The men's golfers rebounded with the second-best final round, which propelled the Buffs into a sixth-place tie in the Pac-12 Conference Championships.
The men's golf team slipped two spots into eighth place Saturday after three rounds of the 57th Annual Pac-12 Conference Championships.
The men's golf team opened strong but one poor stretch sidetracked the Buffaloes, who are in sixth place at the halfway point of the Pac-12 Championships.
The men's golf team has arrived in Utah for the Pac-12 Golf Championships eager to show its colleagues they belong among the premier schools in the conference.
This week's Athletes of the Week are Sarah Brown (lacrosse) and Jeremy Paul, Jr. (men's golf). Brown led CU's strong defensive week as the Buffaloes outscored their opponents 39-4, posting a 2.00 GAA for the week. Junior Paul continued his record- breaking season as he lowered his stroke average to 70.45 (70.2 in the spring), thanks to his last five rounds all being in the 60s, a school record.
The men's golf team didn't get the chance to improve on its 10th place standing in The Maxwell, as the last round was cancelled due to poor weather.
The men's golf team could never come up with much momentum Saturday as the Buffaloes are in 10th place after the first two rounds of The Maxwell.
Spencer Painton, a sophomore transferring from Kansas, has signed a financial aid agreement and will join the Buffaloes in this year's 2016 recruiting class.
Buffs head to The Maxwell this weekend, then being preparation for postseason
This week's Athlete of Week honors go to Ana Holland (women's track and field) and Jeremy Paul (men's golf). Holland broke CU's 26-year old 100-meter dash record on Saturday at the Colorado Invitational, clocking in at 11.63. Paul turned in a career-best performance with an 11-under par 205 (68-69-68) on the 7,334-yard, par-72 Cattail Course at Whirlwind Golf Club layout.
Registration is now open for the 10th Annual University of Colorado golf camps, coordinated by CU head coach Roy Edwards and his staff at the Buffaloes' home course, Colorado National Golf Club in Erie.
The men's golf team made up a four-shot deficit almost immediately Tuesday, and then pulled away for an 8-shot victory in the Wyoming Cowboy Classic.