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Blue Raider Golf Finishes Tied for Sixth at LSU Invitational

April 3, 2005 · MT Media Relations
BATON ROUGE, La. - Middle Tennessee men's golf finished tied for sixth place at the fifth-annual LSU Spring Invitational Sunday at the 72-par University Club.

The Blue Raiders shot a 295 in the final round of action in the 17-team tournament for a three-day total of 893. The mark equaled the team's best mark, which they shot in the first day of action.

Middle Tennessee also had two players, in Josh Nelms and Kenny Green, improve their standings individually. Nelms and Green each improved five spots, finishing 22nd, after being tied for 27th after two rounds of action, as both finished the tournament with a 223.

The Blue Raiders next action will be at the Sun Belt Championships at Port St. Lucie, Florida. The tournament is scheduled to run from April 18-20 at the PGA Golf Village.

Individual

T22 Josh Nelms 73 78 72 223

T22 Kenny Green 75 75 73 223

T36 Blake Bivens 71 79 75 225

T60 Jonathan Burns 76 74 79 229

T69 Nick Bailes 79 76 75 230

Team 1

Louisiana State U. 292 290 283 865

2 Lamar University 299 291 281 871

3 Jacksonville St. 304 295 290 889

4 Mississippi St. U. 298 302 290 890

UT-Arlington 292 303 295 890

6 Maryland, U. of 302 296 295 893

Louisiana-Lafayette 302 303 288 893

Middle Tennessee St. 295 303 295 893

South Alabama, U. of 294 302 297 893

10 Arkansas-Little Rock 292 313 293 898

Arkansas State U. 297 294 307 898

12 Furman University 293 308 299 900

Southeastern La. U. 303 297 300 900

14 Southern Mississippi 313 294 294 901

Tulane University 297 303 301 901

16 So. Florida, U. of 305 306 296 907

17 Memphis, U. of 311 314 296 921

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