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Blue Raiders Finish 9th; Williams Cards a 67

March 25, 2003 · MT Media Relations

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Middle Tennessee men's golf team fired the third best score of the day in round three to finish ninth overall at the Chenal Trojan Cup Golf Tournament. The Blue Raiders, who moved up three positions in the final analysis, registered a 287 on Tuesday to finish with an 891 aggregate at the par 72 Chenal Country Club course.

 

Host Arkansas-Little Rock won the event with an 861 followed by South Alabama at 871. Jacksonville State was third (873), while Denver came in fourth with an 878.

 

Senior Patrick Williams matched his career-best round of 67 on the final day to tie for 17th overall with a 220. Charlie Gibson had an even par 72 to finish with a 222 and in a tie for 27th.

 

Carter Henderson tied for 37th with a 225 and closed with an even par 72 in the final round. Blake Bivens had a 228 to tie for 48th, while Josh Nelms tied for 80th with a 238.

 

The Blue Raiders will head to Jacksonville, AL, next Monday and Tuesday for the Amoco-Ultimate Intercollegiate.

 

 

TEAM SCORES

1   Arkansas-Little Rock     288  287  286    861       

2   South Alabama, U. of     292  288  291    871        

3   Jacksonville St.         293  294  286    873        

4   Denver, U. of            295  288  295    878       

5   Lamar University         300  292  289    881      

6   Southern Mississippi     294  288  301    883      

North Texas, U. of       296  295  292    883      

8   Southeastern La. U.      294  291  304    889       

9   Middle Tennessee      299  305  287    891       

10   Texas-San Antonio        296  301  295    892      

11   Sam Houston St. U.       299  302  304    905      

12   Arkansas State U.        298  305  303    906       

13   Louisiana Tech Univ.     320  293  297    910       

Texas-Arlington          301  305  304    910     

15   Louisiana-Monroe         305  299  308    912      

16   Stephen F. Austin St     313  295  315    923      

17   New Mexico State U.      317  300  314    931        

18   Oral Roberts Univ.       316  303  313    932

 

 

MT SCORES

T17. Patrick Williams 73   80   67    220 

T27. Charlie Gibson   73   77   72    222

T37. Carter Henderson 78   75   72    225

T48. Blake Bivens     78   74   76    228

T80. Josh Nelms       75   79   84    238                

 

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