Herd Concludes Furman Intercollegiate


Senior Nathan Kerns

Senior Nathan Kerns

March 24, 2013

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GREENVILLE, S.C. - Marshall men's golf concluded the third round of the Furman Intercollegiate on Sunday and combined for a score of 314 on day three to finish with a 922 for the tournament. The tally left the Thundering Herd in 21st place.

The Herd took a step back in the last day at the Furman University Golf Club, scoring 16 strokes worse than yesterday's weekend low of 298.

Nathan Kerns scored a 77 in the final round of the tournament and finished with a total of 223 to tie for 40th individually. The senior recorded two birdies on the front nine, but followed with five bogeys in the back nine.

Brian Anania scored one stroke behind Kerns, finishing with a 78 in round three. He finished tied for 65th individually after recording 228 for the tournament. Jeremy Rogers placed tied for 92nd after posting a 78 on day three and a 235 overall.

Logan Lagodich finished 102nd after scoring a 79 on day three and 239 for the tournament. Tas Sipowski totaled an 85 in round three and a 242 overall to tie for 103rd individually.

Virginia Tech used a final round 277 to pull away from the pack and claim its fifth Furman Intercollegiate title at 21-under par at the par-72, 6,994-yard Furman University Golf Club.

Scott Fernandez of Iowa State and Drew Aimone of Samford shared individual medalist honors at seven-under par.  Fernandez, the second round co-leader, held on to a share of the lead with a 72 on Sunday and Aimone climbed into the top spot with a five-under 67.

The Herd will play in one final tournament before the Conference USA Championships. Marshall will travel to Kannapolis, N.C. for the Irish Creek Collegiate on April 6 and 7th.