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Dons Place Twelfth in Inaugural USF Triumph at Palma Valley

March 13, 2007

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The University of San Francisco finished twelfth in the first annual USF Triumph at Palma Valley that concluded Tuesday in Southern California.

The Dons shot a 903, paced by Jesse Galvon who shot a five under 218. He finished the event with a 74 on Tuesday. Chris Cunningham shot a 229, Kenny Adams a 231, Domingo Jojola a 236 and Kurt Nino a 238.

The USF "Gold" team shot a 916 total, with Taylor Hobin tallying a 220.

Saint Mary's won the event with a one over 853, paced by medalist Mike McRae. McRae shot a four under 209, helping to lead the Gaels to a 10 stroke win over Notre Dame. He made an eagle on 17 and a birdie on 18 to seal the deal.

"It was a great honor hosting this tournament at a great place such as the Palma Valley Country Club," said Dons' head coach Dr. Gary Nelson. "Everyone at the club was so helpful in making this a truly special event at a very special golf course.

"We would also like to thank the teams for coming. The competition level was very high," he concluded.

USF Triumph at Pauma ValleyFinalPar 71

Team Scores

1 St. Mary's-Californ. 283 290 280 853 +12 Notre Dame, U. of 291 286 286 863 +113 Wisconsin, U. of 291 283 292 866 +144 San Diego, U. of 298 282 291 871 +195 Long Beach State 291 296 291 878 +266 UC-Santa Barbara 290 297 294 881 +297 Campbell University 297 294 293 884 +328 Cal Poly 299 299 288 886 +34

9 Loyola Marymount U. 290 294 309 893 +4110 Hartford, U. of 301 294 304 899 +4711 Santa Clara Univ. 298 294 308 900 +4812 San Francisco, U. of 298 297 308 903 +51T13 Weber State Univ. 304 298 303 905 +53T13 Air Force 293 308 304 905 +5315 San Francisco, U. of (Gold) 300 308 308 916 +6416 Cal State Monterey Bay 296 314 312 922 +70

Individual Scores

1 Mike McRae St. Mary's-Californ. 70 70 69 209 -4T2 Pat Duffy Wisconsin, U. of 72 64 75 211 -2T2 Darrin Hall San Diego, U. of 74 67 70 211 -24 Doug Fortner Notre Dame, U. of 69 72 71 212 -15 Adam Gifford Notre Dame, U. of 73 69 71 213 E6 Bucky Coe San Diego, U. of 72 71 71 214 +17 Robert McRae St. Mary's-Californ. 69 71 75 215 +2T8 Jason D'Amore Loyola Marymount U. 66 70 80 216 +3T8 Michael Drake Long Beach State 71 73 72 216 +3T8 Geoff Gonzales Cal Poly 71 75 70 216 +3T8 Cole Isban Notre Dame, U. of 73 70 73 216 +3T8 Garrett Jones Wisconsin, U. of 73 73 70 216 +3

T13 Brian Hollenbeck UC-Santa Barbara 70 76 71 217 +4T13 Josh Kelley St. Mary's-Californ. 70 74 73 217 +4T13 Brian Locke Loyola Marymount U. 75 67 75 217 +4T16 Daniel Cone St. Mary's-Californ. 77 75 66 218 +5T16 Jesse Galvon San Francisco, U. of 73 71 74 218 +5T16 Brett Lederer Long Beach State 70 76 72 218 +5

USF Scores

12 San Francisco, U. of +51 F 298 297 308 903T16 Jesse Galvon +5 F 73 71 74 218T52 Chris Cunningham +16 F 72 80 77 22965 Kenny Adams +18 F 82 72 77 231T72 Domingo Jojola +23 F 73 76 87 23675 Kurt Nino +25 F 80 78 80 238

15 San Francisco, U. of (Gold) +64 F 300 308 308 916T21 Taylor Hobin +7 F 72 76 72 220T40 Connor McElyea +13 F 74 76 76 226T52 Thomas Buran +16 F 75 77 77 22977 Edward Han +31 F 79 82 83 244