Rebels Five Shots Back At MW Championship|
May 4, 2012
The Rebels trail tournament leader San Diego State by five shots after the Aztecs opened play with a 4-under 280. New Mexico is second at 3-under, followed by TCU in third at 2-under. Colorado State is fourth at even par. Seven shots separate UNLV from sixth-place Boise State. All eight MW schools are represented in the field, which is also made up of 40 individuals.
Colorado State's Zahkai Brown holds the individual lead by a shot at 5-under 66. His round was made up of an eagle, six birdies and three bogeys. There is a two-way tie for second at 4-under between TCU's Johan de Beer and SDSU's Alex Kang.
UNLV was led during the first round by freshman Kurt Kitayama's 1-under 70. He is in a seven-way tie for fifth place. Defending MW champion and Rebel senior Derek Ernstshot even par on Friday and is tied for 12th.
Play at the 54-hole tournament will continue on Saturday with 18 holes and conclude on Sunday. Live scoring for the MW Championship are available through a link on UNLVRebels.com.