Porman crowned RMAC Champion to guide Pack to second

Porman crowned RMAC Champion to guide Pack to second


CHANDLER, Ariz. (April 25, 2017) - Senior Jacquelyn Porman (Gilbert, Ariz.) became the fourth member of the Colorado State University-Pueblo women's golf team to be crowned Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Champion, Tuesday, as the ThunderWolves posted a second place finish at the RMAC Championships at the Ocotillo Golf Resort in Chandler, Arizona.

The ThunderWolves led after round one, but Regis University went low Tuesday to take the win. The Pack scored the second best round of the day and matched their Monday total of 312 (+24) to finish 312-312--624 (+48). The Rangers won with total of 616 (+40).

Porman became the fourth Pack player in the last six years to earn the RMAC Championship. She did it on her home course, as the Arizona-native went to Chandler High School, just six miles from the Ocotillo Golf Resort. She carded a 71-76--147 to finish +3 for the championship and win by two strokes. Porman was +1 on Par 4's to lead the field and was even in Par 5 scoring to sit second. She tied for the most birdies with five and totaled 23 pars.

Sophomore Jolene Kam (Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia) also earned medalist honors as she finished tied for fifth. She shot a consistent 77-76--153 to finish nine-over. The sophomore tied for the lead in Par 3 scoring at -1 and added four birdies with 21 pars.

Sophomore Courtney Ewing (Pueblo West, Colo.) was third among the ThunderWolves, as she finished T-15th. She carded a 78-83--161 (+17). She also posted four birdies and added 18 pars.

The team's fourth and fifth golfers stepped up Tuesday with a 79 and 81, respectfully. Sophomore Tori Goodman (Peyton, Colo.) shot 91-79--170 (+26) to move up 10 spots and finish 32nd. Freshman Gabby Segura (Kingwood, Texas) finished T-27th with an 86-81--167 (+23).

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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.