Utah State Golf finishes 12th at Valpo Fall Invitational

CHESTERTON, Ind. – The Utah State Golf Team finished 12th at the Valpo Fall Invitational, which ended Tuesday at the Sand Creek Country Club.

The Aggies posted a 54-hole score of 50 out of 914 (298-301-315) against the 17-team field. Valparaíso, the tournament host, hit 10 under 278 on Tuesday to get away with a 34-stroke win.

Loyola Chicago played second (882, +18) took second, DePaul was third (883, +19), Purdue Fort Wayne was fourth (884, +20) and Northern Kentucky (887, +23) rounded out the top five. .

Utah State sophomore Esteban Jaramillo, who at one point was tied for the lead during the two-day tournament, finished tied for 10th with 2-over 218 (70-71-77). He finished with 11 birdies for the tournament to tie for eighth out of 99 golfers.

Second year Javier Vázquez tied for 45th with 13 out of 229, while junior Josh Pehrson tied for 67th at 18-over 234 in his Aggie debut. Second year Nathan Preslar tied for 79th on 21-over 237 and graduate Cameron Tucker tied for 87th with 25 out of 241.

Valpo’s Anthony Delisanti and Caleb VanArragon finished first and second, respectively, with 8 under 208 and 7 under 209.

The state of Utah returns to action Monday and Tuesday, October 3-4 at the Mark Simpson Invitational, hosted by Colorado. The 54-hole tournament will be played at the Colorado National Golf Club in Erie, Colorado.

For more information about Utah’s state golf program, follow the Aggies on Twitter at @USUMensGolf, on Facebook at USUMensGolf and on Instagram at USUGolf.

Valpo Fall Invitational
Date: September 19th to 20th
Host Course: San Creek Country Club (Creek & Marsh Courses)
Pair: 72
Yard: 7,052

TEAM RESULTS
1. Valparaiso – 284-286=278 (-16)
2. Loyola Chicago – 294-292-296=882 (+18)
3. DePaul – 290-295-298=883 (+19)
4. Purdue Fort Wayne – 291-298-295=884 (+20)
5. Northern Kentucky – 299-295-293=887 (+23)
12. STATE OF UTAH – 298-301-315=914 (+50)

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
1. Anthony Delisanti, Valpo – 70-69-69=208 (-8)
2. Caleb Van Aragon, Valpo – 69-71-69=209 (-7)
3. Conor Glennon, DePaul – 73-71-66=210 (-6)
4. Josh Kirkham, BU – 69-75-68=212 (-4)
T5. Timmy Crawford, LUC – 70-74-72=216 (E)
T5. Alex Doss, NKU – 70-72-74=216 (L)
T5. Mason Bonn, Valpo – 74-73-69=216 (E)

UTAH STATE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
T10. Esteban Jaramillo – 70-71-77=218 (+2)
T45. Javier Vázquez – 74-76-79=229 (+13)
T67. Josh Pehrson – 74-78-82=234 (+18)
T79. Nathan Preslar – 80-78-79=237 (+21)
T87. Cameron Tucker – 85-76-80=241 (+25)

-USU-

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