Men Finish 3rd at MWC Championships

Robbie Fillmore led BYU at the Mountain West Conference Championships, finishing tied for 2nd place. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

TUCSON -- After an outstanding second round at the Mountain West Conference Championships, the BYU men's golf team shot a 9-over-par 293 in the final round to finish in 3rd place overall.

BYU finished just three strokes behind No. 45 TCU and two strokes ahead of No. 16 UNLV at 5-over-par. Sophomore Robbie Fillmore led the Cougars at the tournament and finished tied for second place at 1-under-par. He fired two birdies in the final round, helping the team achieve a solid score. Adam Tebbs followed Fillmore tied for eighth place at 1-over-par.

The Mountain West Conference Tournament featured nine teams, including No. 16 UNLV, No. 25 San Diego State, and No. 46 TCU. It was held at the par-71 Arizona National Golf Course where tournament tees are set at 7,136 yards. The overall winner was Colorado State at 2-under-par. Eddie Olson of UNLV won the individual tournament at 4-under-par 209.

With a 3rd place finish at the MWC Championships, the BYU men's golf team concluded its 2007-2008 season. They look forward to a strong year of competition in 2008-2009.

Final scores can be found at www.golfstat.com.

FINAL Team Leaderboard

Place School Score

1 Colorado State 288-284-278--850 -2

2 TCU 283-281-290--854 +2

3 BYU 286-278-293--857 +5

4 UNLV 281-286-292--859 +7

5 Utah 288-290-288--866 +14

6 New Mexico 296-284-288--868 +16

7 San Diego State 289-296-286--871 +19

8 Wyoming 299-295-294--888 +36

9 Air Force 305-291-294--890 +38

BYU INDIVIDUAL Leaderboard

Place Player Score

T2 Robbie Fillmore 72-69-71--212 -1

T8 Adam Tebbs 71-69-74--214 +1

T14 Esteban Calisto 72-71-73--216 +3

T26 Brady Johnson 74-69-77--220 +7

T32 Nick Killpack 71-76-75--222 +9

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