Men’s golf earns top ten finish at MSU
UE ties for 9th place
In the final round of the Murray State Invitational, the Purple Aces men’s golf team shot a team score of 301, coming home in a tie for 9th place at Miller Memorial Golf Course.
Tyler Gray finished at the top of the University of Evansville squad. Gray carded a 77 on Tuesday, finishing with a 215 over the three rounds of play. He tied for 18th.
Matthew Ladd, Noah Reese and Cameron Weyer each finished final round with scores of 75. Ladd led the trio, earning a tie for 25th place with a 218. Reese was behind him, notching a 3-round final of 225 to tie for 51st.
Jessie Brumley hit a 76 on Tuesday, coming in one behind Reese in the final standings with a 226. Weyer’s final day tally saw him tie for 70th place with a final of 230.
Gabe Rohleder and Robert Waggoner competed as individuals. Rohleder totaled 77 strokes in Tuesday’s round, tying for 44th with a 223. Waggoner had the low score of the day for the Aces, posting a 74 on his way to a total of 229.
Murray State took top team honors, defeating UT Martin by six strokes. The Racers’ total of the three rounds of play finished at 850 while the Skyhawks checked in six shots behind. Western Illinois and Morehead State tied for third place with finals of 859.
Evansville’s total finished at 882. That was good for a 9th-place tie with Green Bay.
Hunter Richardson of UTM was the medalist. His score on Tuesday finished at an even 71 with his total at 203 as he won by four shots over Avery Edwards of Murray State.
It is a quick turnaround for UE as they play on Saturday and Sunday at the Raising Canes Intercollegiate in Richmond, Ky.