Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Tucker Final
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 15, 2007
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TUCSON, Ariz. ?C The University of Arizona menˇ?s golf team shot a12-over-par 300 Saturday and finished eighth at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate at the Championship Course in Albuquerque, N.M.


Arizonaˇ?s 12-over final round tally gave the Wildcats a three-round total of 888 (+24) and an eighth-place placement in the 17-team field. Pepperdine won the tournament with an even-par total of 864, five strokes ahead of San Diego State. Colorado (873), Ohio State (877) and Utah (881) rounded out the top-five places.

Wildcat freshman Tarquin MacManus earned his first collegiate top-20 finish after posting UAˇ?s low round of the day. The Cairns, Queensland, Australia, product shot a one-over 73 and finished the 54-hole event tied for 14th place at four-over 220.

Senior Creighton Honeck carded a five-over 221 to tie for 18th place, while freshman Roberto Galletti tied for 39th place after posting a nine-over 225. Freshman Andrew Kelly and junior Tyler Neal finished in a tie for 65th and 69th place, respectively.

Two Wildcats competed in the field as individuals, Trey Denton and Nicholas Park. Denton tied for 18th place with a five-over 221 total, while Park tied for 34th place with an eight-over 224.

The William H. Tucker Intercollegiate was hosted by the University of New Mexico. The Championship course is a par-72, 7,350-yard layout.

Arizona will next be in action on Oct. 9-10, when the club travels to Reno, Nev., to participate in the Wolfpack Classic.

Top-Five Teams

1. Pepperdine -- 864 (E)

2. San Diego State -- 869 (+5)

3. Colorado -- 873 (+9)

4. Ohio State -- 877 (+13)

5. Utah -- 881 (+17)

Top-Five Individuals

1. Jesse Barnsley, Pepperdine, 66-67-71=204 (-12)

2. Jacob Lestishen, New Mexico, 70-70-72=212 (-4)

Eric Shriver, Pepperdine, 70-72-70=212 (-4)

4. Nic Larson, Utah, 72-70-71=213 (-3)

5. Aaron Goldberg, San Diego State, 72-73-69=214 (-2)

Arizona Finishers

T14. Tarquin MacManus, 72-75-73=220 (+4)

T18. Trey Denton*, 75-71-75-221 (+5)

T18. Creighton Honeck, 68-77-76=221 (+5)

T34. Nicholas Park*, 73-77-74=224 (+8)

T39. Roberto Galletti, 75-74-76=225 (+9)

T65. Andrew Kelly, 74-73-83=230 (+14)

T69. Tyler Neal, 78-78-75=231 (+15)

* Competing as an individual

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