Cougars rally in final
round to finish ninth in Hawaiian tournament
Cougar Sports Services
The UH golf team used a solid performance
in the final round of the Waikoloa Intercollegiate on Friday to shoot into
a tie for ninth.
The Cougars, who had been tied for 18th
entering the final 18 holes, fired a team score of 292 to jump into the
top 10 team leaders on the 7,047-yard, par-71 Waikoloa
It was the Cougars' best round of the three-day
event and the second-best score by any team Friday.
Sophomore Brad McIntosh, the 2001 Conference
USA Tournament individual champion, led the way by firing a 2-under-par
69 Friday. McIntosh tied with seven other
players for ninth place with a three-day
score of 217, 4 over par.
Junior Simon Robinson, the Conference USA
Golfer of the Month in October, shot a 1-over-par 72 in the final round.
Junior Brett Callas finished in a tie for
37th place with 222. Sophomore Scott Ferguson tied for 73rd with 228. Freshman
Daniel Angenscheidt, competing in his first
collegiate tournament, tied for 110th
with a score of 237.
Georgia Tech won the team championship
with a score of 4-under-par 860, eight strokes better than second-place
Oklahoma. Arkansas, Fresno State and Nevada
rounded out the top five.
Georgia Tech's Troy Matteson captured the
individual title with a score of 3-under-par 210. Nick Watney of Fresno
State finished second at 211.