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Rebels Finish Second In Provo

Kevin Penner tied for fourth individually at the PING Cougar Classic.

Kevin Penner tied for fourth individually at the PING Cougar Classic.

April 16, 2011

Final Stats

PROVO, Utah ( - The UNLV men's golf team shot a final-round 2-under-par 286 on Saturday at the PING Cougar Classic and finished second. The tournament was played at Riverside Country Club (par 72, 7,142 yards).

Colorado State fired a final-round-low 13-under to capture the team title at 17-under 847, four shots ahead of the Rebels, who finished the 54-hole tournament at 13-under 851. Pacific finished third at 7-under, UC Davis was fourth at 6-under, while Idaho rounded out the top five at 4-under. The tournament featured 18 teams and 96 individuals.

BYU's Zac Blair earned medalist honors at 11-under 205 after a final-round 7-under 65. Blair finished one shot ahead of Pacific's Alex Edfort. UNLV was led by sophomore Kevin Penner, who tied for fourth at 8-under 208. Penner shot a final-round of 1-over.

Other Rebel individuals: freshman Blake Biddle finished seventh at 6-under 210 after a final-round 70, junior Derek Ernst finished ninth at 4-under 212 after a final-round 71, junior Colby Smith tied for 62nd at 8-over 224 after a final-round 72, and sophomore Arthur Kim tied for 83rd at 13-over 229 after a final-round 75.

UNLV's next action will be at the Mountain West Conference Championship, May 5-7, in Tucson, Ariz.



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