PALM HARBOR, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's golf team moved up two spots in the final round to finish ninth overall at the USCB Innisbrook Invitational.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 9th, 919 strokes, +67 (301-313-305)
Team Champion: University of Northwestern Ohio, 872 strokes (+20)
Location: Innisbrook Resort, Copperhead Course | Palm Harbor, Fla.
Host: University of South Carolina-Beaufort
Total Rounds: 3
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- Jacques Celestino | 27th overall, 227 (+14)
- Gray Barnes | 31st overall, 228 (+15)
- Nate Kosarich | 43rd overall, 231 (+18)
- Robert Montagnino | 47th overall, 233 (+20)
- Unai Beitia | 60th overall, 239 (+26)
- Playing in his first tournament as a Spartan, Hogan Bendert matched Celestino as the top Spartan with a 227.
- Bendert, a junior transfer, also carded the best round for a UT golfer with a 72 in the second round on Monday.
- Other individuals for head coach Rick Christie included Steve Cacchio (56th, 237), Patrick Montagnino (56th, 237) and Nick DiMarco (66th, 243).
- A total of 13 teams competed.
- Northwestern Ohio's Tom Froom was the top individual golfer with a three-round score of 213 (E).
- Tampa was the lone school from the Sunshine State Conference.
Tampa competes at the Miami Intercollegiate on October 22-23 at Doral Golf Club.
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