Men's Golf Finishes Fifth At Furman Intercollegiate
March 25, 2007
Greenville, S.C. - Junior Andre Thorsen carded even-par round of 72 on the final 18 holes of the Furman Intercollegiate to lead the East Carolina men's golf team (288-293-303=884) to a fifth-place finish.
Virginia Tech (297-286-290=873) won the tournament, holding a four-stroke advantage over second-place Elon (287-299-291=877).
Elon's Jason Judy turned in a 69 on the final 18 holes to win the individual crown by three strokes. Judy ended play with a 211 (71-71-69). There was a three-way tie for second place as Jacksonville's Duncan Stewart, Rhode Island's Ben Spitz and Stuart Carrihill of Charleston Southern all carded totals of 214.
Thorsen, competing as an individual, had the Pirates' best finish in the tournament, carding a 217 (68-77-72) to finish in a tie for ninth place.
Senior Robin Smith shot a final round 77 en route to a three-round 219 and a tie for 15th place. Juniors Chris Ault and Martin Nicholls each carded a final round of 77 as well. Ault finished with a three-round total of 224, tied for 43rd, while Nicholls tallied a score of 229 to finish in 74th place.
ECU will return to action April 2-3, when it hosts the Bradford Creek Intercollegiate at the Bradford Creek Golf Course.