JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Taking down 10 Top 100 teams, Jacksonville University finished second at 2017 John Hayt Invitational. The Dolphins' David Wicks also took home second place individually.
Wicks carded 211 (70+70+71) through three rounds, tying for second with North Florida's Phillip Knowles. The senior from Bexhill, England, finished two-under-par on Par 3s and six-under-par on Par 5s, had 46 holes of par or better, and hit 13 birdies, including an eagle. Sam Uhland tied for ninth with 218 (72+71+75), hitting 43 holes of par or better, and Raul Pereda came in 27th with 222 (79+70+73). Ryan Jahn had a 224 (75+74+75) to tie for 37th, and Elliott Fullalove moved up five spots in the final round to tie for 56th with 230 (78+76+76). Zachary Alligood, who competed as an individual, moved up eight spots in the final round with a total of 235 (85+75+75) to tie for 68th.
Tournament host University of North Florida took home the team title with a three-round total of 871, just three strokes ahead of JU at 874. UCF and Campbell tied for third place with 875 apiece, and Liberty came in fifth with 878.
The Dolphins are out of action for the next two weeks, but will return to the green March 10-12 at the Seminole Intercollegiate, hosted at the Southwood Golf Club in Tallahassee, Fla.