March 16, 2014
STATESBORO, Ga. – A career day for freshman Cory Churchman powered the North Texas men’s golf team to its lowest score of the Schenkel Invitational on the final day. Churchman shot a career best 4-under par 68 and to help the Mean Green to the fifth lowest score of the day.
For Churchman it’s the first round in the 60’s in his collegiate career. His 68 was tied for the lowest score of the day and one of only two scores in the 60’s on the day.
The Mean Green, which had struggled the first two days, shot a final round of 5-over par 293 and finished in 14th place.
Churchman had seven birdies on the day and played his final seven holes at 4-under par as he carded four birdies and three pars. He vaulted his way up the leaderboard into a tie for 32nd place at 5-over par 221 for the tournament.
Juan Munoz finished tied with Churchman at 221 after a final round of even-par 72. Munoz had four birdies on the day. Jason Roets had his streak of three straight top-10 finishes end as he shot a final round of 76 and ended in a tie for 55th place.
Freshmen Andrew Hudson and Julien Marot could never get on track as they each shot third rounds of 77 to finish in 80th and 84th place.
Georgia Southern captured the team title as they won by eight shots over No. 14 UAB. North Texas is back in action on March 24-25 at the Lone Star Invite in San Antonio.