Cats Finish 14th in Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational

Oct. 28, 2008

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TUCSON, Ariz.- A slow start put the Arizona's men's golf team in a hole after the first day, but the Wildcats fought back with two solid rounds and ended the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational in 14th place.

The team put together a round of 305 on Tuesday, sixth-best round of any of the 18 teams on day three. Arizona's 909 total put it at +45 for the tournament, 42 strokes behind tournament-winner Georgia, topping second place Alabama by 17 strokes.

Georgia was lead by Russell Henley, who shot a four-under 212 for the tournament and won individual medalist honors. Tarquin MacManus lead the Cats with a 224 (+8) total, placing him in a tie for 23rd in the event.

MacManus and Roberto Galletti each shot a 75 on day three, Galletti's round moving him into a tie for 28th place. Jonathan Khan finished five over on the day, 14-over on the tournament and in a tie for 52nd. Brad Nicholson and Tyler Neal each shot a three-round total of 235 and finished tied for 72nd.

The Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational was played at Isleworth Golf & Country Club, a par 72, 7,544 yard course.

Arizona next will be in action, Nov. 3-5, at the CordeValle Collegiate in San Martin, Calif.

Top-Five Teams1.  Georgia     294-277-296=867(+3)2.  Alabama     287-291-306=884(+20)3.  Indiana     289-285-312=886(+22)4.  Texas Tech  294-292-302=888(+24)5.  USC         290-289-315=894(+30)

Top-Five Individuals1. Russell Henley, Georgia 71-67-74=212(-4)T2. Alex Martin, Indiana 72-68-74=214(-2)T2. Jorge Campillo, Indiana 68-71-75=214(-2)4. Matthew Giles, USC 72-69-74=215(-1)5. Four tied at 216(E)

Arizona FinishersT23. Tarquin MacManus 79-70-75=224(+8)T28. Roberto Galletti 76-75-75=226(+10)T52. Jonathan Khan 79-74-77=230(+14)T72. Tyler Neal 78-76-81=235(+19)T72. Brad Nicholson 84-73-78=235(+19)

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