WALLACE, N.C. – Senior Lanto
Griffin (Blacksburg, Va.) finished 1-under to lead
Virginia Commonwealth University to a fifth place showing at the
River Landing Intercollegiate Saturday.
Griffin, the reigning CAA Player of the Year, fired a final round 73 to place 15th. He shot 70-72-73=215 for the 54-hole event. Fellow senior Vincent Nadeau (Penhook, Va.) placed 19th overall, one shot behind Griffin (71-71-74=216).
VCU was 2-over (287-292-287=866) at the two-day event and finished tied with Maryland. Co-Host and Colonial Athletic Association rival UNC Wilmington captured the team championship with a final score of 847 (283-282-282), good for 17-under on the Par 72, 6,900-yard River Landing course. North Carolina (-15), Co-Host East Carolina (-5) and Wofford (-3) trailed the Seahawks.
Also for the Rams, sophomore Chase Sargent (Orlando, Fla.) was 1-over (75-72-70=217) placed 22nd, junior Mark Jargren (Helsingborg, Sweden) was 34th at 5-over (73-77-71=221) and senior Rafael Campos (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) was 50th (73-79-73=225).
VCU returns to action April 9-10 when it heads to Raleigh, N.C. for the Wolfpack Intercollegiate at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course.
ECU/UNCW River Landing Intercollegiate
River Landing G. C. (Wallace, N.C.)
Par 72, 6,900 Yards
1-UNC Wilmington (-17)
2-North Carolina (-15)
3-East Carolina (-5)
8-Michigan State (+5)
10-Seton Hall (+28)
June 1, 2010 WELCOME TO VCU GOLF!
May 20, 2010 NADEAU FIGHTS CROHN'S, LEADS VCU
April 18, 2010 VCU PLACES THIRD AT CAA CHAMPIONSHIP
April 16, 2010 TRIO OF RAMS EARN ALL-CAA GOLF HONORS
April 10, 2010 GRIFFINS LATE CHARGE EARNS RUNNER-UP HONORS
April 3, 2010 GRIFFIN SPURS RAMS TO FIFTH AT RIVER LANDING
March 20, 2010 CAMPOS, NADEAU PACE VCU AT DESERT SHOOTOUT
March 14, 2010 JARGREN, NADEAU LEAD RAMS TO SIXTH AT PINEHURST
October 25, 2009 VCU PLACES 13 AT UNCG BRIDGESTONE COLLEGIATE
October 12, 2009 GRIFFIN LEADS VCU TO FIFTH AT RAIN-SHORTENED BRICKYARD COLLEGIATE
September 29, 2009 RAMS PLACE SEVENTH AT VCU SHOOTOUT; UNC WILMINGTON, NAGY CLAIM TITLES
September 13, 2009 VCU NIPPED BY NORTH CAROLINA IN FINAL ROUND OF MARYLAND INTERCOLLEGIATE
August 30, 2009 VCU EIGHTH, GRIFFIN 17TH AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE