Oklahoma St Captures Comeback Win

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Courtesy of OkStateCowboys.com
 
College CentralLAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Oklahoma State's men's golf team erased a 10-stroke deficit on the final day of competition at the Toyota Men's Collegiate Championship on Sunday to post a one-stroke victory over host-school UNLV.
 
The Cowboys, who entered the day in eighth place and 10 shots behind Texas, blistered the par-72, 7,381-yard Southern Highlands Golf Course with a 7-under score of 281 to post a 54-hole total of 856, 8-under-par. The win was the second consecutive for OSU after claiming medalist honors at the Puerto Rico Classic on Feb. 26.
 
The Rebels did produce the event's individual champion in Ryan Moore, who tallied an 8-under total of 208.
 
OSU junior Hunter Mahan fired a 5-under 67 on Sunday to move from a tie for 19th into a tie for sixth at 6-under-par, 210. Fellow junior Pr Nilsson turned in a final-round 71 to finish 1-under-par at 215 and tied for 17th place.
 
True freshman Chris Clarke carded an even-par 72 to finish equal to par for the tournament at 216 and tied for 22nd place, while sophomore Alex Norn jumped from a tie for 59th to 39th with a 71 on Sunday to come in at 5-over.
 
Redshirt freshman Zack Robinson rounded out the OSU lineup, finishing tied for 42nd place with a three-day total of 222, 6-over, after recording a 77 during his final round.
 
The Cowboys will return to action on March 17 when they travel to Austin, Texas to compete in the Morris Williams Intercollegiate.
 

1 Oklahoma State 291 284 281 856 -8
2 UNLV 282 286 289 857 -7
T3 Texas 281 284 293 858 -6
T3 Clemson 284 286 288 858 -6
5 North Carolina State 285 289 287 861 -3
6 Arizona State U. 284 290 290 864 E
7 Arizona 291 282 295 868 +4
8 Georgia 288 291 291 870 +6
T9 Alabama, U. of 290 290 292 872 +8
T9 TCU 286 287 299 872 +8
11 Georgia Tech 289 288 296 873 +9
12 Augusta State 293 289 295 877 +13
13 New Mexico 293 287 299 879 +15
14 Florida 290 296 297 883 +19
15 Minnesota 308 291 290 889 +25
 
1 Ryan Moore UNLV 71 70 67 208 -8
T2 Lars Brovold Alabama 70 67 72 209 -7
T2 Adam Rubinson TCU 69 69 71 209 -7
T2 D.J. Trahan Clemson 69 71 69 209 -7
T2 Justin Walters N.C. State 72 69 68 209 -7
T6 Jason Hartwick Texas 71 68 71 210 -6
T6 Matt Hendrix Clemson 69 69 72 210 -6
T6 Hunter Mahan Oklahoma State 73 70 67 210 -6
T17 Par Nilsson Oklahoma State 75 69 71 215 -1
T22 Chris Clarke Oklahoma State 74 70 72 216 E
T39 Alex Noren Oklahoma State 74 76 71 221 +5
T42 Zack Robinson Oklahoma State 70 75 77 222 +6