GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Freshman Andrew Paulson finished tied for 23rd place with an 8-over par 224 (74-74-76) to lead Utah State at the Washington State-hosted Snowman Getaway held here at the Palm Valley Golf Club Monday and Tuesday.

Utah State finished in seventh place in the 16-team field with a 34-over 898 (301-305-292) after starting the day in 10th. During its final round, USU shot a 4-over 292, which was the sixth-best team score in the field. USU’s seventh-place team finish is also its best tournament finish this year, in this its seventh event.

Missouri-Kansas City won the team championship with a 13-over 877 (288-304-285), while UCLA’s Mario Clemens took medalist honors with an 8-under 208. Clemens competed in the tournament as an individual.

Paulson, a freshman from Sandy, carded a final round 4-over 76 after beginning the tournament with a 2-over 74 during his first 18 holes, followed by another 74 during his second round.

Freshman Tanner Jenson (Parker, Colo.) finished the tournament tied for 29th with a 9-over 225 (79-72-74), while freshman Brennan Coburn (Layton) tied for 40th with an 11-over 227 (77-81-69) after carding his best collegiate round during his final 18 holes Tuesday with a 3-under 69.

Sophomore Tanner Higham (Shelley, Idaho) tied for 44th with a 12-over 228 (71-83-74), and senior Chanse Godderidge (Smithfield) tied for 68th with an 18-over 234 (81-78-75).

Utah State returns to action on Thursday, Mar. 22 when it travels to Arroyo Grande, Calif., to compete in the Cal Poly Intercollegiate.

TEAM RESULTS

1. Missouri-Kansas City – 288-304-285 --- 877 (+13) 2. Missouri State – 292-303 - 283 --- 878 (+14) 3. UNC-Greensboro – 296-305-289 --- 890 (+26) 4. British Columbia – 284-312-295 --- 891 (+27) 4. St. John’s – 293-307-291 --- 891 (+27) 7. UTAH STATE – 301-305-292 --- 898 (+34)

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

1. Mario Clemens*, UCLA – 66-73-69 --- 208 (-8) 1. Jay Hwang*, UCLA – 68-71-70 --- 209 (-7) 3. Colin Chapman, UNC-Greensboro – 69-71-73 --- 213 (-3) 4. Mason Casper, Utah Valley – 70-75-70 --- 215 (-1) 4. Jay Mulieri, Loyola (Md.) – 70-74-71 --- 215 (-1) 4. Matt Pinizzotto*, UCLA – 72-73-70 --- 215 (-1)

UTAH STATE INDIVIDUAL RESULTS

T23. Andrew Paulson – 74-74-76 --- 224 (+8) T29. Tanner Jenson – 79-72-74 --- 225 (+9) T40. Brennan Coburn – 77-81-69 --- 227 (+11) T44. Tanner Higham – 71-83-74 --- 228 (+12) T68. Chanse Godderidge – 81-78-75 --- 234 (+18)

* = Individuals

Doug Hoffman is the assistant athletic director for Utah State University Athletic Media Relations.