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Liberty Finishes 14th in Elon's Sea Trail Intercollegiate Invitational

September 24, 2006
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Liberty Finishes 14th in Elon's Sea Trail Intercollegiate Invitational
Liberty University shot the fourth best team round on Sunday to move up fives spots to finish Elon's Sea Trail Intercollegiate Invitational in 14th place out of 20 teams. 
 
Matt Cook took the crown in a tie-break to lead the Western Carolina Catamounts the first place finish.  Cook finished the tournament tied with Kris Shepherd of Kennesaw State after both men shot a 67 on day two to finish the tournament 10-under-par at 134.  Cook defeated Shepherd on the third hole of the tie-break.
 
WCU finished with a five-under-par 571 (286-285), one stroke ahead of Elon who finished second with a 572 (293-279).  James Madison, who led the tournament after the first round, finished third with a score of 575 (284-291).  Radford shot a 579 (293-286) to place fourth while Loyola finished fifth with a 581 (289-292).

For Liberty, Peter Horstman shot a tournament team low of 71 on Sunday to lead the Flames at four-over par for the tournament. Jay Calvo finished one stroke behind Horstman for the tournament as he shot one-over par on in the final round to finish at 149 for the 36 hole event.  Stephen Hawk shot a team high 78 on Saturday joined Horstman as he shot a 71 on Sunday to equal Calvo's 149 for the tournament.  Parker McKoy and Michael Turner round out the Flames as they finished at eight-over and nine-over par for the tournament shooting 152 and 153 respectively.
 
Liberty is back in action at their own tournament as they host the Frank Landrey Invitational at the Poplar Grove Golf Course in Amherst, Va. The tournament is a two day, 54-hole event October 16-17.  
 
1 Western Carolina U.        286 285 571         -5
2 Elon University                 293 279 572        -4
3 James Madison Univ.      284 291 575         -1
4 Radford University          293 286 579         +3
5 Loyola College                289 292 581         +5
6 Gardner-Webb U.             291 291 582         +6
7 Longwood University      296 287 583         +7
8 Kennesaw St. Univ.         296 291 587         +11
9 Stetson University            292 297 589         +13
10 Guilford College             289 301 590         +14
11 N. Car. – Pembroke       293 298 591        +15
12 Belmont Abbey Coll.    298 294 592         +16
13 George Mason Univ.     301 293 594         +18
14 Liberty University       305 291 596         +20
15 Delaware, U. of              295 303 598         +22
16 Appalachian State U.    302 298 600         +24
      High Point U. 303 297 600         +24
18 Wofford College            300 303 603         +27
19 South Carolina State     298 306 604         +28
20 Hampton University     346 332 678         +102