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Millard ties for fifth at Rod Myers

Blue Raiders finish 10th

October 11, 2010 · Athletic Communications

DURHAM, N.C. - Senior Jason Millard shot a 1-under par 71 on Monday to tie for fifth at the Rod Myers Invitational while Middle Tennessee had a disappointing final day to place 10th in a field loaded with ranked teams.

The Blue Raiders recorded a 300 in the final round on the par 72, 7,136-yard Duke Golf Club course to slip from sixth place.

No. 13 Iowa shot even par to finish 13-under par and win the event by five strokes over No. 14 N.C. State. Charlotte finished third with an 860 while Michigan had an 861 to take fourth. Host Duke rallied with a 285 for the best round of the day to grab fifth.

Millard was steady for the entire tournament with two rounds under par to finish 3-under for the 54-hole event. Millard, who was 5-under on the par 5s, had a 213 total which was just two shots from the overall lead.

Brad Simons carded a 75 on Monday for a 224 total and finished tied for 41st. Simons led the Blue Raiders and ranked tied for sixth in the field with 12 birdies for the tournament.

Hunter Green and Jordan Jennings tied for 44th with scores of 225. Green fired a 76 on Monday while Jennings turned in an 82.

Brett Patterson had a 78 to tie for 55th with a 227.

The Blue Raiders will play their final tournament of the fall season at the David Toms Invitational on Oct. 18-19. The tournament will take place at the Country Club of Louisiana in Baton Rouge.

TEAM SCORES
1 13 Iowa -13 277 286 288 851
2 14 North Carolina State -8 283 286 287 856
3 41 Charlotte -4 285 287 288 860
4 31 Michigan -3 282 293 286 861
5 11 Duke +2 291 290 285 866
6 Minnesota +10 288 294 292 874
7 30 Tulsa +11 295 284 296 875
8 UNCG +12 298 279 299 876
9 East Tennessee St. +13 296 291 290 877
10 Middle Tennessee +15 288 291 300 879
11 Rice University +27 297 301 293 891
12 VCU +32 301 299 296 896

MT SCORES
T5 Jason Millard (1) 69 73 71 213
T41 Brad Simons (4) 77 72 75 224
T44 Hunter Green (2) 73 76 76 225
T44 Jordan Jennings (5) 71 72 82 225
T55 Brett Patterson (3) 75 74 78 227

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