March 11, 2014
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. - The University of Louisville men's golf team had two top 10 finishers, but could only muster a sixth-place at the General Hackler Championship on Tuesday.
As a team, Louisville improved by five shots on Tuesday to finish just three shots out of fourth place at the par 72, 6,950-yard TPC of Myrtle Beach. The Cardinals carded a 302-301-296=899. Middle Tennessee took home the tournament championship with an 884 and Kent State was second with an 886.
Robin Sciot-Siegrist, who entered the day in the a tie for 12th place, fired a 1-under par 71 to improve by seven spots to post the best finish for the Cardinals. He placed fifth after shooting a 74-75-71=220 for the two-day tournament.
Antoine LeSaux was also in the top 10, finishing in a tie for eighth-place after shooting 74-72-75=221. J.D. Lehman tied for 26th-place with his 77-78-74=229 and Max Walz was tied for 32nd-place after shooting 77-76-77=230. Robert Geibel, who was playing in the No. 1 spot, tied for 50th-place after his 77-83-76=236 performance on Tuesday.
The Cardinals will continue their spring break tour by heading to the Seahawk Intercollegiate in Wilmington, N.C., on March 16-17.