Men's Golf
Georgetown Men's Golf Finishes 13th at Adams Cup
Matt Myers tied for 18th to lead the Georgetown men's golf team at the Adams Cup.

Matt Myers tied for 18th to lead the Georgetown men's golf team at the Adams Cup.

Sept. 27, 2005

Washington, D.C. - Georgetown University senior men's golfer Matt Myers (St. Joseph, Mo./Central) finished tied for 18th place overall, leading the Hoya men's golf team to a 13th place finish at the Adams Cup of Newport, held at the Newport National Golf Club in Rhode Island.

Texas A&M shot a combined three round score of 31-over par 895 and won the two-day event by five strokes over North Carolina, second at 36-over par 900. The University of South Carolina-Aiken, which held a three stroke lead after Monday's first round, finished in third place (43-over par 907), followed by Rhode Island (54-over par 918) and South Florida (63-over par 927). They were followed by Texas-San Antonio, North Texas, Virginia Commonwealth, Southeastern Louisiana, Furman, Iowa State, Marshall, Georgetown, Yale, East Carolina and Bryant University. Martin Ureta of North Carolina fired a three-under par 69 and finished at even-par 216 to take medalist honors.

Myers posted rounds of five-over par 77, and four-over par 76 to finish at 15-over par 231 overall, leading the Hoya squad. Junior Matt Busa (Cleveland, Ohio/St. Ignatius) tied for 25th place, carding a 17-over par 233. Senior David Erikson (Edina, Minn./The Blake School) tied for 59th place at 25-over par 241, junior Tim Moynihan (Murraysville, Pa./Franklin Regional) tied for 66th place at 27-over par 243 and freshman Tim Hager (Ivyland, Pa.) finished tied for 77th place, shooting a 36-over par 252.

Georgetown returns to action on October 3-4, playing at the William & Mary Invitational.

 

 

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