Red hot third round leads Spartans to victory at Sam Hall Intercollegiate
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – UNC Greensboro shot a blistering six-under par on Tuesday to rally from a four-shot deficit and coast to a five-shot win at the 2006 Sam Hall Intercollegiate.
The Spartans set a school-record with a 54-hole total of 845 and narrowly missed a school-mark for best team round at 278. Nick Baker finished tied for fourth at 209 after firing a final round 67, one off of his career best. His fourth place finish also tied the best of his career, equaling his at the 2003-04 Winthrop Waterford Invitational. J.D. Bass finished tied for 10th with an even-par score of 213.
The tournament victory was the 14th in the program’s history and the first sincem ironically, the Winthrop Waterford Invitational in the 2003-04 season. South Florida’s Justin Fetcho won the individual title with a score of 205 for a two-shot victory over Jacksonville State’s Daniel Willett.
The Sam Hall Invitational was the final match on UNCG’s fall slate. UNCG returns to action on February 17 when it faces High Point in the Carolina Cup match play competition.
TEAM SCORING: UNC Greensboro 845, Rhode Island 850, South Florida 851, Middle Tennessee State 853, Austin Peay 855, Louisiana Tech 855, New Orleans 863, Louisiana-Monroe 866, Jacksonville State 868, Troy 874, Arkansas State 882, Southern Mississippi 885.
INDIVIDUAL TOP 10: 1. Justin Fetcho (South Florida) 68-71-66=205; 2. Daniel Willett (Jacksonville State) 72-68-67=207; 3. Jesse Larson (Rhode Island) 71-69-68=208; T-4. Yoshio Yamamato (Austin Peay) 71-67-71=209; T-4. Nick Baker (UNCG) 71-71-67=209; T-6. Grant Leaver (Austin Peay) 72-68-70=210; T-6. Corey Bartlett (Louisiana Tech) 69-71-70=210; T-6. Nick Bailes (Middle Tennessee State) 69-69-72=210; 9. Chas Narramore (Middle Tennessee State) 71-68-73=212; T-10. J.D. Bass (UNCG) 72-70-71=213; T-10. Ben Spitz (Rhode Island) 68-68-77=213; Matt Snowden (Arkansas State) 71-69-73=213; Matthew Harvey (Louisiana Tech) 70-70-73=213; T-10. Paul Apyan (Southern Mississippi) 70-74-69=213.
OTHER UNCG GOLFERS: T-24. Nathan Stamey 72-75-69=216; T-24. Drew Younts 76-69-71=216; T-24. Kyle Stockton 71-71-74=216; T-24. Will Bowman (individual) 76-68-72.
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