Women's Golf breaks school's tournament record with third place finish at Pack Spring Invite


PUEBLO, Colo. (March 26, 2018) - The No. 42 Colorado State University-women's golf team carded the low round of the day Monday in round two of the Pack Spring Invite to help establish a new school tournament record and finish the home tournament in third.

The ThunderWolves shot a six-over 294 to tie the single round school record (April 1, 2016) and finished the tournament with a 302-294--596 (+20) to break the old tournament record of 602, set in 2016. 

All five of the Pack student-athletes shot both rounds under 80 and finished in the top 20. CSU-Pueblo led the tournament field of 13 teams in the Par 4's at +18 and were second in Par 5's at -10. The ThunderWolves also led the tournament with 111 combined pars. 

Junior Courtney Ewing (Pueblo West, Colo.) shot a one-under 71 Monday to finish the tournament with 72-71--143 (-1), which was good for second place honors. She had four birdies to total six for the tournament. She played the Par 4's one-under to rank second in the field of 68 student-athletes. The 71 was her second round of the season under par. 

Orakorn Thirayatorn (Jr., Meang Khonkaen, Thailand) carded her low round as a member of the Pack with a 73 Monday and finished T-13th in the tournament with a 78-73--151 (+7). She finished the tournament -4 on Par 5's to post the second lowest score in the field. 

Rachanok Rahulpan (Jr., Pathumthani, Thailand) tied for 15th with a 75-77--152 (+8), while Jolene Kam (Jr., Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia) shot a 74 Monday (tied for her low round of the season) to finish T-17 with a tournament score of 79-74--153 (+9). Freshman Kellsey Sample (Monument, Colo.) posted a consistent 77-76--153 (+9) to also tie for 17th. 

Next up for the ThunderWolves is the Western New Mexico University Mustang Intercollegiate April 9-10 in Goodyear, Arizona at the Palm Valley Golf Course. 

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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.