Freshman shoots a third round 69; Lions finish fifth
VALDOSTA, Ga. – Saint Leo University men's golfer Ryan Gendron shot a third round score of 69, and three-round total of 210, to take medalist honors at the First Federal Southeastern Collegiate held at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club in Valdosta, Ga. As a team, the Lions finished fifth with a three-round score of 881 (296-294-291) just two strokes behind host Valdosta State (879).
Before his 69 in the third round on Tuesday, Gendron, a freshman from Tampa, finished the first day tied for second place after shooting under par (71-70) in the first two rounds on the par-72 course.
Barry University, the No. 1 ranked team in the nation, won the two-day 18-team event shooting an 861 for three rounds, six strokes ahead of second place – and No. 2 ranked – Lynn University (867). Armstrong State (878), ranked No. 9 in the nation, rounded out the top three teams.
Next up for Saint Leo, the Lions will take part in the Panther Invitational hosted by Florida Tech at Majors Gold Club in Melbourne, Fla., March 17-18.
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