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Tigers Finish 10th at OVC Championships, Fultz Places 14th
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Tigers Finish 10th at OVC Championships, Fultz Places 14th
Jermey Fultz Sinks Birdie Putt on 18

Final Results | Day Three Photo Album

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The 2016 Ohio Valley Conference Championship came to a close with Tennessee State placing 10th with a 69-over, 933 (309-311-313). Jermey Fultz led the Tigers, and placed 14th in the field of 55, with a 6-over, 222.

UT Martin claimed its first ever OVC Championship with a 15-over, 879. The Skyhawks edged out Morehead State by a stroke and Jacksonville State by two.

UTM’s Hunter Richardson claimed individual honors at 5-under, three shots better than Will Sallee from EKU.

Fultz made 12 pars through the first 16 holes, before dropping two birdies over the last three holes to post a 2-over, 74, on the final day. On the par-4, 16th, Fultz hit a wedge from 115 yards out to three feet for his first birdie of the day. The sophomore found success on the par-3, 18th, for the second consecutive day. Fultz used a 5-iron off the tee box, landing 12 feet past the hole, setting up a downhill putt for his final shot of the championships.

Drew Owens and Sam Gatlin scored for the Tigers for the third consecutive round with a 77 and an 81, respectively.

Rosario Falzone carded the final scoring round for TSU on Wednesday with a 9-over, 81. The freshman hit 11 fairways and 11 greens with one birdie. Falzone opened the day with a par and followed by sinking a 35 foot putt for birdie on the par-4, 2nd.

Jermey Fultz 75-73-74=222
Drew Owens 78-78-77=233
Sam Gatlin 77-81-81=239
Todd McGill 79-79-85=243
Rosario Falzone 86-86-81=253