Men's Golf Wraps Up Play at Pinehurst Intercollegiate

March 19, 2008

PINEHURST, N.C. - The Marshall University men's golf team wrapped up play at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate on Tuesday with a 54-hole score of 943 to finish 18th against a strong field at Pinehurst No. 8.

Indiana maintained its lead with a final day team score of 287 to finish with a three-day total of 1-over 865 and the tournament championship. Marshall finished its final round with a 20-over par total of 308.

Trent Schambach led the Thundering Herd with a 39th place individual finish after firing a weekend and spring-low 1-over 73 Tuesday. Schambach had a chance to close the final day under par, but came away with a double bogey on the 18th hole.

Sophomore Christian Brand finished in a tie for 59th with a 15-over par 231 after shooting a 6-over 78 on the final day. Junior Nathan Kinker finished 74th overall with a three-day total of 235.

Marshall will be in action again March 28 as it travels to Greenville, S.C., for the Furman Invitational.

Marshall (54-hole total): 943 (315-320-308)

Marshall Team Score (54-hole total): Trent Schambach 228 (78-77-73), Christian Brand 231 (77-76-78), Nathan Kinker 235 (77-81-77), Phil DiLorenzo 251 (83-88-80), Bennett Boyer 252 (85-86-81)