MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's golf team met a field of several nationally-ranked opponents in its final regular-season contest as the Spartans were 15th at The Battle at the Shores.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 15th, 924 strokes, +72 (299-312-313)
Team Champion: Florida Southern, 839 strokes (-13)
Location: Normandy Shores Golf Club | Miami Beach, Fla.
Host: Barry University
Total Rounds: 3
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- Nate Kosarich | 51st overall, 227 (+14)
- Robert Montagnino | 61st overall, 231 (+18)
- Jacques Celestino | 71st overall, 235 (+22)
- Spencer Olson | 71st overall, 235 (+22)
- Alex Hellewell | 77th overall, 236 (+23)
- Kosarich finished as the top UT golfer for the first time this season.
- A first-round 71 by Montagnino went down as the top round for the Spartans.
- Kosarich, Celestino and Montagnino each shot under 80 in all three rounds.
- Head coach Rick Christie did not register any individuals.
- A total of 18 teams competed.
- A pair of Florida Southern teammates, John Coultas and John VanDerLaan, tied for first with a 205 (-8).
- Joining Tampa, team champion Florida Southern and host Barry from the Sunshine State Conference were Lynn (2), Nova Southeastern (3), Barry (4), Florida Tech (6), Embry-Riddle (11), Palm Beach Atlantic (13) and Eckerd (18).
Tampa will compete at the 2018 Sunshine State Conference Championships on April 21-24 at Grande Oakes Golf Club in Davie, Fla.
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