North Texas Falls Short At NCAA Tucson Regional
Mean Green Finishes NCAA Tucson Regional in 10th
MARANA, Ariz. – The North Texas men’s golf season came to an end after a final round two-over 290 to finish in 10th place at the NCAA Tucson Regional Wednesday afternoon at Gallery Golf Club.
The Mean Green finished the three-day NCAA regional at 23-over par (296-301-290) earning their best score of 290 in the final round. Stanford (-28), Oregon (-16), UAB (-8), California (-2) and Wake Forest (-1) all advanced to the NCAA finals.
Junior Cory Churchman lead the team with a tie for 33rd place finish with a final round 77 and had a three-round total of 220 (70-73-77). Sophomore Michael Cotton fired a final round two-under par 70 to finish in a tie for 40th at 222 (78-74-70).
Freshman Ian Snyman bounced back with a solid two-under par 70 in the final round to finish in a tie for 44th. Classmate Thomas Rosenmueller finished with a one-over par 73 to finish in a tie for 54th and picked up four birdies in his final round.
Junior Nick Rodriguez started out one-under through nine holes but a tough back nine ended with a final round six-over par 78. Rodriguez finished in a tie for 64th with a three-round total of 230 (76-76-78).
The Mean Green, ranked No. 62 in the nation coming into the regional, was eight shots back from ninth-placed St. Mary’s (No. 50).
North Texas finished the regional ahead of Georgia State, LA Tech, No. 25 North Carolina and Siena College. The Mean Green return the entire top-five for next season and do not have any seniors on the roster.