Men's Golf finishes second at LeTourneau Spring Classic
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

LONGVIEW, Texas – The Centenary men’s golf team finished second out of 10 teams at the LeTourneau University Spring Classic. The Gents fired a three-round total of 912 to finish behind Concordia (Texas) University with an 889.

Jesper Thorsoe finished tied for third to lead the Maroon and White. Thorsoe shot a 76 in the final round to complete a three-round score of 221. Thorsoe shot a 76 in the opening round and followed with a 69 in the second round.

Reese Chance finished in 14th for the Gents shooting a 230 for the tournament. Chance’s final round score of 74 was paired with his 79 in the first round and a 77 in the second round. Jamie Gibson finished one stroke back of his teammate in 15th. Gibson shot a 76-80-75 for the three rounds.

Hank Strickler fired his best round of the tournament in the finale. Strickler shot a 74 to go along with his 78 in the opener and 80 in the second round. Strickler finished tied for 16th. Larry Balthazar withdrew for the tournament in the first round, but finished the final two rounds with a 79 and 75 respectively.

Cory Costanza competed as an individual in the tournament shooting a three-round score of 259 (90-88-81) to finish 48th overall.

Jack Cersosimo of Concordia claimed individual medalist honors with a 212 for the tournament. Zach Looney of Texas A&M Texarkana finished second with 220 with Thorsoe tied for the University of Texas at Tyler’s Charley Graves in third.

Centenary returns to the links on Monday, Apr. 21 as the Gents compete in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships in Spicewood, Texas.