ETSU men finish 8th at Puerto Rico Classic
Sophomore Rhys Davies fired a 68 on Tuesday.
Sophomore Rhys Davies fired a 68 on Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

 

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (March 1, 2005) - East Tennessee State University sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) and freshman Gareth Davis (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) fired 4-under-par 68s during the third and final round Tuesday in the Puerto Rico Classic at the Westin Rio Mar Golf Club.

 

Davies and Davis powered ETSU to an eighth place team finish, as the Bucs finished 27 strokes back of team champion Georgia Tech, which finished at 19-under. Arizona State's Alejandro Canizares took home the individual team title with a three-round score of 12-under par 204, and the top ETSU individual finisher was freshman Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland), who placed tied for 12th at 3-under-par 213.

 

Other ETSU results included Davies' 21st-place finish at 217, and senior Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales), who placed tied for 28th at 219. Shaw ended the event tied for 43rd, and senior Jeremy Hobson finished 90th.

 The Bucs will return to action beginning on March 6 at the Seminole Intercollegiate in Tallahassee, Fla.

Puerto Rico Classic
Westin Rio Mar GC/River
Rio Grande, PR
Dates: 2/27-3/01
Par: 72
Yardage: 6945

Final Results
1 Georgia Tech 280 278 287=845
2 Florida, U.of 279 283 287=849
3 Oklahoma State U. 282 283 285=850
4 Arizona State U. 284 286 287=857
5 Georgia, U. of 278 298 289=865
6 Minnesota, Univ. of 296 292 280=868
7 Duke University 292 289 288=869
8 East Tennessee St. 293 294 285=872
9 Clemson University 280 298 295=873
10 Purdue University 295 288 294=877
11 Oklahoma, U. of 287 300 297=884
12 Alabama, U. of 289 299 298=886
13 North Carolina State 286 303 303=892
14 Kent State 301 296 300=897
15 Virginia Tech 301 308 294=903
16 Northwestern 300 307 300=907
17 Illinois, U. of 299 305 304=908
18 Michigan, U. of 300 307 320=927
 
Individual
8 East Tennessee St. 293 294 285=872
T12 Cian McNamara 69 68 76=213
T21 Rhys Davies 75 74 68=217
T28 Cennydd Mills 73 73 73=219
T43 Gareth Shaw 76 79 68=223
90 Jeremy Hobson 79 89 92=260

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