February 27, 2011

JARGREN’S STRONG FINISH LEADS RAMS AT SEAHAWK INTERCOLLEGIATE

Team Results
Individual Results

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Senior Mark Jargren (Helsingborg, Sweden) closed with back-to-back strong rounds to lead Virginia Commonwealth University to a sixth place finish at the Seahawk Intercollegiate Monday at the Country Club of Landfall.

The Rams, playing in their first tournament of the spring season, finished with a three-round total of 906, 42-over par. VCU outpaced Colonial Athletic Association rivals Old Dominion (ninth), Georgia State (10TH), Towson (11th) and Delaware (12th). Host UNC Wilmington (+15) took home the team championship, followed by Liberty (+19), Wake Forest and East Carolina (+24) and South Carolina (+26), respectively.
 
Jargren tied for 17th place, individually after firing a second-round 69 on Sunday, followed by Monday's 75. It was a strong finish for the four-year starter, who opened with a 79 during Sunday morning's first round.
 
VCU junior Matt Smith (Lancaster, Pa.) carded a final-round 71 to place 27th, while freshman Matt Ball Jr. (Richmond, Va.) took 30th.
 
The Rams will return to action on March 11-13, when they head to Pinehurst, N.C. and Pinehurst #6 for the Pinehurst Intercollegiate.
 
SEAHAWK INTERCOLLEGIATE
CC of Landfall (Wilmington, N.C.)
Par 72 / Yardage: 6,918

Team results
1-UNCW +15
2-Liberty +19
T3-Wake Forest +24
T3-East Carolina +24
5-South Carolina +26
6-VCU +42
T7-Davidson +55
T7-North Carolina +55
9-Old Dominion +64
10-Georgia State +71
11-Towson +90
12-Delaware +117

6-VCU (301-303-302=906)
T5-Mark Jargren (79-69-75=223)
T27-Matt Smith (79-79-71=229)
T30-Matt Ball, Jr. (72-81-77=230)
T41-Rocky Khara (74-74-88=236)
51-Chase Sargent (76-83-79=238)
 
Individual

T58-Evan Boyer (77-84-83=244)
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