VICTOR, Idaho – South Dakota State finished in a tie for sixth at the Battle in the Tetons, hosted by Weber State at the 7,373-yard, par-72 Teton Springs.
The Jackrabbits closed with a 295 on Tuesday for a three-round tally of 889.
Wyoming – led by medalist Kamrin Allen – rallied to defend its 2012 team title, shooting a tournament-best, 11-under-par 277 in the final round. The Cowboys’ 54-hole total was 7-under 857.
Utah Valley (285) dropped to second at 862. Southern Utah (285) was third at 873, Utah State (284) fourth at 880 and Weber State (296) fifth at 885. Valparaiso (292) tied for sixth with SDSU.
Allen went low again Tuesday to claim medalist honors, firing a 5-under 67 to finish at 6-under 210 overall. He opened with a 77 but bounced back with a 66 in Monday’s second round.
Utah Valley’s Brayden Eriksen (71) was second at 212. Wyoming’s Eddie Stewart (73), Southern Utah’s Jake Holt (71) and Valparaiso’s Peter Webb (71) also broke par, tying for third at 2-under 214.
Four golfers, including South Dakota State’s Hudson Carpenter, tied for sixth at even par. Carpenter, who entered the day tied for the lead with Eriksen and Stewart, fired a final-round 75 to post 216.
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