GOODYEAR, Ariz. (April 11, 2017) - Senior Jacquelyn Porman (Gilbert, Ariz.) is making the best of her final months as a collegiate golfer, as she shot an even-par 72 Tuesday to help the Colorado State University-Pueblo women's golf team move up two spots to finish 12th at the 2017 Western New Mexico University Mustang Intercollegiate.
The ThunderWolves shaved 13 strokes off their day one total to bump up two places and post a team score of 304 that was the seventh best Tuesday in the field of 19 teams. The Pack's final score of 317-304--621 (+45) bested No. 48 and Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference foe Colorado Mesa University (+49) and was second among league opponents. Regis University was eighth at 41-over.
Porman shot a season-low 72 to finish tied for 14th with a 75-72--147 (+3). She totaled six birdies and finished +1 on Par 4's for the tournament.
Sophomore Jolene Kam (Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia) carded a 76 (+4) Tuesday and closed the tournament with a 12-over 156 (80-76) to finish tied for 48th.
Sophomore Tori Goodman (Peyton, Colo.) shot seven strokes better Tuesday than her round Monday with a four-over 76. She finished tied for 59th with an 83-76--159 (+15).
The tournament was the final tune-up for the RMAC Championships, set for April 24-25 at Ocotillo Golf Course in Chandler, Arizona.
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.