Bucs Tie for Fifth at Furman IntercollegiateMarch 18, 2012
by CSU Sports Information
|Photo by Tim Andrews|
GREENVILLE, S.C. – A seventh place finish by Jacobo Pastor paced the Charleston Southern men’s golf team to a tie for fifth place at the Furman University Intercollegiate at the Paladins’ home course in Greenville, S.C., on Sunday.
Pastor recorded five birdies to shoot a 69 in the final round, going 74-69-69-212. His solid play over the final two rounds moved him from 13th place and into a tied for seventh at four under par. Coastal Carolina’s Sebastian Soderberg overtook Michigan’s Matt Thompson in the final round to earn the individual tile at 204 for 12 under.
No. 14 Clemson successfully defended its title for the third year in a row, taking first with an 838 for 26 under par. The Buccaneers tied for fifth place with a three-round total of 292-288-287-867 for three over par.
Ross Thomson shot 74-73-72-219, finishing three over par. He birdied twice each on the front and back nine to finish in 39th place. Teammate Will Pieper was a stroke behind in a tie for 44th place, shooting 71-75-74-220. He birdied three times across the final round to shoot four over.
In 48th place at five over par was David Denlinger, who carded a score of 78-71-71-221. He was followed by Choo Teck Ng at 17 over par. Ng finished at 73-82-78-233 for 18th place.
The Buccaneers will head to Greensboro, Ga., next weekend to compete at the Linger Longer. The event will be hosted by Kennesaw State at the Great Waters Golf Club on March 24 and 25. Related Item: Box Score