The University of Missouri-St. Louis men’s golf team shot a 300 on its final round of the Frito Lay-Taco Bell Intercollegiate hosted by Jackson State to finish in a tie for second place.
The Tritons, who carded an opening round of 308 yesterday, posted a team score of 608 to tie with Fairleigh Dickinson. Tennessee-Martin claimed the team title with a 576 (284-292).
Freshman David Abolt was the top UMSL finisher, tying for third place individually with a 144 (71-74). Ben Reeves of UT-Martin earned medalist honors with a three-under par 141 (68-73).
Junior Joe Atkisson placed 12th, shooting 151 (75-76), while freshman Anthony Cope tied for 13th place (78-74 – 162). Also for the Tritons, junior Justin Hyun, who was competing as an individual, tied for 25th place (76-80 – 156), while senior Chase Smith tied for 39th place (84-77 – 161). Freshman Colby Yates tied for 50th place (85-84 – 169) to round out the scoring.
UMSL returns to action March 3-4, when they host the Las Vegas Desert Classic.