Big Final Day Moves Lions to Fourth
Men's golf shoots second best round among the entire field to move up five spots on final day.
March 11, 2014
FRESNO, Calif. - LMU men's golf made a huge charge in the final round of the 2014 Fresno State Classic, jumping five spots thanks to a final round score of 288 to finish in a tie for fourth on Tuesday.
The Lions third round score of 288 was tied for second best among the 14-team field for the entire 42 rounds and was just a stroke behind team winner UC Santa Barbara for the final round. LMU was in the mix with fellow West Coast Conference foes as they finished four strokes behind BYU for third and tied San Francisco for fourth.
For the the second time this spring season, the Lions had a trio of golfers in the top-20. This time leading the way was freshman transfer Braden Baer with a three-round 219. He posted a final round 72 and moved into a tie for sixth overall.
Joining him in the top-10 was sophomore Connor Campbell who posted the best round in the tournament for the Lions, shooting a two-under 70 to finish in a tie for ninth with a three-round 220.
Rounding out the top-20 was senior Tyler Torano, who posted a three-round 223 and finished in a tie for 18th.
Up next for the Lions is The Duck Invitational hosted by Oregon at Emerald Valley G.C.on March 24-25.