Men's Golf Falls to Eighth in Final Round at Old Waverly

April 9, 2013

 

 
 
 
Team    Rounds Score
1 2 3 F
1. *No. 28 Mississippi St 287 288 292 867 +3
2. UAB 286 290 291 867 +3
3. No. 48 South Alabama 283 299 294 876 +12
4. Southeastern Louisiana 294 296 290 880 +16
5. Cincinnati 284 308 296 888 +24
T6. Southern Miss 296 293 300 889 +25
T6. Georgia St 289 307 293 889 +25
8. Memphis 297 294 299 890 +26
9. Louisiana-Lafayette 301 303 289 893 +29
10. Louisiana Tech 299 298 297 894 +30
11. Ole Miss 304 288 305 897 +33
12. Middle Tennessee 312 305 294 911 +47
13. Rice 302 303 308 913 +49
 14. Arkansas St 315 309 305 929 +65
 *Won in a tiebreaker 
Memphis Leaders
1 2 3 F
T20 Will Pearson 74 72 76 222 +6
T25 Cory Gaylord 74 74 75 223 +7
T27 Thomas Perrot 73 74 77 224 +8
T27 Grant Milner 76 74 74 226 +8
 T34 Carlson Cox  78 74 74 226  +10
 T56  * John Luke Tyner 78 76 77 231  +15
 *Competing as an individual  

WEST POINT, Miss. - The University of Memphis men's golf team could not mount a comeback in the final round of the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship as the Tigers finished eighth with a three-round total of 890 (+26) to close out the team's regular season slate.

Will Pearson led the Tigers over the two-day event with a 6-over-par 222 after a 4-over-par 76 in the third round to tie for 20th. Cory Gaylord was one stroke back from Pearson to finish tied for 25th after a 75 on Tuesday. Grant Milner and Thomas Perrot also finished in the top 30 by tying for 27th with a 224. Milner tied his best round of the tournament with a 74 while Perrot finished with a 77 in the final round. Carlson Cox tied for 34th with a 226, carding a third-round score of 74.

John Luke Tyner competed as an individual during the tournament, tying for 56th with a 54-hole score of 231 following a 77 in the final round of play.

No. 28 Mississippi State and UAB tied for first with a 3-over-par 867, but MSU bested UAB in a tiebreaker to take the team crown. No. 48 South Alabama was nine strokes back at 876 to take third, while Southeastern Louisiana finished in fourth with a total of 880, eight strokes in front of fifth-place Cincinnati.

Memphis takes two weeks off before it heads to the Conference USA Championships at the Texarkana Country Club, Apr. 21-23, in Texarkana, Ark.


 

 

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