play next month when it plays in Price’s Give Em 5 in El Paso, Texas.
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