Men’s golf team places 19th at LSU Invitational

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 6, 2002

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Troy State men’s golf team finished in 19th place at the LSU Spring Invitational in Baton Rouge, La., with a 12-over-par score of 300.

The tournament was scheduled to be a three-day event, but was cut back to one round due to weather. The tournament was reduced to a 36-hole format after heavy rains forced tournament officials to postpone round one until Saturday. The second, and final round on Sunday was once again cancelled due t]o weather. A wind chill of 21 degrees, wind gust of up

to 28 mph and snow flurries made conditions unplayable for the final round Invitational at the University Club.

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Jared Purvis and J.C. Fernandes led the Trojans with a score of 74. Purvis and Fernandes tied for 52nd

place with 10 other players.

The Trojans will compete in the University of Arkansas-Little Rock Intercollegiate in Little Rock, Ark. on March 25.