Feb. 24, 2013
Final Results (.pdf)
HUMBLE, Texas – After battling an elite field of nationally ranked squads for three rounds, Rice University took home 15th place at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship on Sunday with a 309-301-307—917 (+53) at Redstone Golf Club’s tournament course.
Head coach Justin Emil was pleased with the inaugural event, which the Owls co-hosted alongside the University of Houston, noting “The Bayou City Collegiate Championship was a great success. What a great honor to be a part of the beginning of a major championship style college tournament.”
James Lee led Rice with three increasingly strong rounds, culminating with an even-par 72 on Sunday. The freshman tied for 39th place with a 76-74-72—222 (+6).
Jeff Wibawa followed in 67th place with a 78-77-75—230 (+14) as he also improved in each round. The junior notched five birdies at the event to top teammate Landon Michelson by two strokes. Michelson notched a 77-75-80—232 (+16) to tie for 71st place on the challenging course.
Brock Wilson started strong with a 78 and 75 in the first two rounds before finishing 82nd with a Sunday 87. He tallied a 240 (+24) for the three-round event. Joe Beck III rounded out the squad with an 82-84-80—246 (+30) to place 84th.
Emil added, “The guys did a lot of good things out there this week. We just need to cut down on the mistakes. We are definitely due a great round really soon. These guys can win.”
Texas claimed the team title with an impressive 842 (-22), 21 strokes ahead of second-place Houston at 863 (-1). South Carolina took third at 871 (+7).
Individually, Texas’ Brandon Stone carded a 207 (-9) to claim the individual medal, three strokes ahead of teammate Julio Vegas.
Rice returns to action at the USF Invitational in Dade, Fla. on March 3-5.
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