CMU women’s golfers take fifth at Adams State invite
Michelle Stripp tied for fifth place to lead Colorado Mesa University to a fifth-place team finish Monday at the nine-team Grizzly Invitational hosted by Adams State University.
Stripp fired rounds of 76 and 80 for a 156 during the two days at Cattails Golf Course in Alamosa. She finished six strokes off the pace of Colorado State University-Pueblo’s Michaela Breit and Julie Sanchez, who propelled the ThunderWolves to the team title with 617 strokes, 11 better than runner-up Western New Mexico. Breit won a one-hole playoff over Sanchez for the individual title.
Colorado Mesa’s Jessica Sinner finished 13th with a 160, while Summer Igo tied for 25th with a 168, Zoe Woodworth was 34th with a 178, and Torrie Sauer tied for 41st with a 196.
The Mavericks totaled 662 strokes.
The host Mavericks are in fifth place after the first day of the Colorado Mesa University Invitational at The Bridges at Black Canyon Golf Course in Montrose on Monday.
The 10-team field played two rounds Monday and will play the third and final round today at The Bridges.
The tournament also is the first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference meet of the season.
Colorado Mesa’s Brandon Bingaman is tied for second at 143, two strokes behind Grant Dean of the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Bingaman followed a first-round 75 with a second-round 68, the low round of the day.
The Mavericks’ Matt Weiss is tied for 13th at 148, while Sean Robbins is tied for 18th at 149, Chris Aiken is tied for 28th at 153, and Kaelen Gunderson is 45th at 158.
Colorado Mesa’s 593 strokes is 12 behind co-leaders Colorado School of Mines and UC-Colorado Springs.