Men's Golf Finishes in Sixth Place at Austin Peay, Ted Moon Ties for Sixth

Men's Golf Finishes in Sixth Place at Austin Peay, Ted Moon Ties for Sixth

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – The Belmont men's golf team finished in sixth place at the F&M Bank Intercollegiate held this week at The Links of Novadell in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

The Bruins shot a team score of 289 in Tuesday's final round to move up two spots to sixth place with a 54-hole score of 865.  Host Austin Peay won the team title with a score of 839, while Jacksonville State placed second at 848.

Two Bruins finished among the top-25.  Freshman Ted Moon, who shot a one-under 71 on Tuesday, posted his second top-10 finish of the fall season.  He finished tied for sixth with a score of 211.  Fellow freshman Adam Sanders tied for 23rd place after carding a 215 for 54-holes.  Other Belmont tournament scores include: junior Elliott Wickenden (T-33rd, 217), sophomore Ben Simpson (T-66th, 224), and freshman Carson Ward (T-66th, 224).  Freshman Chris Thurman, competing as an individual, tied for 70th place after shooting a score of 225 for 54-holes.

Marco Item of Austin Peay won the individual title in a playoff with Samford's Drew Aimone.  Both golfers finished the tournament with a 208.

This tournament wraps up the fall season for the Bruins.  In five events this fall, they posted four top-10 finishes.  The squad will kickoff its 2012 spring season on March 5-6 at the Samford intercollegiate.

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