Roundup: Vandals men finish fourth in golf championship
The Idaho Vandals closed out the Western Athletic Conference men’s golf championship Wednesday with their worst round of the three-day event, but still managed to jump up a spot and finish fourth.
The Vandals shot a final-round 300 to finish with an 11-over-par 875. They overtook Fresno State (878), which slipped from fourth to sixth, and held off fifth-place Louisiana Tech (876).
New Mexico State breezed to the team title with a 13-under 851. All nine teams had their worst rounds on the final day.
David Nuhn tied for 10th place with a 1-under 215 to lead the Vandals. Brad Tensen (74, 218) tied for 12th for Idaho and Matt Rawitzer (78, 219) tied for 14th.
NMSU”s Timothy Madigan was the medalist by 10 strokes at 14-under 202.
The CC Spokane Sasquatch (22-16, 10-12) rolled to a 5-1, 9-2 doubleheader sweep over the Blue Mountain Timberwolves (16-22, 9-13) in NWAACC play at SFCC.
Cam Christian, Jake Graham, Taylor King and Derek Carley all had five hits on the day to pace the Sasquatch.
Track and field
Eastern Washington’s Erica Chaney (Gonzaga Prep) was named Big Sky Conference Field Athlete of the Week after her personal-best shot put of 49 feet, 41/4 inches at last weekend’s Oregon Relays.