Meth, Pacific sweep Nick Watney Invitational

Byron Meth of Pacific claimed the individual title and the Tigers cruised to a 20-stroke victory over host Fresno State in the Nick Watney Invitational at Sunnyside Golf Course in Fresno.

Meth, a senior from San Diego who is the reigning West Coast Conference champion and captured the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship during the summer, posted a score of 70-65-71–206, 10-under-par, to edge Mitchell Martin of Cal Poly SLO, who finished at 70-69-68–207.

Steven Molumby of Cal State Northridge totaled 70-67-72–209 and tied for third with Carlos Briones of Santa Clara, who shot 71-70-68–209, and Matt Lee of Pacific, who came in at 68-71-70–209.

SangJae Maeng of Pacific was sixth at 69-69-72–210, followed by Pete Fernandez of UC Irvine at 70-69-72–211 and Justin Avery of Fresno State at 69-71-72–212.

Robert Parden of Sacramento State shot 71-72-70–213 and tied for ninth with Brett Wilson of Grand Canyon, who wound up at 74-69-70–213.

Pacific carded a score of 281-270-287–838, 26-under-par, to give rookie coach Chris Hill his first victory.

Fresno State was second at 281-287-290–858, while UC Irvine totaled 282-289-289–860 to tie for third with Cal Poly SLO, which finished at 293-282-285–860, and Santa Clara, which came in at 285-290-285–860.

Cal State Northridge was sixth at 287-288-288–863, followed by Sacramento State at 288-295-281–865, Grand Canyon at 291-288-287–866, UC Riverside at 296-290-283–869 and Cal State Bakersfield at 290-289-300–879.

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