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Men's Golf Tied For Eighth After Two Rounds Of Suntrust Gator Invitational

       

Men's Golf Tied For Eighth After Two Rounds Of Suntrust Gator Invitational

         GAINESVILLE, FLA. -- Coastal Carolina men's golf is tied for eighth through 36 holes of the 2008 SunTrust Gator Invitational, Feb. 9. The two-day, 54-hole tournament is the spring opener for the Chanticleers and is being played at the Mark Bostick Golf Course (Par 70 - 6,701 yards) at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla.          The Chanticleers were consistent, firing three-over 283 in each round played Saturday, finishing at 6-over 566 and sitting in a tie with Wake Forest. Host Florida is at 18-under 542, 12 shots ahead of Florida State in second place at 554. UAB is in third at 556.          Coastal, playing with one junior, two sophomores and two freshmen in the lineup, is led by freshman Tripp McAllister, who is tied for sixth at 4-under 136 after a pair of 2-under 68s. Junior Cameron Hooper is next for the Chants at 1-over 141 after a 73 in the opening round but rallying with a 2-under 68 in the second 18. Andrew Loupe of LSU is leading individually at 7-under 133, one shot ahead of Jonas Blixt of Florida State and Billy Horschel of Florida.          The tournament wraps up on Sunday, Feb. 10, with the Chants going off No. 1 starting at 8 am with Wake Forest and South Alabama.   Team Results                                                  Scores  1.   Florida                                           269-273=542  2.   Florida State                                 278-276=554  3.   UAB                                               276-280=556  4.   Mississippi                                    280-281=561  5.   LSU                                                283-279=562  6.   Mississippi State                          288-275=563  7.   South Alabama                            283-282=565  8.   Wake Forest                                 288-278=566         Coastal Carolina                        283-283=566 10. Georgia Southern                        287-282=569 11. Duke                                              289-281=570         North Florida                                284-286=570 13. Georgia State                               290-290=580             14.       South Florida            291-294=585   Individual Results (Top 5 Plus Coastal)     1. Andrew Loupe (LSU)                      68-65=133     2. Jonas Blixt (Florida State)              67-67=134          Billy Horschel (Florida)                   67-68=135     3. Zach Sucher (UAB)                         68-67=135          Bank Vongvanij (Florida-Ind.)        68-67=135    t6. Tripp McAllister (Coastal)            68-68=136 t27. Cameron Hooper (Coastal)         73-68=141 t36. Dan Obremski (Coastal)               68-75=143 t57. David Dannelly (Coastal)             74-73=147             t61.     Sam Lyons (Coastal)         74-74=148