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Holen Places 14th At Desert Shootout in Arizona

JJ Holen placed 14th at the Desert Shootout in Goodyear, Ariz.

March 22, 2014

GOODYEAR, Ariz. - Long Beach State recorded a team high 292 in the final round of the Desert Shootout to tie for ninth place at the Palm Valley Golf Club.

LBSU completed the three-day, 54-hole tournament with a score of 858, tying with Grand Canyon.

UMKC defeated BYU in a one-hole playoff to capture the team title. Both the Kangaroos and Cougars led the 15-team field with an 833, holding a one-shot lead over Idaho (834) in third and two-stroke lead over Cal State Fullerton (835) in fourth.

The 49ers were led by junior JJ Holen as the Castaic native carded a final round 71 for a 209 to finish in 14th.

Sophomore Kevin Lee carded a 73 to  finish with a 213, tying for 29th, while fellow classmate Daniel Chian shot a 75 for a 218 to tie for 46th.

Junior Kevin Techakanokboon tied for 54th after posting a 75 and freshman Agostino Milazzo tied for 75th after carding a 73. Both Techakanokboon and Milazzo were among seven players to record two eagles for the tournament as LBSU and UMKC led the field with four eagles each.

Nathan Hughes of UMKC won individual medalist honors by three shots over Jared du Toit of Idaho.

LBSU returns to action Apr. 7-8, traveling to the Pacific Northwest for the Redhawk Invitational at Chambers Bay Golf Club in University Place, Wash.

Desert Shootout
Mar. 20-22, 2014
Palm Valley Golf Club
Goodyear, Ariz.
Hosted by Kansas State

Team Results (15 teams)
1.  BYU, 283-277-273--833
1.  UMKC, 284-275-274--833
3.  Idaho, 280-279-275--834
4.  Cal State Fullerton, 281-274-280--835
5.  Kansas State, 288-276-277--841
6.  Nebraska, 282-285-279--846
7.  Kansas, 288-281-278--847
8.  Southern Utah, 279-287-284--850
9.  LONG BEACH STATE, 282-284-292--858
9.  Grand Canyon, 287-280-291--858
11.  Northern Iowa, 289-285-285--859
12.  Columbia, 293-296-275--864
13.  Drake, 292-282-294--868
14.  Bowling Green State, 305-293-287--885
15.  Creighton, 303-295-301--899

LBSU Individual Results
14.  JJ Holen, 68-70-71--209
T29.  Kevin Lee, 70-70-73--213
T46.  Daniel Chian, 70-73-75--218
T54.  Kevin Techakanokboon, 74-71-75--220
T75.  Agostino Milazzo, 75-80-73--228

Top 10 Individual Results (91 Players)
1.  Nathan Hughes (UMKC), 67-65-68--200
2.  Jared du Toit (Idaho), 68-69-66--203
3.  Mark Anguiano (Cal State Fullerton), 69-66-69--204
3.  Mark Geddes (Grand Canyon), 67-64-73--204
5.  Jake Holt (Southern Utah), 67-70-68--205
6.  Kyle Weldon (Kansas State), 72-67-67--206
6.  Justin Keiley (BYU), 71-68-67--206
8.  Ryan Tetrault (Cal State Fullerton), 69-72-66--207
8.  Seth Smith (Kansas State), 70-69-68--207
8.  Logan Philley (Kansas), 71-70-66--207
8.  Jordan Hammer (BYU), 67-69-71--207
8.  Glenn Walls (Northern Iowa), 66-71-70--207



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