Georgia Tech Golf Team Finishes Sixth at Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship

March 13, 2005

ATLANTA – Roberto Castro shot three-over-par Sunday and moved into a tie for 15th place individually, while No. 2-ranked Georgia Tech posted a nine-over-par team score of 297 to finish sixth place at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Golf Championship in Las Vegas, Nev.

Tech (297-283-297 – 877) finished sixth, seven strokes ahead of conference foe Wake Forest (297-283-304 – 884), 22-strokes behind host team and champion UNLV (294-281-280 – 855). Georgia finished in second place, with Florida, top-ranked Oklahoma State and Arizona State rounding out the top-five.

Castro finished the tournament two-over-par after carding a 75 in the final round. The Alpharetta, Ga. native finished tied for 15th just nine stokes off the leader Mark Anderson of South Carolina.

Chan Song and Nicholas Thompson finished tied for 25th at six-over-par, while Kevin Larsen and Mike Barbosa were both at +8 to finish 35th.

SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS COLLEGIATE Southern Highlands Golf Club, Las Vegas, Nev. – Par 72 Final-Round Results

TEAM RESULTS1       UNLV    -9      294-281-280--8552       Georgia +6      296-281-293--8703       Florida +8      296-290-286--8724       Oklahoma St.    +10     292-284-298--8745       Arizona State   +12     288-288-300--8766       Georgia Tech    +13     297-283-297--8777       Wake Forest     +20     297-283-304--8848       S. Carolina     +26     290-296-304--8909       UCLA    +27     290-303-298--891T10     New Mexico      +32     303-289-304--896T10     TCU     +32     300-296-300--89612      Washington      +37     293-303-305--90113      Clemson +39     300-297-306--90314      Auburn  +41     299-300-306--90515      Texas   +44     302-302-304--908
INDIVIDUAL LEADERST1      Mark Anderson, South Carolina   -7      66-72-71--209T1      Daniel Im, UCLA -7      66-75-68--2093       Ryan Moore, UNLV        -5      73-67-71--2114       Travis Whisman, UNLV    -4      75-73-64--2125       Matt Every, Florida     -3      77-67-69--213T6      David Denham, Georgia   -1      72-70-73--215T6      Chris Kirk, Georgia     -1      76-71-68--215T6      Spencer Levin, New Mexico       -1      73-67-75--215T6      Matthew Rosenfeld, Texas        -1      69-76-70--215T10     Sam Hunt, UNLV  E       72-71-73--216T10     J.J. Killeen, TCU       E       73-70-73--216T10     Pablo Martin, Oklahoma State    E       75-68-73--216T10     Zack Robinson, Oklahoma State   E       70-72-74--21614      Pat Moore, Arizona State        +1      73-70-74--217T15     Roberto Castro, Georgia Tech +2      74-69-75--218T15     Kyle Reifers, Wake Forest       +2      76-67-75--218T15     Brett Stegmaier, Florida        +2      74-76-68--218
GEORGIA TECH SCOREST15     Roberto Castro       +2      74-69-75--218T25     Chan Song +6      79-71-72--222T25     Nicholas Thompson +6      74-72-76--222T35     Kevin Larsen   +8      79-71-74--224T35     Mike Barbosa   +8      70-74-80--224

-GT GOLF-

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