Tigers Finish Sixth at Mobile Bay Intercollegiate

Feb. 19, 2013

 

 

Team    Rounds Score
1 2 3 F
1. No. 27 Auburn 285 292 284 861 -3
2. No. 14 LSU 295 287 283 865 +1
3. No. 19 Illinois 290 297 283 870 +6
T4. No. 46 Mississippi St. 300 291 284 875 +11
T4. No. 23 Wake Forest 303 290 282 875 +11
6. Memphis 292 291 293 876 +12
7. No. 50 South Alabama 304 294 284 882 +18
8. Southern Miss 305 289 295 889 +25
9. No. 17 Vanderbilt 305 293 294 892 +28
10. No. 37 Kentucky 305 296 300 901 +37
11. Louisiana-Lafayette 309 296 300 905 +41
12. Middle Tennessee 311 301 295 907 +43
13. Louisiana Tech 308 306 295 909 +45
 14. Akron 306 315 299 920 +56
15. Illinois St. 303 312 308 923 +59
 16. Arkansas St. 308 311 307 926 +62
Memphis Leaders
1 2 3 F
T11 Thomas Perrot 78 70 70 218 +2
T13 Steve Lee 71 72 76 219 +3
T16 Grant Milner 71 76 73 220 +4
T27 Cory Gaylord 75 73 74 222 +6
T59 Will Pearson 75 76 81 232 +16

MOBILE, Ala. - The University of Memphis men's golf team took sixth in a competitive field at the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate with a 54-hole score of 876 (+12) to defeat three top-50 teams.

Memphis slipped at the very end of the third round with a 293 (+5) from fourth to sixth as No. 23 Wake Forest and No. 46 Mississippi State were under par in the final round to surge ahead of the Tigers. No. 27 Auburn took the team title with an 861 (-3) while No. 14 LSU was four strokes back at 865 (+1). No. 19 Illinois grabbed third with an 870 (+6) in front of Wake Forest and Mississippi State, who tied for fourth at 875 (+11).

Newcomer Thomas Perrot led Memphis, firing 2-under-par 70s in the final two rounds to make a sizeable jump in the leaderboard and finish with a 218 (+2) to tie for 11th in his second tournament as a Tiger. Steve Lee tied for 13th with a 219, one stroke in in front of Grant Milner, who tied for 16th. Cory Gaylord carded a score of 222 to tie for 27th while Will Pearson tied for 59th with a 232.

In the USA Individual Tournament, Alex Hoffman tied for fifth with a 36-hole score of 147 (+5) after a 5-over-par 76 in the second round today. John Luke Tyner moved up on the final day with a 72 to total 149 and tie for eighth.

Memphis will return to action on Mar. 4-5 for the Louisiana Classics in Lafayette at the Oakbourne Country Club.


 

 

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