HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's golf team opened its 2019-20 season under first-year head coach Gary Hilton, moving up three spots in the final day to finish ninth overall at the Golfweek DII Fall Invitational.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 9th, 614 strokes, +38 (313-301)
Team Champion: Barry, 567 strokes, -9
Location: El Campeon Golf Course | Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
Total Rounds: 2
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
- Pablo Wills | 20th overall, 149 (+5)
- Hogan Bendert | 30th overall, 153 (+9)
- Robert Montagnino | 36th overall, 154 (+10)
- Nick DiMarco | 51st overall, 158 (+14)
- Spencer Olson | 65th overall, 170 (+26)
- In his collegiate debut, Wills, a freshman from Ecuador was the top Spartan golfer.
- UT's best individual round was a 71 by Wills in Tuesday's round.
- Head coach Gary Hilton did not register any individuals.
- After opening with a 313 on Monday, UT shot a 301 on Tuesday to move from 12th to ninth place.
- Monday's second round was rained out.
- A total of 13 teams competed.
- UT was joined by team champion Barry as the lone schools from the Sunshine State Conference.
The Spartans return to action at the Miami Intercollegiate on October 20-22 at Trump National Golf Course in Orlando, Fla.
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