CHINO HILLS, CA. -- The Pomona-Pitzer Men's Golf Team finished the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Championships in fifth place overall on Tuesday afternoon at Los Serranos Country Club.
The Sagehens ended the championships with a three-day score of 891, which was 11 strokes off of fourth place La Verne at 880. CMS ended the Championships in first with a score of 855, followed by Cal Lutheran with 875 and Redlands with 871 in third. Pomona-Pitzer ended the SCIAC season in sixth place after their performances in the SCIAC I and SCIAC II combined with the SCIAC Championships for an overall season score of 2101.
The Sagehens were led by Hunter Lowry who finished tied for 17th overall with scores of 72, 78 and finished with a 73 for a total score of 223. Conor Rooney and Thomas Verigin finished tied for 19th overall. Rooney continually improved his scores from start to finish as he went from a 78 in day one to a 75 in day two and ended with a 71 to finish with a 224. Verigin started with a 78 and shot a 69 in day two and a 77 in day three to tie with Rooney at 19th.
Owen Rosebeck took 23rd overall with a 73, a 72 and an 80 to finish with a 225 and Spencer Katchman finished in a tie for 41st with an 82, 79 and a 75 to cap off his tournament with an overall score of 236.
Ending the day for the Sagehens was Jack Carrigan who shot an 80 in round one, an 81 in round two and ended with a 79 for a score of 240.
"This young team came out and competed all three days against some great competition", said Head Coach Javier Bazurto. "Before the final round I talked with the players and they were fired up for the final day. The seniors Katchman and Lowry played very well. I'm really happy with how they finished their final round. It was a pleasure to coach these kids because they were wonderful group. I expect good things next season."