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Coastal Carolina Men's Golf Finishes 10th at Hayt Collegiate

Coastal Carolina will return to action Mar. 10-12 at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate

       

Roberto Ballesteros

Roberto Ballesteros

Feb. 25, 2014

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. - Coastal Carolina completed the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational with a final round 300 Tuesday and finished with a 54-hole score of 887 to place 10th in the 15-team field, played at the par-72, 6,966-yard Sawgrass Country Club.

The event featured five nationally-ranked teams, including three of the nation's top 13. Second-ranked Oklahoma State pulled away on Tuesday with a 5-under 282 and finished at 19-under 845 for the three rounds. The Cowboys were followed by #6 UCF (855) and #13 UAB (859). Tennessee, ranked 47th, finished three strokes ahead of Coastal and placed seventh (tied) while #27 Liberty finished four strokes behind the Chants and placed 12th.

Junior Andrew Dorn moved up six spots to finish in a tie for 21st after a final round 72. He was 2-over par for the tournament, shooting 74-72-72=218. Starting on the first hole, he was 2-under par at the turn with birdies on holes 2 and 9. After back-to-back bogeys on holes 12 and 13 brought Dorn back to level par, he birdied the par 3, 15th hole before dropping a shot on 17 to turn in his even par round. With back-to-back rounds of par to finish the Hayt Collegiate Dorn has now shot par or better in eight of his 18 rounds this season.

Senior Roberto Ballesteros jumped 10 spots on the final day as he turned in his second straight round of 1-over par 73. He finished tied for 27th with rounds of 77-73-73=223. On Tuesday, Ballesteros had four bogeys and three birdies with 11 pars for his 73.

Junior Ben Wheeler tied for 27th and was 3-over par for the 54 holes, finishing with rounds of 67-74-78=219. His round was marred Tuesday with a triple bogey on the par 5, 4th hole and double bogey on the par 4, 5th. On the other 16 holes, Wheeler was just 1-over par, posting two bogeys, a birdie and 13 pars.

Junior Peter Valasek and freshman Olle Widegren each tied for 62nd. Valasek had rounds of 75-76-78=229 while Widegren had rounds of 77-75-77=229.

Coastal Carolina will return to action Mar. 10-12 at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate. The event will be played in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico and is hosted by SMU.

John Hayt Collegiate Invitational
Feb. 23-25, 2014 - Host: North Florida
Sawgrass Country Club - Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
Par 72 - 6,966 yards

Team Results 1. #2 Oklahoma State 282 281 282 845 -19 2. #6 UCF 287 279 289 855 -9 3. #13 UAB 290 280 289 859 -5 4. North Texas 299 278 293 870 +6 5. Troy 300 290 288 878 +14 6. GRU Augusta 296 286 297 879 +15 7. #47 Tennessee 300 293 291 884 +20 North Florida 290 293 301 884 +20 9. Tulsa 298 288 299 885 +21 10. Coastal Carolina 293 294 300 887 +23 11. Louisville 297 290 302 889 +25 12. #27 Liberty 297 298 295 890 +26 13. Jacksonville 313 292 292 897 +33 14. Furman 300 303 303 906 +42 15. UNC Wilmington 309 294 308 911 +47

Individual Medalist 1. Greg Eason (UCF) 71 65 69 205 -11

Coastal Carolina Results T21 Andrew Dorn 74 72 72 218 +2 T27 Ben Wheeler 67 74 78 219 +3 T37 Roberto Ballesteros 77 73 73 223 +7 T62 Peter Valasek 75 76 78 229 +13 T62 Olle Widegren 77 75 77 229 +13