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Pirates Tied For Fourth At Bayou City Championships

Go Tigers! Grayson Murray
Go Tigers!
Grayson Murray
Go Tigers!

Feb. 22, 2013

Bayou City Collegiate Championships First Round Results Get Acrobat Reader

HUMBLE, Texas --- The East Carolina men's golf team is tied for fourth-place after one round of play at the Bayou City Collegiate Championships held at the Redstone Golf Club.

The Pirates carded a 2-over par 290 in Friday's first round to put themselves five shots behind 2012 NCAA Men's Golf Champion and tournament leader Texas at 3-under 285. Baylor sits one stroke behind the Longhorns in second-place at 2-under 286, followed by Charlotte in third at 1-over 289. Chattanooga and Texas-Arlington are tied with ECU for fourth.

Freshman Grayson Murray posted a 2-under 70 Friday to put him into a tie for ninth-place, three shots behind individual leader Brax McCarthy of Texas. Juniors Eric Bray and Ryan Eibner are six shots back of McCarthy in a tie for 27th-place after each carded a 1-over 73 in round one. Senior Zach Edmondson finished one stroke back of his junior teammates at 2-over, tied for 41st. Freshman Jacob Hicks finished at 7-over 79.

The tournament continues Saturday morning with the second round. ECU will tee off No. 1, beginning at 10:45 a.m. CT, Saturday, with Hicks. From there, the lineup continues with Edmondson (10:54 a.m.), Eibner (11:03 a.m.), Brady (11:12 a.m.) and Murray (11:21 a.m.). The Pirates will be playing alongside Chattanooga and UT-Arlington.

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