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Men's golf places 11th at USF Invitational

Armstrong is top finisher for Raiders

March 5, 2013 · @MTAthletics

TAMPA, Fla. - Middle Tennessee wrapped up play at the USF Invitational on Tuesday and came away with an 11th place finish. The Blue Raiders had a 54-hole total of 903 at the Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club.

The Blue Raiders had rounds of 304-298-301 on the par 72, 7,060-yard course.

NC State won the event with an 860 total while South Carolina was one shot back in second at 861. Florida State finished third followed by South Florida and Virginia.

Lucas Armstrong led Middle Tennessee with a score of 223 to tie for 28th overall. Armstrong paced the Blue Raiders in the final round with a 74 and had five birdies.

Payne Denman tied for 41st with a 226, including a 75 on Tuesday, while Andrew Cho tied for 52nd with a 229.

Sam Thompson, who had a 75 in the final round, tied for 65th while Jordan Jennings tied for 68th.

The Blue Raiders will be back in action March 11-12 at the General Hacker Invitational at Murrells, Inlet, SC.

1 North Carolina State -4 F +5 287 280 293 860
2 South Carolina -3 F +3 287 283 291 861
3 Florida State -1 F -4 293 286 284 863
4 South Florida +9 F -5 296 294 283 873
5 Virginia +17 F +4 289 300 292 881
6 Mercer +19 F +8 289 298 296 883
7 Kentucky +20 F +14 295 287 302 884
8 Kennesaw State +21 F +2 300 295 290 885
9 Troy +28 F +3 304 297 291 892
10 Louisville +29 F +5 296 304 293 893
11 Middle Tennessee +39 F +13 304 298 301 903
12 Rice +45 F +20 300 301 308 909
13 Cincinnati +55 F +28 306 297 316 919
T14 Eastern Michigan +56 F +21 300 311 309 920
T14 Marquette +56 F +24 308 300 312 920
16 Wisconsin +60 F +23 310 303 311 924
17 DePaul +64 F +32 312 296 320 928

MT SCORES
T28 Lucas Armstrong (2) 76 73 74 223
T41 Payne Denman (1) 78 73 75 226
T52 Andrew Cho (3) 74 72 83 229
T65 Sam Thompson (5) 78 80 75 233
T68 Jordan Jennings (4) 76 81 77 234

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