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Current and Former Thunderbirds to Compete in 119th Utah State Am

July 06, 2017
By SUU Strategic Communication

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CEDAR CITY, Utah - The 119th Utah State Amateur Championship will kick off on Monday, July 10 at Ogden Golf and Country Club and Hubbard Golf Course on Hill Air Force Base, with several current and former Thunderbirds in the field.

The majority of SUU's 2016-17 roster will be in competition in Ogden, with Bradley Collet, Fidel Concepcion, Ali Hameed, Humza Hameed, Christian Karren and Jake Vincent all set to compete.

Incoming Thunderbirds Austin Jaramillo, Tyler Jones and Ethan Gray, who have both signed to compete for Southern Utah University, are both in the field.

Former Thunderbird golfers Denny Job, Matt McArthur, Eric Nilsson and Brett Sampson are all in the field as well.

Former Southern Utah basketball players Ryan Brimley and Tyson Koehler will also be in the field of competitors, along with alum Dexter Edwards.

“It's exciting to have so many current and former players in the field this week,” SUU head coach Richard Church said. “It's always good to have that kind of representation and we look forward to seeing how everyone does in the competition.”

The event will run from the 10th until the 15th, which is when the final round will be played.

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