MELBOURNE, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's golf team opened its spring slate with a fourth-place team finish at the Titan Winter Invitational.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 4th, 893 strokes (294-297-302)
Team Champion: Eastern Florida State College, 863 strokes
Location: Suntree Country Club, Classic Course | Melbourne, Fla.
Host: Eastern Florida State College
Total Rounds: 3
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- Jacques Celestino | 5th overall, 217
- Nate Kosarich | 21st overall, 225
- Robert Montagnino | 35th overall, 228
- Gray Barnes | 37th overall, 229
- Hogan Bendert | 60th overall, 239
- This marks the second time of 2018-19 where Celestino was the top Spartan golfer.
- An opening round 69 by Celestino went down as the top round for a Spartan and lone sub-70 round.
- Celestino finished in the top-10 for the second time this season after placing ninth at the Miami Intercollegiate.
- The lone individual for Rick Christie's Spartans was Patrick Montagnino, who finished 51st overall with a three-round score of 235.
- A total of 13 teams competed.
- The individual champion was Central Alabama Community College's Caleb O'Toole, who shot a 211 to win by two strokes.
- Joining UT from the Sunshine State Conference was Embry-Riddle (9th).
Tampa is back in action on February 25-26 at the Saint Leo Invitational at Lake Jovita Golf Course in Dade City, Fla.
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