VERONA, N.Y. – The University of Delaware men's golf team improved two
spots on Monday to finish in 11th place as the Blue Hens opened their
2012 fall season this weekend at the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate.
Tournament host Missouri easily won the team title at the 13-squad
invitational with a three-round score of 842, while Louisville placed
second at 861. Memphis came in third at 866, while Central Connecticut
was fourth at 890 and IPFW rounded out the top five at 891.
After posting team rounds of 315 and 303 on Sunday, Delaware closed with
a 305 on Monday to finish with a three-round total of 923.
Blue Hen senior captain Ben Conroy led the Blue Hens by finishing in a
tie for 22nd place in the individual standings with an eight over par
75-72-75-222, after he fired a three over par 72 on Monday on the par
72, 7,105-yard Kaluhyat Course.
Delaware freshman Braden Shattuck had the best round of the day by a
Blue Hen, as he carded a two over par 74 during his final round to
improve 10 spots and finish in a tie for 35th place with a 12 over par
75-79-74-228. Sophomore Nîno Rosal also improved in the standings, as he
moved up five spots into a tie for 48th place after carding a four over
par 76 Monday to finish at 84-73-76-233, 17 over par.
UD junior Corey Wagner fired an eight over par 80 on Monday to finish in
59th place with a 26 over par 81-79-80-240, while sophomore Fraser
Graham shot a 16 over par 88 and ended up 72nd with a 92-87-88-267.
Jace Long of Missouri dominated the field, carding a 15 under par
66-66-69-201 to earn medalist honors by 10 strokes.
The Blue Hens are back in action this Saturday and Sunday when they
compete in the Navy Fall Classic, a tournament in which they have
claimed the team title in each of the last two years.
Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate Final Team Scores: 1. Missouri –
842; 2. Louisville – 861; 3. Memphis – 866; 4. Central Connecticut –
890; 5. IPFW – 891; 6. Villanova – 897; 7. Cleveland State – 900; 8.
Loyola-Chicago – 901; 9. Army – 910; 10. Canisius – 920; 11. Delaware –
923; 12. Cincinnati – 926; 13. Saint Peter's – 927.
Top 10 Individuals: 1. Jace Long (Missouri), 66-66-69-201; 2. Antoine
LeSaux (Louisville), 74-67-70-211; T3. Monte Mullen (Central
Connecticut), 74-71-70-215; T3. Will Pearson (Memphis), 73-72-70-215;
T3. Lexus Keoninh (Memphis), 75-72-68-215; T3. Hunter Kraus (Missouri),
70-74-71-215; 7. E.J. Tackett (IPFW), 75-71-70-216; T8. Emilio Cuartero
(Missouri), 68-75-74-217; T8. Drew Imel (IPFW), 71-75-71-217; T8. Henry
Tomlinson (Louisville), 70-72-75-217; T8. Robin Sciot-Siegrist
Delaware Golfers: T22. Ben Conroy, 75-72-75-222; T35. Braden Shattuck,
75-79-74-228; T48. Nîno Rosal, 84-73-76-233; 59. Corey Wagner,
81-79-80-240; 72. Fraser Graham, 92-87-88-267.