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Men?s Golf Finishes 10th at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: October 11, 2005
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Liaw’s final-round 69 makes him the top-finishing Wildcat


TUCSON, Ariz. ?- The University of Arizona posted a two-under 282 total Tuesday to finish in 10th place at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate in Birmingham, Ala.


Arizona’s 282 tally Tuesday gave the team a three-round total of 860 (+8) and placed the Wildcats 10th in the field of 12 teams.  The final-round score and tournament total were season lows for the Wildcats.  UA finished 32 strokes behind tournament-winner Georgia Tech (828).  Georgia (834) and UAB (842) rounded out the top three places.


Junior Henry Liaw carded a final-round 69 to finish with a three-round total of 213 (E) and a tie for 22nd place.  The 69 was his low round of the season.  Sophomore Trey Denton posted a tie for 27th place at one-over 214 after a one-over 72 on Tuesday.


Freshman Nicholas Park tied fro 42nd place at 218 (+5), while freshman Ben Fox tied for 47th place at 220 (+7).  Junior Josh Wilks tied for 56th place with a three-round total of 225 (+12).


The Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate was contested at Old Overton Club, a par-71, 6,958-yard layout.  Arizona will next be in action, Oct. 31-Nov. 1, at the CordeValle Invitational in San Martin, Calif.


Top Five Teams                                Top Five Individuals

1.       Georgia Tech           828 (-24)              1.  Garrett Osborn                                    62-66-69=197 (-16)

2.       Georgia                     834 (-18)              2.  Chris Kirk, Georgia                            72-66-68=206 (-7)

3        UAB                           842 (-10)                    Jake Ellison, Brigham Young          74-66-66=206 (-7)

4.       Alabama                   844 (-8)                 4. Cameron Tringale, Georgia Tech   73-67-67=207 (-6)

5.       Brigham Young       847 (-5)                      Taylor Hall, Georgia Tech                 71-67-69=207 (-6)

                                                                                  Gabor Todd, Alabama                       67-72-68=207 (-6)


                                                                         Arizona Finishers

                                                                        T22.  Henry Liaw           72-72-69=213 (E)

                                                                        T27.  Trey Denton         71-71-72=214 (+1)

                                                                        T42.  Nicholas Park     76-72-70=218 (+5)

                                                                        T47.  Ben Fox                72-77-71=220 (+7)

                                                                        T56.  Josh Wilks           81-72-72=225 (+12)

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