OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Puget Sound men's golf team saw a drastic improvement on the second day of the St. Martin's Invitational to finish alone in 13th of the two-round tournament. The Loggers improved their score by 16 strokes as a team.
Matt Kitto led the way with a 75 (+4) on day two of the tournament to finish tied for 45th with a 155 (+13). Newcomer Adam Bean caught Kitto in 45th with a team-best 74 (+3) on the second day for a 155 (+13) tournament score.
Nick Kelley also shave three strokes off his day one score to finish with a 159 (+17) in the 63rd. Riley Conlin's 166 (+24) rounded out the Loggers scoring for a team tournament score of 632.
CSU-Stanislaus took the team title with a 300-285 for a tournament score of 585 (+17). The Loggers defeatedPacific Lutheran, the only other Division III team in the tournament by two strokes.
The Loggers head out to the Whitworth Invitational next weekend.
Kitto Leads Loggers At SMU Invite
OLYMPIA, Wash. – The Puget Sound men's golf team sits in 13th at the St. Martin's Invitational after Monday's first round. On a rainy and windy day, the Loggers fired a 324 to place them in a tie for 13th with Northwest Christian.
Matt Kitto leads the Loggers with an 80 (+9) in 47th. Nick Kelley and Adam Bean each carded an 81 (+10). Riley Conlin fired an 82 (+11) to round out the team scoring. Derek Wilson also competed at the SMU Invitational and turned in a 90 (+19) for the first round.
The Loggers 324 (+40) places them one spot ahead of Pacific Lutheran, which is the only other Division III team at the tournament.