Pack Women shoot season-best 296 at West Texas Invite

Pack Women shoot season-best 296 at West Texas Invite

AMARILLO, Texas (October 3, 2017) In their final round of the fall, Colorado State University-Pueblo Women's Golf carded their best round of the season. The ThunderWolves shot a team score of 296 (+8) to finish fifth at West Texas A&M Fall Invitational at the Tascosa Golf Club's La Paloma Golf Course .

After struggling on day one tournament, Kellsey Sample (Fr., Monument, Colo.) responded Tuesday with the best round of her young career. Sample shot a +1 (73) Tuesday to jump 17 spots to 27th overall. The freshman's best round was also the team's best round of the tournament. Sample scored six birdies Tuesday.

Courtney Ewing (Jr., Pueblo West, Colo.) closed her impressive fall campaign with a +2 (74). She finished in 11 place overall with a +7 (151). For the third consecutive week, Ewing was the top Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference golfer at her tournament. She has been crowned RMAC Women's Golfer of the Week for each of the last two weeks. Ewing finished the fall season with a 74.8 stroke average.

Rachanok Rahulpan (Jr., Pathumthani, Thailand) regained her form Tuesday. Rahulpan carded a 74 (+2) to match her best round of the season. This round vaulted Mint up 11 spots to 17th overall with a two-day total of +13 (157).

Orakorn Thirayatorn (Jr., Meang Khonkaen, Thailand) posted the Pack's second-best finish at the event. Thirayatorn claimed 16th place with a + 12 (156). The Dodge City Community College transfer carded a +3 (75) on day two at La Paloma Golf Course.

Though her score did not count Tuesday, Jolene Kam (Jr., Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia) took 22nd place. Kam carded a +6 (78) Tuesday to post a combined score of +15 (159).

The Pack finished as the top RMAC team at the event, beating sixth place Metro State University of Denver by 42 shots. CSU-Pueblo's team score of 296 was the second-best round of the tournament behind the host Lady Buffs on a 67 degree day with little wind at Tascosa Golf Club.

After competing in five tournaments in five weeks, the Pack will enjoy a much deserved break. They will return to action next spring as they push towards the RMAC Championship Tournament.

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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.