Men's Golf finishes tied for second at Schreiner Spring Shootout
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

KERRVILLE, Texas – The Centenary men’s golf team finished in a three-way tie for second at the Schreiner University Spring Shootout posting a score of 600. The Gents, who improved their first day, team score by 10 strokes, tied with Concordia (TX) University and Mary Hardin-Baylor.

Jamie Gibson paced the Maroon and White with a two-day total of 149 to finish tied for ninth overall. Gibson improved his opening day score of 76 by three strokes to move into the top 10 of individuals.

Jesper Thorsoe finished in a tie for 11th overall with a total score of 150. Thorsoe better his score by two strokes from the first day as he posted a 74 in the final round. Thorsoe and Gibson were tied for 13th after the first day.

Larry Balthazar finished in a tie for 19th with a two-day score of 152. Balthazar posted a 74 in the final round to improve his first day score for four strokes.

Reese Chance, the Gents leader after the first day, dropped back to a tie for 29th with a total score of 155. Chance shot an 80 in the final round. Hank Strickler finished stroke back of Chance for the tournament after shooting a 74 in the final round – improving upon his first day score of 82.

Host SU claimed both the team and individual crowns. The Mountaineers won the shootout with a score of 585 improving its first day score of 295 by five strokes. Cheyne Kendall won the individual medalist with a 70 in the final round matching his first day score and bettering his teammate Zach Oliver by two strokes in second place.

Centenary returns to the links Monday, March 10 at the Christian Brothers Spring Invitational in Bartlett, Tenn.