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Men's Golf Takes Second at Purple and Red Invitational
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Courtesy: Washington State Athletics
Release: 10/12/2010
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Oct. 12, 2010

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LAYTON, Utah - Led by a dominant performance from redshirt-freshman Kyle Hurt, the Washington State University men's golf team finishes second at the Purple and Red Invitational, Tuesday.

Hurt finished tied for third shooting a 73 (+1) in the final round. "Kyle played fantastic and is really improving fast, he is a solid player," said WSU Head Coach Walt Williams.

The Cougars carded a three-round total of 858 (-6), one stroke short of first place behind Sacramento State. WSU finished ahead of Portland, Weber State, Boise State, Arkansas-Little Rock, Northern Colorado, Cal Poly, Loyola Marymount, Air Force, Utah, British Columbia, Utah Valley, UC Riverside and Southern Utah.

Three other Cougars finished in the top 25; junior Trent Sanders and freshman Kent Hagen tied for 15th shooting a 216 (E) and sophomore Hank Frame finished tied for 24th carding a 218 (+2).

Junior Paul Mitzel finished tied for 61st shooting a 76 (+4) in the final round.

For the first time in his career at WSU, senior Nick Ellis missed a tournament due to a foot injury. "We definitely needed Nick today and hope we can get him healed up and back in the line up soon," said Williams.

The Cougars have a short rest period, they are headed to the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate in Las Cruces, N.M., Oct. 25-26.

Washington State Results: T3. Kyle Hurt (70-68-73 - 211, -5), T15. Trent Sanders (69-73-74 - 216, E), T15. Kent Hagen (71-69-76 - 216, E), T24. Hank Frame (70-69-79 - 218, +2), T61. Paul Mitzel (74-76-76 - 226, +10).

Team Results: 1. Sacramento State (857, -7) 2. Washington State (858, -6), 3. Portland (859, -5). 4. Weber State (860, -4). 5. Boise State (868, +4). 6. UALR (871, +7). 7. Northern Colorado (872, +8). 8. Cal Poly (879, +15). 9. Loyola Marymount (882, +18). T10. Air Force (885, +21). T10. Utah (885, +21). 12. Utah State (888, +24). 13. British Columbia (891, +27). T14. Utah Valley (898, +34). T14. UC Riverside (898, +34). 16. Southern Utah (910, +46).

Top Five Individuals: 1. Jake Johnson, Sacramento State (70-65-69 - 204, -12), 2. Grant Rappleye, Sacramento State (70-69-70 - 209, -7), 3. Tyson McFarland, Utah State (68-70-73 - 211, -5), T3. Kyle Hurt, WSU (70-68-73 - 211, -5), 5. Justin Smithhisler, Portland (68-72-72 - 212, -4).

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