Sept. 18, 2012
Jon Rahm Rodriguez and the Arizona State men's golf week capped off the final round of the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational Monday in 8th-place. Rahm Rodriguez, in his second tournament for the Sun Devils, led the charge for ASU as he finished tied for 15th-place.
The Sun Devils finished the tournament with a 901 (+37), two shots behind fellow Pac-12 schools Oregon and Washington as the three conference teams in the field all finished back-to-back-to-back.
Rahm Rodriguez continued his impressive play, shooting a one-over par 73 to finish the tournament with a five-over 221. With a combined five birdies and an eagle in the two final rounds, he shot both rounds of 73 to end his play, leaving momentum to be carried over heading into his next tournament.
Freshman Alberto Sanchez defined consistency in his first collegiate tournament, shooting three rounds of three-over par 75 to notch a 28th-place finish. He had two birdies and five bogeys in each round.
Last week's leader, sophomore Mathias Schjoelberg, also ended his final round with a three-over par 75, leaving him with a score of 227 (+11) for the tournament and tied for 34th. Spencer Lawson and Max Rottluff refused to be left out of the fun, as they were the third and fourth Sun Devils to shoot rounds of 75 on Monday. Lawson and Rottluff both finished tied for 43rd-place with a combined tournament score of 229 (+13).
In the individual tournament, sophomore Austin Quick earned a 10th-place finish with a five-over par 218. Chris Russo finished in 23rd-place at 15-over par (228) and Trey Kaahanui finished tied for 32nd at 29-over par (242).
The host-team Washington Huskies captured the team trophy, finishing in first place with a two-under par 862, nine shots ahead of second-place Texas A&M. St. Mary's (CA) finished third 15 strokes behind.
Three golfers from Washington took the top three spots on the leader board, led by Cheng-Tsung Pan's five-under par 211 despite shooting a four-over in the final round.