Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Men's Golf Finishes Seventh at Tucker Invitational
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: September 27, 2008
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Sept. 27, 2008

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TUCSON, Ariz. - The University of Arizona men's golf team finished in seventh place Saturday at the William H. Tucker Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M.

Arizona posted a final-round tally of 302 en route to a three-round total of 895 (+31). The Wildcats finished seventh in the 16 team field. UNLV topped the field by 11 strokes with a 12-under 852 total.

Junior Brad Nicholson led the Wildcats by finishing in a tie for 26th place. Playing in his first event as a Wildcat after transferring from Brigham Young, Nicholson shot a final-round 75 to post a seven-over 223 total. He finished three strokes ahead of the rest of his teammates, as the remaining four members of the UA lineup tied for 37th place at 10-over 226

Three Wildcats also competed in the event as individuals. Nicholas Park tied for 37th place at 10-over 226. Andrew Kelly tied for 67the place at 16-over 232, while John Kostis finished 83rd at 23-over 239.

The William H. Tucker Invitational was contested at the UNM Championship course, a par-72, 7,403-yard layout.

The Wildcats will next be in action at the Wolf Pack Classic, Oct. 6-7, in Reno, Nev.

Top-Five Teams
1.	UNLV      	277-292-283=852 (-12)
2.	New Mexico	277-287-299=863 (-1)
3.	Pepperdine	286-290-288=864 (E)
4.	Colorado  	289-289-290=868 (+4)
5.	Ohio State	281-292-298=871 (+7)

Top-Five Individuals 1. Derek Tolan, Colorado 71-68-72=211 (-5) Eddie Olson, UNLV 67-74-70=211 (-5) 3. Josh Anderson, Pepperdine 71-69-72=212 (-4) 4 Bo Hoag, Ohio State 70-69-74=213 (-3) 5. Derek Ernst, UNLV 71-72-71=214 (-2) Steve Saunders, New Mexico 67-76-71=214 (-2)

Arizona Finishers T26. Brad Nicholson 75-73-75=223 (+7) T37. Jonathan Khan 72-76-74=226 (+10) T37. Tarquin MacManus 76-73-77=226 (+10) T37. Tyler Neal 76-74-76=226 (+10) T37. Roberto Galletti 78-74-74=226 (+10) T37. Nicholas Park * 73-74-79=226 (+10) T67. Andrew Kelly * 78-78-76=232 (+16) 83. John Kostis * 72-81-86=239 (+23)

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