Wolfpack Men's Golf Finish 12th At Cleveland Golf/Kiawah Island Invitational
Sept. 10, 2002
Kiawah Island, S.C.- Justin Walters once again turned in an impressive showing as he lead NC State to a 12th place finish with in the first tournament of the year for the men's golf team. The Wolfpack fired a 916 as a team and finished 37 strokes back. Walters fired a final round 72 to share 10th with five other golfers with a three day score of 221. It was Walter's ninth career top-ten finish in 14 career tournaments at NC State. College of Charleston won the event with a team score of 879, and Bruce McDonald won the individual title for College of Charleston with a 214. The tournament was held at the Turtle Point Golf Club in Kiawah Island, S.C.
Junior Fernando Mechereffe fired a final round 73 to move up to a tie for 35th on the tournament with a total score of 229.
Senior Jason Moon finished third for NC State and in a tie for 55th with a final round 81. His individual total for the tournament was 235.
Sophomore Rodney Thomas closed with a final round 89 and a total score of 240 and in a tie for 69th.
Sophomore Sutton Barbrey posted an 81 in the third round as well as the first round. He fired a 78 Monday evening in the second round. He finished with a total of 240 and tied for 69th.
Next up for the men's golf team is the Carpet Capital Collegiate Invitational on September 27-29. The Wolfpack finished ninth at the tournament last year as Jason Moon finished tied for 17th to lead returning Wolfpack golfers at that event.