Sports Briefs, May 9, 2017
Mavs’ McKune in third at regionals
Colorado Mesa University’s Trevor McKune fell one spot Tuesday, into a two-way tie for third place during the second of three rounds at the NCAA West/South Central Super Region at Brookside Country Club in Stockton, California.
McKune shot a 6-under-par 66 in the first round and was tied for second entering the second round, with his low round was surpassed only by a 62 from California Baptist’s Trevor Lampson on the first day.
McKune shot a 68 in the second round and was 2-under on the front nine, with birdies on No. 2 an No. 6. He birdied again on No. 12 and his only blemish was a bogey on par-3 No. 14. The senior then closed out the round with two par-5 birdies in the final four holes.
Lampson shot a 69 in the second round, leaving McKune tied with BYU-Hawaii’s Nicolas Herrera three strokes back. Lampson’s teammate, Greg Gonzalez, is two strokes back in second place. McKune is the currently the highest-placed golfer not part of a full team competing in the regional.
McKune is scheduled to tee off for the third round at 12:50 p.m. MDT today.
College Track and Field
Colorado Mesa’s Payseno wins javelin at RMAC Championships
Colorado Mesa picked up another individual title at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships on Tuesday in Gunnison.
CMU’s Greggory Payseno won the RMAC title in the javelin with a throw of 175 feet, 5 inches to win the event by more than four feet.
Also placing for the Mavs in the event were Michael Barbeau (third), Spencer Jahr (fourth) and George Lilly (fifth).
Trevor Jensen placed fourth in the shot put at 52-5 1/4 for CMU.
CMU picked up two third-place finishes in the hurdles. Marc Garcia had a time of 53.38 in the 400-meter hurdles and D’Angelo Foster had a 14.77 in the 110 hurdles.
John Cusick was third in the 1,500 meters for Mesa in 4:06.48.
Nathan Oglesby finished fourth in the 800 with a time of 1:51.88.
For the CMU women, Bacall Sterling was second in the triple jump with a leap of 39-7 3/4.
Picking up fourth-place finishes for the Mavs were Danielle Pickert in the shot put with a toss of 41-7 1/4, and Mekayla Winchester in the 100 hurdles at 14.19.