Men's Golf Finishes Eighth at Wolfpack Intercollegiate

Oct. 20, 2012

 

Team Rounds Score
1 2 3 F
1. No. 37 North Carolina 287 291 276 854 -10
2. East Carolina 292 285 287 864 E
3. North Carolina State 297 290 291 878 +14
4. Western Carolina 302 287 290 879 +15
5. Maryland 295 294 291 880 +16
6. Boston College 294 300 287 881 +17
7. UNCW 301 292 291 884 +20
8. Memphis 299 297 289 885 +21
9. Louisiana-Lafayette 300 296 300 896 +32
10. Campbell 297 299 302 898 +34
11. UNCG 299 304 301 904 +40
12. Rhode Island 308 304 305 917 +53
Memphis Leaders
1 2 3 F
T9 Will Pearson 72 73 71 216 E
T24 Steve Lee 75 75 71 221 +5
T40 Lexus Keoninh 75 76 73 224 +8
T46 Grant Milner 78 73 75 226 +10
T54 Cory Gaylord 77 77 74 228 +12

RALEIGH, N.C. - Despite a much-improved third round, the Memphis men's golf team could not overcome a rough first day at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate, finishing eighth with an 885 (+21) to conclude its fall season.

The Tigers fired a 289 (+1) in the final round for the fourth-best round score of the day. Junior Will Pearson led the Tigers throughout the two-day tournament, finishing in a tie for ninth with round scores of 72-73-71 for an even-par 216. Senior Steve Lee moved up the leaderboard in the final round by carding a 1-under-par 71 for a 221 (+5) total to tie for 24th.

Senior Lexus Keoninh shot a 1-over-par 73 in the third round for a 54-hole score of 224 (+8) to tie for 40th, while junior Grant Milner fired a 3-over-par 75 to total 226 (+10) and tie for 46th. Sophomore Cory Gaylord rounded out the Tigers team, finishing with a 2-over-par 74, his best round score of the tournament to tie for 54th with 228 (+12).

No. 37 North Carolina took the team title with 854 (-10), while East Carolina finished second at an even-par 864. Host North Carolina State finished in third with an 878 (+14), one stroke in front of Western Carolina. Maryland rounded out the top-five with an 880 (+16).

Memphis will open its spring schedule, Feb. 9-10, at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Fla.


 

 

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