UCO finishes eighth in Division II National Preview

Photo: Wesley Jackson.

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. (March 27) – Alexander Hughes shot an even-par 72 and Wesley Jackson had a 73 to lead Central Oklahoma on the final day of the Division II National Preview here Tuesday.

The Bronchos tied for eighth in the final standings, closing with a 303 to finish three trips around the 7,126-yard, par-72 Robert Trent Jones at the Shoals Golf Club with a 910 total.  Limestone won the 18-team tournament at 882, followed by Newberry (886), St. Mary’s (890), Queens (891) and Colorado-Springs (898).

Blake Berry added a 78 for UCO, while Yannic Oppenheimer shot 80 and Eli Armstrong 83.

Hughes offset four bogeys with four birdies in his even-par round and ended up tied for 13th in the individual standings with a 223 total.

Jackson was a shot back in a tie for 18th at 224 after his final-round 73 that was highlighted by an eagle on the par-5 17th hole.

The Bronchos go to Miami Beach, Fla. next week for the Battle at the Shores tournament hosted by Barry University.


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