Top 25 Moment No. 12 - McLeroy fires second-lowest round in program history at Crown Classic.
July 10, 2013
NACOGDOCHES, Texas -
Now that the school year is over, and before we begin the 2013-14 academic year, SFA athletics wanted to take a look back at the Top 25 Moments from the 2012-13 season.
Moment No. 12 on the SFA Top 25 Moments of 2012-13 takes us to men's golf, and one of the best rounds by a Lumberjack in program history. Stephen F. Austin senior Mitchell McLeroy
fired an eight-under par 136 on the opening day of the 2012 Lumberjack Crown Classic to take a lead into the final day of competition.
As a team, the Lumberjacks fired a six-over 582 to take a commanding 12-stroke lead into the final day of action on the par 72, Crown Colony Country Club course, but the biggest headline belonged to McLeroy. After firing a one-under 71 in the opening round, McLeroy dominated the field in the second round. He carded a seven-under 65 to take a commanding lead heading into the final round of action. He posted the 65 despite recording a bogey on the final hole.
McLeroy's career-low round was more than just a personal best, it was one of the best rounds in program history. The 65 tied for the second-lowest round by a Lumberjack, bested only by Trevor Sauntry's 62 in 2002. It was also just the third round of at least a 65 at SFA since 1996.
McLeroy would fire a two-under in the final round to take the Crown Classic individual title with a 71-65-70 - 206, and SFA won the team title with an 18-over 882. It was one of six top-10 finishes, and one of two individual titles in 2012-13 for McLeroy, who advanced to the NCAA Regionals for a second consecutive season.
Keep checking back with sfajacks.com for more SFA Top 25 Moments.
No. 13 - Chase Greening's near no-hitter against McNeese State
No. 14 - Track and Field Coach Phil Olson Sweeps SLC Coach of the Year Honors
No. 15 - Cordell Roberson has record-setting day against rivals
No. 16 - Ladyjack soccer sets single-season record with 17 wins
No. 17 - Track and field sends program record nine athletes to NCAA Championship meets
No. 18 - Lumberjack baseball plays under lights for first time since 1995, Greening K's 17
No. 19 - Men's hoops holds McNeese St. to nine first-half points
No. 20 - Ladyjacks win critical double-overtime battle at Southeastern Louisiana
No. 21 - Bowling Finishes Season Ranked No. 9 In The Nation
No. 22 - Volleyball Takes Down Indiana For First-Ever Big 10 Victory
No. 23 - Ladyjack Golf Fires Record Round At Onion Creek
No. 24 - Softball Defeats Nationally Ranked North Carolina
No. 25 - Ladyjack Tennis Rallies To Beat Nationally Ranked Foe