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Sunday, February 22, 2004

RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 22, 2004) - Freshman Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) shot a 1-over-par 73 to lead the East Tennessee State University men's golf team in first round action Sunday at the Puerto Rico Classic. The Buccaneers are currently 15th after one round of the three-day at the Rio Mar Country Club River Course.

Clemson currently leads the team competition by two strokes over second-place Oklahoma with a combined score of 7-under 281. In the individual competition, Texas' Jason Hartwick fired a 6-undre 66 to take a one-stroke advantage over Clemson's Jack Ferguson.

Along with Davies, other ETSU efforts included sophomore Andrew Paduch (Johnson City), who tied for 56th at 4-over and junior Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales), who finished tied for 66th at 5-over. Freshman Stephen Arnold (Langhorne, Penn.) and sophomore Noel Kavanagh (Westport, Ireland) rounded out the Bucs' effort with scored over 6-over and 8-over, respectively.

The Puerto Rico Classic is ETSU's first event of the spring season and will continue with second round play Monday and third round play on Tuesday. See the accompanying score sheets for complete results.

 

Team Results
Place Team 1st Rd. 2nd Rd. 3rd Rd. Total
1 Clemson 281 281
2 Oklahoma 283 283
T3 Minnesota 288 288
T3 Texas 288 288
5 Florida 289 289
6 Georgia 290 290
T7 Oklahoma State 292 292
T7 Virginia 292 292
T9 Kent State 293 293
T9 N.C. State 293 293
11 Virginia Tech 295 295
12 Georgia Tech 296 296
T13 Purdue 300 300
T13 Duke 300 300
15 E. Tennessee St. 304 304
T16 Illinois 306 306
T16 Northwestern 306 306
18 Michigan 319 319
Individual Results
1 Jason Hartwick Texas 65 -6
2 Jack Ferguson Clemson 67 -5
3 Justin Smith Minnesota 68 -4
4 Tyler Leon Okla. State 69 -3
5 Six tied at -2
ETSU Results
T29 Rhys Davies 73 +1
T56 Andrew Paduch 76 +4
T66 Cennydd Mills 77 +5
T72 Stephen Arnold 78 +6
T77 Noel Kavanagh 80 +8