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Men's Golf Surges To Sixth At Cobra-Puma Invite

Freshman Peyton White posted his second top-10 in four starts this fall at the Cobra-Puma Invitational

Oct. 28, 2013

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FORT MYERS, Fla. - The Ohio University men’s golf team concluded its fall portion of the 2013-14 schedule on a high note, jumping six spots in final round action to finish in sixth place at the Cobra-Puma Invitational in Fort Myers, Fla.

Bolstered by a season-best 18-hole team score of 289 (+1) today, the Bobcats put together a combined 54-hole total of 889 (+25) to surge up the leaderboard Monday. The sixth-place finish was Ohio’s best since a third-place showing at the 2012 MAC Championship.

The top three finishers in the event remained unchanged from day one. Florida Golf Coast took home first place shooting a combined team score of 855 (-9). Florida Atlantic and Bethune-Cookman placed second and third with team scores of 868 (+4) and 869 (+5), respectively.

Freshman Peyton White (Huntersville, N.C.) was in the zone on Monday while shooting a four-under par (68). The score was tied for the third-best round amongst the field of 76. Overall, White jumped 10 spots to finish in 10th place with a three-round score of 215 (75-72-68, -1). It marked White’s second top-10 in four starts this fall.

Senior Phil Gieseker (Saline, Mich.) continued his excellent play on the week, shooting an even-par 72 on Sunday. Gieseker earned a 15th place overall finish with a three-round tally of 218 (74-72-72,+2).

While White finished second in the field in par-3 scoring (-2) and third in total birdies (15), Gieseker was tied for fifth amongst all competitors in par-5 scoring (-6).

Junior Andrew Mlynarski (St. Michaels, Md.) continued his consistently solid play with a tie for 38th place overall after posting a combined score of 226 (73-76-77, +10). Mylnarski led Ohio with 34 pars on the week.

The final two student-athletes competing for Ohio made significant improvements on Monday to help propel the team to its solid finish.

Freshman Ty Herriott (Brandywine, Md.) shot a 73 on Sunday, his best round of the tournament by five strokes. Herriott shot a combined 231 (80-78-73, +15) to place t-55th. Senior Bradley Lucas (Worthington, Ohio) shot a total of 235 (81-78-76, +19) to finish t-63rd.

With this result, Ohio has concluded their fall season. The Bobcats will return to action this February for the 2014 spring season.