Gents Finish Second, Weeber Wins First
Tuesday, April 7, 2009

BOSSIER CITY, La.—After three successful rounds at the Hal Sutton Intercollegiate held at Stonebridge Golf Club, the Centenary men’s golf team managed to cut strokes off of each round to place second with a total score of 914, nine strokes behind Sam Houston, who finished first with a 905.

Centenary’s Mark Weeber (71-70-76) collected a first place individual finish during the 54-hole competition with a score of 217. The junior tallied a one over par over two days and outlasted Fergal Rafferty (73-75-71) of SHSU, who finished the tournament in second place with a 219. Rounding out the top three was Scott Kelley (76-75-75) of Sam Houston with a 226.

For the Gents, freshman Denver Green (77-78-76) was a top-five finisher, tying for fourth overall with Bobcats’ John Hurley (81-74-76) each with a total of 231.

Placing in the top 20 for Centenary were juniors Nick Faitz (82-75-76, 233) and Tyler Williams (78-81-84, 243) finishing seventh and 19th respectively. Sophomore Greg Berthelot (89-83-74, 246) cut nine strokes off his second round score to finish tied for 22nd.

Playing as individuals, sophomore Ryan Sparks (81-81-76, 238) and senior John Hogan (78-75-86) placed 15th and 16th.

Behind Sam Houston and Centenary in team scores was McNeese with a 941. Meanwhile North Dakota State and University of North Dakota finished with total scores of 975 and 986.

The Gents will be back in action on April 13, as they travel to Jonesboro, Arkansas to play in the Red Wolf Classic.