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Aztecs men’s golf open the season with a fifth place finish at the Mesa Invitational

(Tucson, AZ)  The Pima Community College men’s golf team competed in its first tournament of the season on Sunday and Monday.

The Aztecs finished in fifth place in the final team standings of the Mesa Invitational held at the Dobson Ranch Golf Course. The Aztecs shot a two-day total of 590 (284-306). They shot a collective four-under par 284 after the first round. South Mountain Community College took first place with 529 (261-268).

The Aztecs finished eight strokes behind Paradise Valley Community College for third place.

Sophomore Diego Cueva-Schraidt (Sabino HS) shot a two-under par 70 after the first round but finished tied for 17th with a total of 147 (70-77).

Freshman Cody Goza (Blue Ridge HS) improved in his second round of play as he shot an even-par 72 as he tied for 20th with a 149 (77-72). Freshman Samuel Salisbury (Walden Grove HS) also shot a 149 (72-77) while freshman Matthew Fimbres (Cienega HS) tied for 23rd with a 150 (70-80).

The Aztecs will host the Pima Invitational on Feb. 18-19 at the Omni Tucson National Golf Course.

Courtesy of Pima Athletics

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