Stanford Men Tie For Fourth At Nelson Invitational
Oct. 24, 2004
Stanford, Calif. - The Stanford men's golf team carded a 280 on the final day of competition at the Nelson Invitational to tie for fourth overall with a three-round total of 844 (+16) at the Stanford Golf Course. New Mexico won the tournament by five strokes over UNLV (835) with a two-over par 830. Rounding out the top five were Georgia State (837), Stanford (844) and Missouri (844).
New Mexico's Spencer Levin and Georgia State's Steve Tiley tied for top individual honors after firing a nine-under par 198 for the invite. Jared Texter, from UNLV, was third with a one-under par 206, followed by Kasas' Tyler Docking and New Mexico's Jay Reynolds, who tied for fourth with an even par 207.
Five Stanford golfers posted top 25 individual finishes. The Cardinal were led by Kyle Gentry who tied for seventh with a 208 after carding back-to-back par 69's. Freshman Rob Grube fired a two-under par 67 on the final day to move into a tie for ninth with a 210 (+3). Teammates Zack Miller, Kevin Blue and Matt Shin (competing as an individual) all tied for 21st with a 213. Cardinal Scott MacDonald, also competing as an individual, tied for 37th with a 216 (72-67-77) while Pat Phillips and Teddy Collins tied for 42nd with a 217. Matt Savage finished 68th with a 224 (74-72-78).