Jax State Wins Amoco Intercollegiate

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Courtesy of Gamecocks.com
 
College CentralGLENCOE, Ala. ' Host Jacksonville State fired a 293 in the final round to post a 54-hole total of 880 on Tuesday to claim the 2003 Amoco Ultimate/Young Oil Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,846-yard Silver Lakes Golf Course on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail in the 18-team field.
 
Jax State, which placed four players in the Top 15, was led by junior Nick Mackay. Mackay finished with a 73 on Tuesday for a 1-under-par 215 to win medallist honors, his first career tournament victory. It marked the second time the Gamecocks claimed their own tournament, also winning the title in 1997.
 
Sophomore Matias Anselmo carded the low round of the tournament with a 5-under-par 67 on Tuesday to finish with a 218 to tie for third place. Jose Campra turned in a 224 to finish tied for 10th with Chase Deck, who competed as an individual. Angel Monguzzi and Patrico Cozzoli each finished with a 229 and tied for 30th.
 
Armstrong Atlantic, which entered the day four-shots back, finished second at 885, while South Alabama scored a 894 to finish third. The Jags had taken the lead after the second round with a 288 to hold a one-shot lead over JSU entering the final round, but finished with a 308 on the last 18 holes.
 
Austin Peay (897) finished fourth, followed by Columbus State (910), UCF (911), Tennessee Tech (913), Samford (916), Florida Atlantic (923) and Middle Tennessee and Birmingham-Southern each tied for 10th at 930. Murray State (932) finished 12th, followed by Troy State (937), New Orleans (941), Morehead State (943), Belmont (945), Tennessee-Martin (953) and Stetson (965).
 
Jax State returns to action next week at the Belmont Bruin Intercollegiate.
 

1 Jacksonville St. 292 295 293 880 +16 2 Armstrong Atlantic 296 298 291 885 +21 3 South Alabama, U. of 298 288 308 894 +30 4 Austin Peay State U. 306 301 290 897 +33 5 Columbus State U. 301 305 304 910 +46 6 Central Florida, U. 309 301 301 911 +47 7 Tennessee Tech U. 306 300 307 913 +49 8 Samford University 301 301 314 916 +52 9 Florida Atlantic U. 313 309 301 923 +59 10 Middle Tennessee St. 312 306 312 930 +66 Birmingham Southern 305 317 308 930 +66 12 Murray State Univ. 313 316 303 932 +68 13 Troy State Univ. 303 322 312 937 +73 14 New Orleans, U. of 318 308 315 941 +77 15 Morehead State Univ 311 318 314 943 +79 16 Belmont University 315 313 317 945 +81 17 Tennessee-Martin 312 327 314 953 +89 18 Stetson University 329 318 318 965 +101