Watson & ODU Take Third At Birkdale Collegiate
By ODU Athletics
March 11, 2006
CHARLOTTE, NC - Freshman Matt Watson (Chesapeake, VA.) shot a 69 in today's final round to finished with a three-round score of 261 and third place at the Birkdale Collegiate Classic. He was just three strokes behind individual champion Neil O'Briain of Wofford. As a team, the Monarchs placed third with a 54-hole total of 891. Charlotte won the event with an 870 and UT Chattanooga was second at 889.
Jeff Long (Centreville, VA.) finished with a 227 to take 20th while Stan Guerrero (Tijuana, Mexico )and Greg Sampson (Warren, RI.) each finished with 228's for 22nd spot. ODU returns to action on March 20 at the William and Mary Invitational.
BIRKDALE COLLEGIATE CLASSIC Charlotte, NC. Par 72/ 7013 yards Final Results 1. Charlotte (870); 2. UT Chattanooga (889); 3. ODU (891); 4. Liberty (893); 5. Richmond ( 894); 6. Belmont Abbey (909), Bowling Green (9140; 8. Francis Marion (915); 9. Wofford (921); 10. James Madison (922); 11. William & Mary (926); 12. Davidson (931).