Pomona-Pitzer sophomore Conor Rooney finished tied for 37th place at the NCAA National Championships at the Mission Inn Golf Resort in Howey-In-The-Hills, Florida.
Rooney ended day four in a four-way tie for 37th with a final overall score of 302 after he shot a 77 in day four. Rooney started the tournament with back to back scores of 75 (+3) in the first two rounds, which sent him into a playoff with two other golfers competing for the final two spots to advance to the final two rounds of the NCAA Tournament.
It took four playoff holes to decide the final spot but Rooney parred the par-four on the fourth hole which allowed him to survive the sudden death playoff and advance to the final two days of the tournament.
Rooney kept up his consistent play as the shot his third-straight score of 75 in round three, which landed him in a tie for 29th overall heading into the fourth and final day.
"Conor played steady and hung in there all week long," said Head Coach Bernie Walker. "I am very proud of his performance and how he represented our program throughout the entire tournament."