UNLV’s Eddie Olson Wins Conference Crown; Team Finishes Fifth

UNLV's Eddie Olson is one of many great players at the Masters of College Golf

Image April 26, 2008–The UNLV Rebel golf team finished fifth at the 2008 Mountain Conference Golf Championships, but sophomore Eddie Olson (pictured) won the tournament, and three Rebels were named to the All-Conference Team. Joining Olson–who fired a three-round total of 4-under par, 209 to win by three strokes–on the team were junior Seung-Su Han and senior Matt Kinsinger. The Rebel team led after round one of the tournament, but struggled to finish, something that usually doesn't happen to the team. UNLV Head Coach Dwaine Knight jnstills in his team that the final round should belong to the Rebels, but in this event the team shot a combined 292 total, good for only the sixth-best round of the day. The Rebels will learn their NCAA Regionals slot on Monday, May 5. Han and UNLV's Brett Kanda finished tied for 10th.

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