Men's Golf Finishes Second at Bridgestone Intercollegiate

Andy Pope finished in second place to lead Xavier at the Bridgestone Intercollegiate.
 
Andy Pope finished in second place to lead Xavier at the Bridgestone Intercollegiate.
 

April 4, 2006

Final Results (PDF)

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Senior Andy Pope carded a two-round total of 138 (-6) to lead the Xavier University men's golf team to a second-place finish at the Bridgestone Golf Intercollegiate hosted by UNC-Greensboro at the Forest Oaks Country Club. Xavier fired rounds of 284 (-4) and 293 (+5) to finish the rain-shortened event in 14 strokes behind the winning team from Lamar University.

Pope carded four birdies and an eagle on the par-5 No. 13 en route to a 2-under par 70 to go with his first round of 68 (-4). The senior finished in second place among the 64 individuals competing in the two-round tournament. Junior Jason Kokrak fired a 69 (-3) in Monday's opening round and turned in a 3-over par 75 in the sound round to finish in a tie for fifth place with an even-par 144.

John Streibich finished with a 4-over par 148 with rounds of 72 (E) and 76 (+4). Senior Justin Fender carded a 77 (+5) on Monday, but took four strokes off his total for 73 (+1) on Tuesday to end the tournament at 6-over par (150). Andy Connell completed the Xavier lineup with a two-round total of 150 (+6) with two rounds of 75 (+3).

Xavier will return to the course on Monday, April 10, for the first round of the Saint Mary's Invitational, which will be played in Pebble Beach, Calif.

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