Pirates Finish Fifth At Pirate Intercollegiate
April 6, 2008
GREENVILLE, N.C. --- St. John's (N.Y.) Keegan Bradley and Newberry's Ben Lown each carded a two round total of 138 (-6) to claim co-individual medalist honors Sunday at the Ironwood Pirate Intercollegiate held at the par 72, 7,102-yard Ironwood Golf & Country Club.
Bradley (72-66=138), who began the day four strokes out of the lead, carded the lowest round of the tournament by shooting six-under-par. Lown (69-69=138) entered the final round just one stroke off the lead and turned in his second consecutive round of three-under to claim a share of the individual medalist title.
Bradley's performance helped St. John's (294-278=572) win the team title by 10 strokes over Newberry (286-296=582). Francis Marion (295-288=583) finished in third place followed by Liberty (290-294=594) in fourth place.
The host East Carolina Pirates (295-290=595) finished in fifth place at nine-over-par. Junior Markus Leandersson (73-69=142) paced the Pirates at two-under to tie for fourth place. Junior Andre Thorsen (72-71=143) finished tied for seventh at one-under.
The tournament was reduced to a 36-hole event after rain forced play to be cancelled Saturday.
The Pirates will participate in the Wolfpack Invitational beginning on Friday, April 11, at the Riverdale Country Club in Wallace, N.C.