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No. 12 Rebels Finish Fourth In New Mexico

Sept. 23, 2017

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ( - The No. 12 UNLV men's golf team shot a final-round 16-over Saturday and finished fourth at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate, which was played at UNM Championship South Course (par 72, 7,555 yards).

Individually, Arizona's George Cunningham earned medalist honors by three shots at 8-under 208 after a final-round 3-under 69.

The Rebels were led by senior Shintaro Ban and junior Harry Hall, who both recorded top-10 individual finishes. Ban tied for seventh at even par, while Hall finished 10th at 2-over.

STAT OF THE DAY: Rebel sophomore Justin Kim led the team in birdies during the final round with three.

REBEL OF THE DAY: Freshman Jack Trent was the low Rebel during the final round, recording a 2-over 74. He finished tied for 45th among 100 golfers competing in the event.

• T7th -- Shintaro Ban, senior (68-72-76--216, E)
• 10th -- Harry Hall, junior (70-72-76--218, +2)
• T34th -- Yash Majmudar, sophomore (71-75-78--224, +8)
• T45th -- Jack Trent, sophomore (78-74-74--226, +10)
• T56th -- Justin Kim, freshman (73-77-78--228, +12)
• T82nd -- J.J. Gresco *, freshman (76-81-77--234, +18)



*playing as an individual

1. BYU (284-302-287--873, +9)
2. Washington (294-287-296--877, +13)
3. Arizona (292-297-289--878, +14)
4. UNLV (282-293-304--879, +15)
5. Colorado State (295-294-292--881, +17)

• UNM Championship Course is hallowed ground for the UNLV men's golf team as it was the site of its team national championship in 1998.
• UNLV finished fourth at its season opener in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and then seventh at the tough OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational last weekend.
• Last season, UNLV won the Mountain West Championship, captured an NCAA Regional title and advanced to the `Elite Eight' at the NCAA Championship.
• UNLV has an active NCAA record of 29 consecutive regional appearances.
• This season marks the 31st at UNLV for Hall of Fame head coach Dwaine Knight.

NEXT FOR THE REBELS: UNLV will be back in action at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate in Birmingham, Alabama, Oct. 9-10.

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