UNCG moves up to 15th on final day at Squire Creek
CHOUDRANT, La. - UNC Greensboro improved by 10 shots on its two rounds from yesterday with a final round 296, moving up to 15th at the Louisiana Tech / Squire Creek Classic.
Sophomore Colin Chapman carded an even-par 72 for the team's low round of the day. Freshman Robert Hoadley, who shot a 72 in Monday's second round, finished off the tournament with a 73 in Tuesday's final round. UNCG finished with a team score of 908 in the tournament.
Southeastern Louisiana's Cedric Scotto held on to win the individual title by one shot over the New Orleans duo of Ken Looper and Sebastian Szirmak. Scotto shot a 72 on Tuesday to finish the tournament at six-under par 210.
Looper and Szirmak were good enough, however, to lead New Orleans to the team title. The Privateers' score of 854 was nine shots better than Southeastern Louisiana, which finished second.
UNCG returns to action on October 19 at the Georgetown Intercollegiate in Beallsville, Md.
TEAM SCORING: New Orleans 854, Southeastern Louisiana 863, Middle Tennessee State 867, Rice 869, Sam Houston State 879, Louisiana Tech 882, South Alabama 882, Stephen F. Austin 883, Jacksonville State 885, Southern Mississippi 886, UALR 887, Louisiana Tech Blue 887, Arkansas State 896, North Texas 899, UNCG 908, Troy 920.
Top 10: 1. Cedric Scotto (Southeastern Louisiana) 68-70-72=210; T-2. Ken Looper (New Orleans) 69-70-72=211; T-2. Sebastian Szirmak (New Orleans) 72-68-71=211; 4. Kent Bulle (Middle Tennessee State) 72-68-72=212; T-5. M. Etienee Bussieres (South Alabama) 70-74-69=213; T-5. Joel Thelen (Louisiana Tech "Blue") 71-71-71=213; T-5. Alvaro Arizabaleta (Southeastern Louisiana) 72-69-72=213; 8. Lloyd duPreez (Arkansas State) 71-73-70=214; T-9. Michael Buttacavoli (Rice) 74-70-72; T-9. Scott Kelly (Sam Houston State) 73-71-72=216; T-9. Fergal Rafferty (Sam Houston State) 73-73-70=216; T-9. Cody Santone (Louisiana Tech) 70-73-73=216; T-9. Jade Scott (Rice) 73-73-70=216; T-9. Horatio Leon (Southeastern Louisiana) 73-72-71=216.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-31. Robert Hoadley 76-72-73=221; T-44. Will Almand 74-77-74=225; T-47. Colin Chapman 79-75-72=226; 80. Justin Clement 80-82-77=239.
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