SAINT LEO, Fla. – No. 1 Saint Leo finished the Saint Leo Invitational with a three-round total 888 (+24) after a final round 302 (+14) at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club on Tuesday, to finish in eighth place.
Casey Bannon finished the tournament at 216 (E) and tied for 13th after a final round 73 (+1) on Tuesday. Bannon had rounds of 72-71-73 over the course of the two days.
Ryan Gendron ended the first tournament of the year in a tie for 22nd place with a 219 (+3) total. Gendron shot a third round 75 to add to his 71 and 73.
Riley Goss finished just behind teammate Noah Purvis as Goss tied for 35th after a final round 76 (+4). Goss finished the tournament with a 224 (+8) total after adding his 76 to his first two rounds 70 and 78, respectively.
Colby Tyler finished tied for 52nd after a final round 78 (+6). Tyler finished with a 232 (+16) with rounds of 78-76-78.
Marcus Crowe finished in a tie for 65th after a 79 (+7) in his final round of the Saint Leo Invitational. Crowe finished with a three-round total of 238 (+22) as he added his third round 79 to his first two rounds of 75 and 84.
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Colin Warren finished tied for 11th with a 215 (-1) three-round total. Warren recorded rounds of 72-71-72 for his 54-hole total.
James Jessop ended the first tournament of the year tied for 17th with a 217 (+1) total. Jessop shot a final round 72 to go with his first two round scores of 72 and 73, respectively.
Noah Purvis finished the tournament with a 221 (+5) after a final round of 76 to tie for 30th. Purvis added his third round 76 to his first two round scores of 74 and 71.
Nilo Sanchez tied for 50th at the Saint Leo Invitational after shooting a third round 83 (+11). Sanchez added his 83 to his first two rounds – 74 and 74 – for a tournament total 231 (+15).
No. 2 Florida Southern won the team title with an 852 (-12) total with a third round score of 294. The Moccasins' John Coultas and Limestone's Cabrick Waters tied for first at 208 (-8). Coultas and Water headed to a playoff where Coultas won the hole to take first.
The Lions return to the course on Oct. 3-4 when they host the Division II National Preview at Reunion Resort in Kissimmee, Fla. The tournament will be 36 holes Monday followed by 18 on Tuesday.
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