Tulsa a distant eighth in American Athletic Conference tourney

LECANTO, Fla. – The American Athletic Conference Championships at Black Diamond Ranch in Lecanto, Fla. wrapped up Monday afternoon where the Golden Hurricane finished in eighth place with a 54-hole total of 883. Three of the Tulsa golfers finished in the top-30 individuals, led by Matthew Marquez who tied for 17th-place at 217, just one stroke over par.

Marquez fought hard to maintain his standing, sinking four birdies on 13, 15, 7 and 9 to remain at even-par 72 in the final round. He finished in 17th-place.

Senior Matt Mabrey turned in a round of 74 Monday to finish tied for 25th-place at 221 after birdies on 9 and 14. Sebastian Smith  carded rounds of 78-72-73 for 223 total and tying for 30th-place. Francisco Yanez finished with 228 and Colton Staggs with 231.

No. 18 USF (837) took home the team championship behind the individual medalist Ryan Fricker (205). No. 29 SMU came in second (850) with UCF rounding out the top-three at 856.

Team Results
1.         USF                             282-275-280=837 (-27)
4.         SMU                            289-288-273=850 (-14)
2.         UCF                             285-288-283=856 (-8)
3.         Houston                      283-292-291=866 (+2)
5.         Memphis                    296-289-284=869 (+5)
6.         Cincinnati                   291-296-289=876 (+12)
8.         East Carolina                         297-297-287=881 (+17)
7.         Tulsa                          298-291-294=883 (+19)
9.         UConn                        298-299-296=893 (+29)
10.       Temple                       304-311-291=906 (+42)

Tulsa Individuals
17.       Matthew Marquez                74-71-72=217
T21.    Matt Mabrey                          73-74-74=221
T29.    Sebastian Smith                    78-72-73=223
40.       Francisco Yanez                     76-77-75=228
T25.    Colton Staggs                         75-74-82=231

Top-10 Individuals
1.         Ryan Fricker, USF                              67-67-71=205 (-11)
2.         Bryson Dechambeau, SMU               71-72-64=207 (-9)
T3.       Trey Valentine, USF                          74-68-67=209 (-7)
T3.       Linus Vaisanen, UCF                                     70-68-71=209 (-7)
T5.       Andrew Buchanan, SMU                  69-71-71=211 (-5)
T5.       Federico Zucchetti, UCF                    69-73-69=211 (-5)
7.         Chase Koepka, USF                           73-70-69=212 (-4)
T8.       Jared O’Kelley, Cincinnati                71-70-72=213 (-3)
T8.       Kyle Pilgrim, Houston                       73-70-70=213 (-3)
T10.    Thomas Perrot, Memphis                 72-71-71=214 (-2)
T10.    Lars van Meijel, Memphis                74-68-72=214 (-2)
T10.    Austin Smotherman, SMU                73-73-68=214 (-2)
T10.    Roman Robledo, Houston                 70-72-72=214 (-2)

 

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