OCOEE, Fla. – The Saint Leo men’s golf team concluded the Rollins College Invitational in ninth-place after firing an 8-over 296 in the third and final round of action. In total, the Lions recorded a two-day, three-round score of 904 (+40), from the par-72, 7,105 yard Forest Lake Golf Course.
Tuesday saw a rejuvenated Nick Brothers find his first round stroke as he delivered a 1-under-71. He finished the tournament in 24th-place with a three-round total of 5-over-221 (71-79-71—221).
Lynn’s Ricardo Gouveia was a two-stroke individual medalist as he shot a 9-under-207 (70-65-72—207). His second round score of 65 proved to be the best mark of the tournament. His efforts, along with runner-up and teammate David Rose, gave Lynn University the team title with a count of 19-under-845; 16 strokes better than host school Rollins.
Back on the Saint Leo side, Tom Lynn finished three strokes behind Brothers as he signed his card with a third round 1-over-73. Lynn was consistent for the majority of the tournament as he completed the 54 holes at 8-over-224 (72-79-72—224).
Further down the list, Mark Sabatino wrapped-up play with a 13-over-230 (79-73-77—230) after shooting a final round 5-over-77. Rick Briggs and Justin Foster finished back-to-back to round out the Lions’ group. Briggs shot a two-day best 4-over-76 in the final round to conclude competition, 18-over-234. Foster, on the other hand, was a stroke behind his teammate, as he ended with consecutive rounds of four-over-76. He concluded the tournament at 19-over-235 (83-76-76—235).
This was the final fall tournament for the Lions, as they will now begin preparations for their spring championship season.
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