September 21, 2010

Broncos Place Sixth at UTA/Waterchase Invitational

FORT WORTH, Tex. – The Santa Clara University men's golf team placed sixth in the 18-team field Tuesday at the UTA/Waterchase Invitational in Fort Worth. Cory Mehl finished the event 3-under par and was among the tournament's top 5 players.

The Broncos got off to a great start, sitting in second place as a team after round one Monday but slipped four spots after rounds two and three. SCU carded team scores of 283, 291 and 298 to go 8-over par over the two days and 36-holes.

Among the field of 100, Santa Clara placed three golfers in the tournament's top 25. Senior Scott Travers was 2-over par and finished in a tie for 18th and sophomore Rick Lamb went 3-over after a final round 77 to drop to 24th.

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Santa Clara results:
T6 Santa Clara Univ. 283 291 298 872
T5 Cory Mehl 68 69 76 213
T18 Scott Travers 72 72 74 218
T24 Rick Lamb 68 74 77 219
T53 Scott Lamb 75 76 74 225
T56 Ronnald Monaco 76 76 74 226

Ind. Leaderboard (Top 10)

1 Derek Plucienski So. Miss. 68 65 76 209
2 Curtis Donahoe N. Texas 69 67 73 209
3 Armando Villarreal TX Wesley 65 68 77 210
4 Steven Lecuyer Cent. Ark. 72 71 69 212
T5 Michael Whitehead Rice 72 71 70 213
T5 Cory Mehl Santa Clara 68 69 76 213

T7 James Glenn SHSU 74 69 71 214
T7Clinton Shepard La. Tech 74 68 72 214
T9 Zack Fischer UTA 71 68 76 215
T9 Josh Jones N. Texas 69 70 76 215
T9 Nick Brown So. Miss. 71 69 75 215

Team Results
1 North Texas, U. of 276 280 288 844
2 Southern Mississippi 285 281 299 865
3 Louisiana Tech Univ. 295 286 286 867
4 Sam Houston St. U. 302 281 285 868
5 UT-Arlington 297 285 287 869
T6 Santa Clara Univ. 283 291 298 872

T6 UT-Arlington (Orange 293 289 290 872
8 Rice 298 281 295 874
9 Texas State Univer. 291 292 294 877
T10 Texas Wesleyan U. 294 289 297 880
T10 Central Arkansas 290 297 293 880
12 Wichita State Univ. 290 297 295 882
13 Nicholls State 295 291 304 890
14 Stephen F. Austin St 299 297 299 895
15 Southern Illinois U. 290 305 307 902
16 UTSA 299 298 307 904
17 Houston Baptist Univ 305 302 306 913
18 McNeese State Univ. 295 308 312 915
19 Texas Pan American 300 309 312 921