McLeroy wins share of Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate
Sept. 18, 2012
KINDER, La. -
Senior Mitchell McLeroy fired a seven-under par 137 to win a share of the 2012 Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon at Koasati Pines Resort in Kinder, La. McLeroy trailed by three strokes heading into the final 18 holes, but rallied with a final round four under to grab a share of the title.
The Lumberjacks followed McLeroy's lead, after recording an opening-round 292, SFA battled back Tuesday afternoon to fire a 286 on the 7,185-yard, par-72 course placing second overall. SFA finished the tournament with four par, or better rounds.
Sophomore Blake Pugh finished the tournament tied for sixth after carding a 72-71 - 143. Freshman Major Monzingo battled back from a tough opening round to fire a one-over 73 on the final day. He finished the two-day tournament tied for 25th (77-73 - 150). Sophomore Cody Wing was the team's fourth scorer with a seven-over par 151 to finish tied for 29th. Wing finished just ahead of classmate Austin DeWitt who was tied for 31st, just a stroke off Wing's pace.
The Lumberjacks return to action Sunday, Oct. 14, when they travel to San Antonio, Texas to compete in the Lone Star Invitational.
2012 Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate
Koasati Pines Resort - Kinder, La.
Sept. 17-18, 2012
1. Houston Baptist 280-284 - 564
2. Stephen F. Austin 292-286 - 578
3. Louisiana-Monroe 288-293 - 581
4. McNeese State 289-294 - 583
5. UTPA 294-291 - 585
6. New Orleans 294-293 - 587
7. Nicholls State 296-293 - 589