Men's Golf Finishes Third At Bradford Creek Intercollegiate
April 3, 2007
GREENVILLE, N.C. --- Barton College's Nick Nosewicz shot a four-under 68 Tuesday and finished with an 11-under 205 (67-70-68) to claim individual medalist honors at the 2007 Bradford Creek Intercollegiate. The tournament was held at the 7,151-yard, par 72 Bradford Creek Golf Course.
Radford took home the team title with a three round total of 17-under 847 (286-279-282), one stroke ahead of second place Furman (286-281-281=848).
Host East Carolina finished in third place with a 54-hole team score of nine-under 855 (295-272-288). Barton placed fourth with a seven-under 857 (285-289-283) followed by Kennesaw State with a six-under 858 (288-292-278).
ECU freshman Tripp Brizendine recorded the best finish of his career as he shot an eight-under 208 (66-71-71) to earn a tie for second place. Villanova's Steve Arnold (72-68-68) and Radford's Hampton Ballard (72-68-68) joined Brizendine as runners-up.
In addition to Brizendine, the Pirates had three other players earn top 10 finishes. Senior Robin Smith and juniors Chris Ault and Andre Thorsen tied for seventh place with a four-under 212. Smith shot a two-under 70 on the final 18, while Ault and Thorsen each fired a one-over 73.
Freshman Tanner Briele carded a three-over 219 for the event to tied for 33rd. Senior Philip Reale shot a five-over 221 to place tied for 44th with sophomore Markus Leandersson and junior Anthony Reale one stroke behind in 48th.
The Pirates will next compete at the Conference USA Championships beginning April 29 at the Texarkana Country Club in Texarkana, Ark.