Rebels Finish 10th At Preview
 
Jarred Texter led the Rebels at the Preview, tying for 23rd individually.
Jarred Texter led the Rebels at the Preview, tying for 23rd individually.
 
 
 

Sept. 23, 2007

Results

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The No. 16 UNLV men's golf team shot a final-round 16-over-par 304 and finished in 10th place at 29-over 893 on Sunday at the PING/Golfweek Preview held at Purdue University's Kampen Course (par 72, 7,467 yards). The tournament was a preview to the 2008 NCAA Championship, which will be played on the same course.

The Rebels (293-296-304--893, +29) finished 26 shots behind team champion Charlotte (288-288-291--867, +3), who shot a final-round 3-over 291 and finished the tournament at 3-over as a team. Second-round leader Oklahoma State (294-279-298--871, +7) shot a final-round 10-over to finish the tournament at 7-over, four shots back. USC (293-293-287--873, +9) finished third, Alabama (301-290-290--881, +17) was fourth and Minnesota (295-291-296--882, +18) rounded out the top five.

Charlotte's Stefan Wiedergruen (70-71-68--209, -7) shot a final-round 4-under 68 and won the individual title by two shots at 7-under 209. He was one of only four golfers to record a below-par final score.

UNLV was led by senior Jarred Texter (75-73-74--222, +6), who shot a final-round 2-over 74 and finished tied for 23rd at 6-over. Other Rebel players: sophomore Eddie Olson (74-74-75--223, +7; T29th), freshman Ji Moon (72-73-79--224, +8; T34th), senior Matt Kinsinger (72-78-77--227, +11; T47th) and senior C.J. Gatto (76-76-78--230, +14; T55th).

Next up for UNLV will be the Shootout at Angel Park in Las Vegas, Sept. 29-30, but the Rebels will not compete as a team, instead sending individuals to compete. UNLV's next team competition will be Oct. 8-9, at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate in Birmingham, Ala.

 

 

 
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