Regular Season Complete as UT Golfs at Barry Invite

Regular Season Complete as UT Golfs at Barry Invite

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's golf team had its final tune-up of the regular season as it faced off against a host of nationally-ranked teams at The Battle at the Shores.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 11th, 912 strokes (302-308-302), +60
Team Champion: Barry University, 845 strokes (282-287-276), -7
Location: Normandy Shores Golf Club | Miami Shores, Fla.
Host: Barry University
Total Rounds: 3
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
Justin Elwell | 50th overall, 228

• Gray Barnes | 55th overall, 230

Danny Syring | 55th overall, 230

Jacques Celestino | 68th overall, 233

• Eddie Doyle | 68th overall, 233

OTHER NOTABLES:
• A total of 16 teams competed.

• Tampa was among seven Sunshine State Conference teams, plus provisional members Embry-Riddle and Palm Beach Atlantic.

Elwell shot UT's top round with a 73 in Tuesday's finale.

• This marks the second time in 2016-17 where Elwell has been UT's top golfer. He also led the way at the Webber Fall Classic.

• Head coach Rick Christie also registered a pair of individuals, including Unai Beitia and Robert Montagnino. Both shot a 234.

• Barry's Niclas Weiland took medalist honors with a 206.

• The top three teams were all from the SSC. Following Barry were Nova Southeastern (857) and Florida Tech (864).

UP NEXT:
Tampa looks forward to the 2017 Sunshine State Conference Championships, which will be played at Duran Golf Course in Melbourne, Fla., from April 16-19.

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