TUESDAY, APRIL 08, 2014
Torrance Earns Top 5 After Firing a Final Round 68
Nick Torrance (Photo by Skip Tapp)
Nick Torrance (Photo by Skip Tapp)

CALHOUN COUNTY, Ala. - Nick Torrance fired a 68 on Tuesday to claim a top five finish and earn the Jacksonville men’s golf team a third place showing at the Grub Mart Intercollegiate. Behind the play of Torrance, the Dolphins posted a 296 and closed the event hosted by Jacksonville State at Silver Lake Golf Course with a 595 (299-296) 36-hole total. 

Torrance moved from 17th to fifth with the lowest second round score by any player in the 55-man field. He ended the rain shortened tournament with a -2, 142 (74-68). Connor Salanger was also in the top 20 as he tied for 15th at +5, 149 (75-74).

Jacksonville will close out the regular season next week at the A-Sun Championship held at Chateau Elan Golf Club in Braselton, Ga..

3 Jacksonville Univ. 299 296 595
T 5 Nick Torrance 74 68 142
T 15 Connor Salanger 75 74 149
T 22 Brett McKinnon 74 77 151
T 40 Dillon Batsel 80 77 157
T 46 Prem Samritpricha 76 83 159

 

Team Scores
1 Jacksonville St. 291 289 580
2 Columbus State 299 295 594
3 Jacksonville Univ. 299 296 595
4 Morehead State Univ 299 299 598
Jacksonville St B 295 303 598
6 Armstrong 295 315 610
7 Northern Kentucky U. 300 311 611
8 North Dakota State 304 315 619