March 18, 2012
FURMAN, S.C.- The Marshall University men’s golf team posted a season-best score of 880 to finish 11th of 21 teams at the 2012 Furman Intercollegiate golf tournament on Sunday afternoon.
The three day event teed-off on Friday, and after ending round one in 14th place with a score of 295, the Thundering Herd managed to move up three spots in the next two rounds to end the tournament with a score of 880 that tied the team for 11th place.
The Clemson Tigers won the tournament for the third consecutive year with a record 26-under 838, and Coastal Carolina’s Sebastian Soderberg claimed first place individual honors with a 12-under score of 204. Francis Marion finished tied in 11th with Marshall, while host side Furman finished in 12th with a score of 885, and Purdue finished one spot above the Herd in 10th with a three round mark of 877. Temple University ended the tourney in last place with a plus-88 tally of 952.
Senior Co-Captain Bosten Miller was once again the individual leader for the Herd, shooting scores of 70, 74, and 73 to finish tied in 25th with a plus-1 score of 217. Junior Nathan Kerns and sophomore Brian Anania weren’t far behind with scores of 218 that left them tied for 29th. Sophomore Jeremy Rogers finished tied for 76th with a 227, freshman Tas Sipowski in 118th with a 237, and senior Carson Schambach – competing as an individual – tied for 120th with a three round score of 241.
Head Coach Joe Feaganes
will no doubt be pleased with his side’s improvement as he looks to guide the team to further success in the final season of his 40-year career. The Herd’s next opportunity will arrive this coming weekend when the squad heads to Florida Atlantic University for the Spring Break Classic on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.