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Men's Golf Team Places 11th at El Diablo Invitational
Sunday, March 20, 2005
CITRUS SPRINGS, Fla.  – Oklahoma City University claimed the 2005 El Diablo Intercollegiate Sunday by ten strokes over Texas-San Antonio. Oklahoma City finished with a team 896. Florida Gulf Coast University shot a final round score of 317 to post a team score of 928 and finish 11th place of 19 teams.

Jay Pannone of Rhode Island won medalist honors for the weekend, posting scores of 77, 70, and 72 for 219. Pannone's teammate, Kenneth Fahey, was second with a score of 220 (76-70-74).

Junior Drew Pierson (Lockport, Ill.) led FGCU with a three-round 224 (76-71-77) to finish sixth overall among 112 golfers. His second round score of 71 was the lowest posted by an Eagles golfer in the tournament and his finish was the second top-10 finish by a FGCU golfer this spring. David Steele tied for sixth in the Outback Invitational back in February.

Senior Mike Claman (Wauchula, Fla.) was two strokes behind Pierson to finish 12th overall with a 226 (72-73-81). Freshman Hartley McLeod (Fort Wayne, Ind.) was third for FGCU with a three-round score of 232. Sophomore Joe Hays (Walton, Kent.) shot a 246 to finish 70th. Sophomore Alister Munro (Deventer, Holland) had a 250 to finish 91st.

FGCU will close out the season at the Southeast Collegiate Invitational, hosted by Valdosta State, beginning April 3 in Valdosta, Georgia.

 
1   Oklahoma City U.         293  302  301    896       +32
2   Texas-San Antonio        313  296  297    906       +42
3   Ball State Univ.         305  305  303    913       +49
4   Yale University          307  300  307    914       +50
5   Rhode Island, U. of      311  305  300    916       +52
6   Elon University          301  312  304    917       +53
7   Murray State Univ.       302  299  318    919       +55
8   Eastern Kentucky U.      304  307  309    920       +56
    Winthrop University      316  302  302    920       +56
10   Army                     309  298  317    924       +60
11   Florida Gulf Coast U     305  306  317    928       +64
12   Marquette University     311  308  319    938       +74
13   Princeton University     316  311  316    943       +79
14   Marshall University      315  315  318    948       +84
15   Florida Atlantic U.      318  315  322    955       +91
16   Wright State Univ.       317  317  324    958       +94
17   Connecticut, U. of       319  320  320    959       +95
18   Siena College            329  319  322    970      +106
19   Hartford, U. of          331  341  342   1014      +150