Golf Finishes Ninth at OVC Championship
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Paducah, Ky. --- The Tennessee State University men’s golf team tallied a score of 957 for a ninth place finish at the OVC Tournament.


Richard Gill, who was third after day one, rebounded from a score of 84 on Monday, trimming seven strokes off that score to finish with a 77 on Tuesday. He finished tied for 26th overall.


Chris Seibel carded scores of 84-76-80 for a total of 240 and tie for 36th. On Monday, Drew Bobo hit a hole-in-one on 12 but finished the tournament in a tie for 39th with a score of (83-80-78) 241.


Lawrence Larson (44th) recorded a 248 while Ryan Smith (47th) carded a 253.


Eastern Kentucky won its 11th Championship in the 60-year history of the event while Murray State came in second. Austin Peay rounded out the top three.


The three-round 54-hole tournament was hosted by Tennessee Tech University at the Country Club of Paducah.