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Cochran's sizzling 66 paces Blue Raider golfers

Team turns in second-lowest round of day at Squire Creek Classic

October 14, 2008 · MT Athletic Communications
RUSTON, La. - Rick Cochran shot a career-low 66 in the third round to cap a strong showing at the LA Tech/Squire Creek Classic and finish tied for sixth overall with a 6-under 210 for the 54-hole event.

Cochran's solid play highlighted an impressive final-round showing for the Blue Raiders, whose team total 282 was the second best round of the day. Middle Tennessee climbed to eighth in the final standings after a slow start Monday.

Cochran put together his second straight noteworthy outing to lead the Blue Raiders while sophomore Jason Millard also continued his good work. Millard was even for the tournament after shooting 1-over 73 in the final round. He finished tied for 19th overall.

Chas Narramore played Tuesday's final round at even and was 1-under over the final two rounds after a slow start. He tied for 30th overall with a 219. Kent Bulle also improved with each round, shooting 1-over in the second round and 1-under in the final round to tie for 39th overall with a 221. Craig Smith tied for 68th with 226 for the three rounds.

LA Tech/Squire Creek Classic
Par-72
Final Team Results

1 New Orleans 292-275-286 853 -11*
2 LSU 286-281-286 853 -11
3 Mississippi 291-284-281 856 -8
4 Louisville 284-288-287 859 -5
5 Louisiana-Lafayette 290-284-288 862 -2
5 Nevada 295-279-288 862 -2
7 Southern Miss 297-278-288 863 -1
8 Middle Tennessee 295-287-282 864 E
9 Southeastern La. 292-285-289 866 +2
10 Arkansas State 293-288-293 874 +10
10 UALR 299-279-296 874 +10
12 Louisiana Tech 294-291-290 875 +11
13 UT-Arlington 296-293-290 879 +15
14 Nebraska 287-300-295 882 +18
15 South Alabama 305-293-291 889 +25
16 ULM 304-300-302 906 +42
* Won playoff

8 MT Team Scores (864)
T6 Rick Cochran 72-72-66 210 -6
T19 Jason Millard 70-73-73 216 E
T30 Chas Narramore 76-71-72 219 +3
T39 Kent Bulle 77-73-71 221 +5
T68 Craig Smith 80-71-75 226 +10

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