Tigers Place 11th at Bank of America Intercollegiate
April 8, 2008
MADISON, Miss. - The University of Memphis completed the Bank of America Intercollegiate on Tuesday, finishing in a tie for 11th place. The tournament was played at the Reunion Golf and Country Club at the University of Mississippi and hosted by the University of Mississippi. The Tigers shot a team total of 890 in three round event and tied with Southern Mississippi.
Senior Ian Rochester continued his steady play throughout this spring with a tie for fifth place finish. Rochester shot a three-under-par 213 for the tournament. Sophomore Brandon Bunn shot a 225 and senior Kyle Ritchie shot a 229. Senior Robbie Greenwell and junior Brad Benjamin notched 54-hole totals of 230 and 238 respectively.
Tennessee-Chattanooga won the tournament shooting a team score of 852 to finish four strokes ahead of LSU. Chattanooga and LSU entered the final round tied for first. Zach Sucher of UAB used a final round 68 to win the individual competition.
It will be a short turnaround for the Tigers as they will head to Wallace, N.C. to compete in the River Landing Intercollegiate hosted by North Carolina State University. The tournament will be played Friday-Sunday.