WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – The Miami University golf team had an impressive fifth-place finish out of 27 teams at the Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate on Tuesday. The RedHawks shot a final round of 11-over par 291 to finish the event at 35-over par. Texas Tech, which is ranked 50th in the country, won the tournament at 11-over par.
Junior Scott Cahill completed the best tournament of his career with a 71 on Tuesday. He finished the event at three-over par in a tie for sixth place. It is his first top-10 finish at Miami.
Senior Mark MacDonald also had a strong day on Tuesday, shooting a two-over par 72. He finished the event at seven-over par and was tied for 13th.
Sophomore Jack Sparling had a 75, and finished the tournament at 12-over par, tied for 37th. Sophomore Bud Radis shot a final round 73, while junior Brantley Kushner finished with a 75. Both of them tied for 54th overall at 15-over par.
"I was incredibly proud of the way we showed up today," said head coach Zac Zedrick. "The conditions continued to deteriorate as the day went on and we just kept digging in. We did not let the weather get in the way of our performance. We made some strides this week."
Miami returns to action April 12-13 when it participates in the Robert Kepler Intercollegiate in Columbus, Ohio.