'Jacks Finish 16th in Season Opener
Sept. 12, 2006
PINEHURST, N.C. - The youthful Stephen F. Austin Lumberjack golf team shot a third-round 305 to finish 16th overall at the Mid Pines Intercollegiate hosted by UNC Greensboro Tuesday afternoon. Wisconsin won the tournament shooting a two-day score of 847.
Junior Chad Spencer led SFA shooting a 75-73-76 -- 224 to finish tied for 55th overall. Redshirt freshman Matthew Oates was only one-stroke off Spencer's pace shooting four-over par Tuesday to finish the tournament with a 225. Oates' score placed him tied for 59th overall. Sophomore Josh Irving and freshman Richard Wilkenfeld both recorded a six-over par 78 to finish the tournament tied for 64th with a 227. Senior James Winkley recorded the Lumberjacks' best round of the day with a three-over par 75. Winkley finished tied for 75th with his three-round score of 230.
The Lumberjacks return to action Sunday, Sept. 24 when they travel to Lake Charles, La., to compete in the Moe O'Brien Invitational.
Mid Pines Intercollegiate Sept. 11-12, 2006 Pinehurst, N.C.