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Spiders Place 11th at Irish Creek Collegiate
Courtesy: Richmond Athletics
Release: 04/01/2012
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. - The University of Richmond Spiders men's golf team wrapped up play at the Irish Creek Collegiate on Sunday, carding a final team round of 287 (+3) to end the 13-team tournament in 11th place with a score of 878 (+26).  No. 21-ranked Kent State won the event with a 54-hole team score of 825 (-27).

Junior Nick Austin also had a solid showing at the tournament this weekend, placing in a tie for 40th with a score of 220 (+7). Austin finished strong carding second and third round totals of 73 (+2). 

Classmate Daniel Walker finished just one stroke behind Austin, tying for 43rd place.  Walker carded rounds of 75-73-73 to finish with a total of 221 (+8).  Also tying for 43rd place was senior Brad Miller, who shot rounds of 70-74-77 over the weekend.

Rounding out the Spiders' effort at the Irish Creek Collegiate were freshmen Colin McDade and Danny Pizetoski.  McDade carded a final round 70 (-1) to finish with a three-round total of 222 (+9) and tie for 48th place.  Pizetoski wasn't far behind, shooting a third-round 71 (E) to finish in a tie for 67th with a score of 231 (+18).

The Richmond Spiders men's golf team will be back on the course on April 9-10 when the Spiders will play in the Coca Cola Wofford Intercollegiate.  For full coverage of Spider men's golf, fans can follow the team on Twitter - @SpiderMensGolf.

Irish Creek Collegiate
The Club at Irish Creek - Par 71
Final Team Standings
1. #21 Kent State 825 (-27)
2. #17 Duke 839 (-13)
3. Mercer 843 (-9)
4. Charlotte 849 (-3)
5. VCU 859 (+7)
11. Richmond 878 (+26)

Richmond Golfers
T40. Nick Austin 220 (+7)
T43. Brad Miller 221 (+8)
T43. Daniel Walker 221 (+8)
T48. Colin McDade 222 (+9)
T67. Danny Pizetoski 231 (+18) 

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