Prouty top individual finisher with a tie for 14th place
TUCSON, Ariz. ?- The University of Arizona men’s golf junior varsity team finished in 10th place at the Del Walker Intercollegiate in Long Beach, Calif.
Arizona’s 46-over-par 898 total placed the team 10th in the field of 12, 36 strokes behind tournament-winner Lamar. UA carded totals of 297, 298 and 303 in the three-round event. Denver (865), Long Beach State (866) and UC-Irvine (866), and UC-Santa Barbara(878) rounded out the top-five places.
Arizona was led by sophomore Brian Prouty, who collected his second career top-20 finish. Competing as an individual, Prouty carded a five-over-par 218 en route to a tie for 14th place.
Also posting a top-20 finish for the Wildcats was sophomore Mark Lamb. He carded a seven-over 220 and finished the event in a tie for 20th place. It was Lamb’s first top-20 finish of the season and the third of his career.
Freshman Justin Silverstein shot a 14-over 227 and finished tied for 48th place. Freshman Trey Denton tied for 50th place with a 16-over 229 total, while sophomore Ben Marsh finished in 53rd place after carding an 18-over 231 total. Freshman Tyler Neal tied for 56th place with a 20-over 233 total.
The Del Walker Intercollegiate was contested at Virginia Country Club, a par 71, 6,584-yard layout.
The Arizona varsity will next be in action, Nov. 14-16, at the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship in Orlando, Fla.
Top Five Teams Top Five Individuals
1. Lamar 862 (+10) 1. Barrett Jarosch, Denver 70-74-65=209 (-4)
2. Denver 865 (+13) 2. Nick Olivarri, UTSA 65-74-71=210 (-3)
3. Long Beach State 866 (+14) 3. Dawie VanDerWalt, Lamar 69-69-73=211 (-2)
UC-Irvine 866 (+14) Brian Edick, UC-Irvine 70-71-70=211 (-2)
5. UC-Santa Barbara 878 (+26) 5. Garrett Sapp, UC-Irvine 69-74-70=213 (E)
T14. Brian Prouty * 72-74-72=218 (+5)
T20. Mark Lamb 72-71-77=220 (+7)
T48. Justin Silverstein 75-75-77=227 (+14)
T50. Trey Denton 76-74-79=229 (+16)
53. Ben Marsh 78-78-75=231 (+18)
T56. Tyler Neal 74-85-74=233 (+20)
* competed as an individual