EWC golfers win Otero Junior College tournament
The Eastern Wyoming College Lancer Golf team kicked off the spring season March 25-26 at the Otero Junior College Tournament. The Lancers won the tournament with a score of 577. McCook Community College was second with 614.
“It was great to get out and play the first tournament of the year. We’ve been waiting to have a normal tournament for some time, so getting out on two nice weather days was a treat,” said Coach Zach Smith. “We were a little rusty the first day by the guys came out and played great the second day of the event. It was fun to have all 5 golfers place in the top 5 of the tournament. We are looking forward to some productive practices this week before we head to Lamar.”
Two Lancers split the tournament win, freshman Brendon Thomas from Farmington, UT shot 70 and 71 for a two-day total of 141 which was what freshman Russel Sprecher, Casper, WY scored after rounds of 72 and 69. Other Lancer scores were as follows:
Tomas Kubata, sophomore, Prague, Czech Republic – 73, 73 – 146, 3rd
Eric Stevens, sophomore, Bridgeport, NE – 79, 72 – 151, tied 4th
Conrado Chozas, freshman, Madrid, Spain – 80, 71 – 151, tied 4th
Luca Rodrigues, sophomore, Benoni, South Africa – 79, 77 – 156, tied 10th
The Lancers will compete at the Lamar Community College Tournament April 1-2.