Alabama Wins Hillman Robbins Memorial
Oct. 3, 2000
Memphis, TN - Memphis, TN - The Alabama Crimson Tide golf team, which led the Hillman Robbins Memorial Intercollegiate Golf Tournament by nine strokes going into the final round, posted the day's low round at 291 and increased their winning margin to 14 strokes over second place finisher Florida Southern College.
Conference USA had a strong showing in the 2000 Hillman Robbins with South Florida taking the third place trophy and Marquette coming in in the number four position.
Alabama's Nick Rousey, who was tied for the individual lead after two rounds, fired an even par 72 in the final round but lost medalist honors to Brett Hitchcock of South Florida. Hitchcock turned in a one under par round of 71 to better Rousey by one stroke. The senior from USF finished this year's event with a six under par score of 210. Jan Are Larsen of Alabama placed fourth at two under par 214.
The U of M Tiger golf team turned in a final round score of 304 and finished in tenth place. Memphis senior Jason Wyatt tied for 17th with a score of 224. The Tigers' Michael Prieur tied for 19th at 225.