ARROYO GRANDE, Calif. — Utah State's golf team posted a 1-1 record at the Cal Poly-hosted Match Play Challenge on Monday with a 3.5-1.5 opening-round win against Southern Utah, before losing to UC Irvine in the second round, 4.0-1.0.

In the opening-round win against SUU, freshman Cameron Tucker won his match against Hayden Plewe, 5&4; junior Hayden Eckert won his match against Ryker Smith, 5&3; and sophomore Colten Cordingley won his match against Austin Jaramillo, 4&2; while junior Chase Lansford halved his match against Ali Hameed and sophomore Andy Hess lost his match against Jake Vincent, 4&3.

In the match against UCI, Hess was the only Aggie to record a win as he defeated Ramiz Jamal, 2&1. In other matches, Lansford lost to Anthony Truong, 5&4; Tucker lost to Chris Casey, 2&1; Eckert lost to Nate Irwin, 4&3; and Cordingley lost to Matt Gunson, 3&2.

Utah State will conclude play at the Cal Poly Match Play Challenge on Tuesday, March 26 against Sacramento State.

Utah State def. Southern Utah – 3.5-1.5

1. Jake Vincent (SUU) def. Andy Hess (USU) – 4&3

2. Chase Lansford (USU) half Ali Hameed (SUU) – Half

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3. Cameron Tucker (USU) def. Hayden Plewe (SUU) – 5&4

4. Hayden Eckert (USU) def. Ryker Smith (SUU) – 5&3

5. Colten Cordingley (USU) def. Austin Jaramillo (SUU) – 4&2

UC Irvine def. Utah State – 4.0-1.0

1. Andy Hess (USU) def. Ramiz Jamal (UCI) – 2&1

2. Anthony Truong (UCI) def. Chase Lansford (USU) – 5&4

3. Chris Casey (UCI) def. Cameron Tucker (USU) – 2&1

4. Nate Irwin (UCI) def. Hayden Eckert (USU) – 4&3

5. Matt Gunson (UCI) def. Colten Cordingley (USU) – 3&2