McNeese State WinsLouisiana-Monroe Second


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College CentralLouisiana-Monroe golfer Tim Kunick shot a final round 76 to finish with a three-round total of 213 to place second at the Moe O'Brien Intercollegiate in Lake Charles.
Kunick, who tied a school record with a 7-under par 65 in the opening round of the tournament, couldn't maintain his lead as he finished two strokes behind the medalist.
'He had a great tournament,' said ULM coach Rich Merritt. 'He just couldn't get any breaks on Tuesday. He has a great future ahead of him and I'm glad he will be around for a while.'
The Indians shot a final round 291 as a team and brought home the runner-up trophy, finishing behind champion McNeese State in the 13-team field.
Brian Vahlberg made a big jump having a 71 on the final day for a three-round total of 220 to place tied for 10th, while Mike Fulco had a 73 for a 222 total and a 17th place finish.
Erik Hsu had a 76 on the par 72, 6,985 yard Lake Charles Country Club and ended in 20th place with a three-round total of 223.
Taylor Plamer shot under par in his final round with a 71 to place 25th with a final total of 224.
Casey Russell ended the tournament with a 78 and totaled 231 in the 54-hole event.