Tech Remains in Fourth at Linger Longer Invitational

March 24, 2013

Results

Greensboro, Ga. – Anders Albertson completed a bogey-free round of 68 (-4) Sunday to finish fourth individually, and Georgia Tech held on to its fourth-place team standing in the weather-shortened Linger Longer Invitational.

Albertson, a sophomore from Woodstock, Ga., finished 36 holes with a 4-under-par score of 140, four strokes behind Alabama’s Cory Whitsett, who finished off a second-round 70 Sunday to post a tournament total of 137 (-7). South Florida’s Richard James (68 Sunday) and Georgia’s Nicholas Reach (70) tied for second a 6-under 138.

It was the second top-10 finish this year for Albertson. Ollie Schniederjans completed a 3-under-par 69 Sunday and wound up a 1-under 143 to tie for 10th, recording his fourth top-10 of the year. Seth Reeves (148, +4) posted a 73 Sunday and tied for 32nd, while Michael Hines (149, +5) carded a 74 and tied for 36th.

Alabama, ranked No. 2 in the nation, ran away with the team title for the third straight year after posting a 9-under-par 279 Sunday. Four of the five Crimson Tide players finished in the top 10, lifting their team to a tournament total of 560 (-16), 16 strokes clear of co-host Kennesaw State (E). No. 14 Oklahoma State (+1) was third, followed by Tech (+3) and Georgia (+6) in the 14-team field.

Tech returns to action April 8-9 at the Gary Koch Invitational in Tampa, Fla.

LINGER LONGER INVITATIONALGreat Waters Golf Course, Greensboro, Ga.Final Results

TEAM STANDINGS 1 Alabama 281 279 560 -16 2 Kennesaw State 291 285 576 E 3 Oklahoma State 289 288 577 +1 4 Georgia Tech 295 284 579 +3 5 Georgia 291 291 582 +6 6 Mercer 298 291 589 +13 7 Oklahoma 295 296 591 +15 8 South Florida 299 293 592 +16 9 Charlotte 297 298 595 +19 12 10 Michigan State 306 290 596 +20 11 11 Liberty 300 297 597 +21 T7 12 Jacksonville 297 305 602 +26 13 13 Minnesota 308 298 606 +30 14 14 Penn State 311 313 624 +48

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS 1 Cory Whitsett Alabama 67 70 137 -7 T2 Nicholas Reach Georgia 68 70 138 -6 T2 Richard James South Florida 70 68 138 -6 4 Anders Albertson Georgia Tech 72 68 140 -4 T5 Austin Vick Kennesaw State 70 71 141 -3 T5 Bobby Wyatt Alabama 71 70 141 -3 T5 Kevin Dougherty * Oklahoma State 68 73 141 -3 T5 Jordan Niebrugge Oklahoma State 72 69 141 -3 9 Michael Gellerman * Oklahoma 68 74 142 -2 T10 Ollie Schniederjans Georgia Tech 74 69 143 -1 T10 Justin Thomas Alabama 71 72 143 -1 T10 Mathieu Fenasse Liberty 73 70 143 -1 T10 Talor Gooch Oklahoma State 73 70 143 -1 T10 Keith Mitchell Georgia 70 73 143 -1 T10 Trey Mullinax Alabama 72 71 143 -1 T10 Matthew Moseley Michigan State 74 69 143 -1

GEORGIA TECH SCORES 4 Anders Albertson (2) 72 68 140 T10 Ollie Schniederjans (1) 74 69 143 T32 Seth Reeves (4) 75 73 148 T36 Michael Hines (3) 75 74 149 T67 Richy Werenski (5) 74 83 157

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