March 16, 2013
Final Results (.pdf)
LAREDO, Texas - On the strength of Tommy Economou 's 43rd place finish, Rice University men's golf concluded the 62nd annual Border Olympics in 11th place with a 299-290-311--900 (+36) on Saturday at Laredo Country club.
Economou posted a strong start to the event with a pair of 73-stroke rounds on Friday. The sophomore finished with a 73-73-80--226 (+10) to pace the Owls. He sank an eagle in the opening round and added five birdies throughout the course of the 54-hole tournament.
Jeff Wibawa followed just one stroke back in a tie for 46th place at 75-74-78--227 (+11). The junior sank five of his 10 tournament birdies in the opening round. It was the fourth-straight tournament for Wibawa to finish among Rice's top two team finishers.
Brock Wilson and Joe Beck III each tied for 53rd place, one stroke off Wibawa's finish. Wilson notched a 75-76-77--228 (+12) with two birdies in each round. Beck fired Rice's lowest score at the tournament in the second round and ended with a 76-70-82--228 (+12).
Landon Michelson rounded out the squad with an 80-73-76--229 (+13), as the entire Owls squad finished within a four-stroke range. The junior tied for 56th place.
Host Houston claimed the team title with an 859 (-5), eight strokes up on second-place Oklahoma. Rice placed just three strokes behind 10th-place Washington State and only six behind ninth-place finisher Stephen F. Austin.
Central Arkansas' James Newton claimed the individual medal with a 209 (-5), two strokes ahead of the Cougars' Wesley McClain.
The Owls return to action on April 8-9 at the Old Waverly Intercollegiate in West Point, Miss.
Mitchell Meissner Named Co-C-USA Golfer of the ...
04/13/2016 - After earning his first career victory, sophomore golfer Mitchell Meissner was named Conference USA Golfer of the Week, the conference office...
Meissner Goes Wire-to-Wire to Win Jim West...
04/12/2016 - Sophomore Mitchell Meissner shot a final round 71 to finish nine-under par and go wire-to-wire to win his first career tournament at the Jim West...
Meissner Takes Lead into Final Day of Jim West ...
04/11/2016 - Sophomore Mitchell Meissner leads the Jim West Intercollegiate heading into the final round.
Golf Closes Regular Season at Jim West...
04/10/2016 - The Rice golf team will play its final tournament of the regular season when it travels to Bastrop for the Jim West Intercollegiate. The tournament...
Golf Closes Mason Rudolph Championship in 13th-...
04/03/2016 - Rice shot a 20-over par 304 to finish 50-over par in 13th-place at Mason Rudolph Championship, played at the par-71, 7,100-yard Vanderbilt Legends ...
Golf Sits in 10th at Mason Rudolph Championship
04/02/2016 - Rice is 30-over par in 10th-place heading into the final round of Mason Rudolph Championship, played at the par-71, 7,100-yard Vanderbilt Legends...
Golf Looks to Continue Hot Streak to Mason...
04/01/2016 - Following consecutive top three finishes, Rice looks to keep its hot streak going when it travels to Franklin, Tenn., for the Mason Rudolph...
Mario Carmona Named C-USA Golfer of the Week
03/23/2016 - Sophomore golfer Mario Carmona was named Conference USA Golfer of the Week, the conference office announced Wednesday morning.
- Top Videos /
- Online Store