Falcons FInish Seventh at MW Championships

May 6, 2012

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The Air Force golf team fired a final round team score of 292 (+8) Sunday and finished in seventh place at the 2012 Mountain West Championships, being held at the par-71, 7,144-yard Catalina Course at OMNI Tucson National. The Falcons, who improved each day at the tournament, posted a three-round total of 882, nine strokes ahead of the University of Wyoming.

Individually, junior Andrew Hoops led the Falcons with a three-round total of eight-over par 221 after shooting a team-best even-par 71on Sunday. Hoops tied for 24th overall. Sophomore Kyle Westmoreland followed in a tie for 28th place with a total of 223 after a 74 in the final round.

Seniors Caleb Leestma and Robert Belz, each playing his final round for Air Force, tied for 31st overall with a three-round total of 224. Leestma fired a 72 on Sunday while Belz recorded a 75. Sophomore Philip Colwell shot a 78 on Sunday for a total of 225, good for a tie for 34th place.

San Diego State won its second consecutive league championship, while TCU's Johan de Beer took medalist honors after a final-round 66 gave him a three-round total of nine-under par 204.