Moc Golfers Tie For 5th In Texas Tournament

Sunday, February 24, 2013

HUMBLE, Texas --- The Chattanooga Mocs men’s golf team shot 295 (+7) in Sunday’s final round to move up to a tie for fifth finish at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship. The event was played on Redstone Golf Club’s Tournament Course which is the site of the PGA Tour’s Shell Houston Open.

Senior Steven Fox (Hendersonville, Tenn.) led the Mocs tying for 18th at one-over par 217. He shot consistent rounds of 72, 73 and 72 for his total. Junior Davis Bunn (Knoxville, Tenn.

) was just as solid tying for 22nd a stroke back at 218 (+2). He carded scores of 73, 72 and 73.

Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) was one more shot behind Fox tying for 25th at 219 (+3). After opening the tourney shooting 69 and 71, Johnston struggled with a seven-over par 79 Sunday. He recorded the final round drop score for the team.

Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) tied Fox for the team lead today with a 72 as well. He tied for 46th at 223. Benni Weilguni (Langenlois, Austria) rounded out the team scoring with a 78 today for a three-day total of 234.

No. 3 Texas ran away with the title shooting 22-under 842. The Longhorns won by 21 over co-host Houston at 863, while South Carolina took third at plus seven (871). UT’s Brandon Stone shot 67 (-5) today to win medalist honors at 207 (-9), three strokes clear of teammate and runner-up Julio Vegas at 210 (-6).

The Mocs are off until March 11-12 when the squad tees it up at the Auburn Tiger Shootout. The two-day, 54-hole event’s live scoring is available via the men’s golf schedule page on GoMocs.com and fans can follow @GoMocsMGLF on twitter for updates.

Bayou City Collegiate Championship

Feb. 22-24 – Redstone Golf Club Tournament Course

1) No. 3 Texas

285-274-283

842 (-22)

2) Houston

294-282-287

863 (-1)

3) South Carolina

294-286-291

871 (+7)

5) Louisiana Tech

291-287-296

874 (+10)

5) Chattanooga

290-290-295

875 (+11)

tie) Baylor

286-286-303

875 (+11)

7) Charlotte

289-285-304

878 (+14)

8) East Carolina

290-295-295

880 (+16)

9) Lamar

295-292-294

881 (+17)

10) UTSA

292-296-295

883 (+19)

11) Houston Baptist

294-296-302

892 (+28)

12) Indiana

296-297-300

893 (+29)

13) UT Arlington

290-299-307

896 (+32)

tie) New Mexico State

299-289-308

896 (+32)

15) Rice

309-301-307

917 (+53)

Mocs:

T18) Steven Fox

72-73-72

217 (+1)

T22) Davis Bunn

73-72-73

218 (+2)

T25) Liam Johnston

69-71-79

219 (+3)

T46) Chris Robb

77-74-72

223 (+7)

76) Benni Weilguni

76-80-78

234 (+18)


71-69 Nared Hits Game-Winner, Lady Vols Top #6 Notre Dame

Jaime Nared drained the winning jumper with 10.3 seconds remaining, Diamond DeShields scored 20 points and Tennessee clawed its way back to seize a 71-69 upset win over No. 6/6 Notre Dame on Monday at Thompson-Boling Arena. After trailing for most of the game, the Lady Vols (11-6) flipped the script on Notre Dame (16-3) in an exciting fourth quarter. The win was Tennessee's ... (click for more)

PHOTOS: East Hamilton Girls, CCS Boys Post MLK Wins

Walker Charged With Sunday Night Murder Of Girlfriend In LaFayette

A 29-year-old Walker County man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, also 29. Sheriff Steve Wilson said David Ryan Walker was charged in the slaying of Candace Ann Hankins. He said she was killed inside a house on Wheeler Road in LaFayette and her body was found in woods behind the house. The sheriff said Walker called relatives to express remorse about the killing. ... (click for more)

Man With Gun Runs From Police At Hamilton Place Mall; Pushes Shoppers Out Of The Way

A man who was found to be armed with a handgun was chased by police early Saturday afternoon. He pushed shoppers out of the way during the pursuit, which included racing down an escalator.   Erwin J. Rogers, 22, of 6111 Nottingham Dr., is facing multiple charges.    Around 1:50 p.m., Chattanooga Police officers working at the Hamilton Place Mall ... (click for more)

Beyond Freedom Of Speech

Yes, most people know about the First Amendment to our Constitution, "The right, guaranteed by the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, to express beliefs and ideas without unwarranted government restriction."  I being a "deplorable" draw the line when people block traffic, try to disrupt, and even stop an activity through malice and disregard for others. Case being ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: What Else $3 Can Mean

Orchard Knob Middle School, located on North Highland Park Avenue in Chattanooga, led every other secondary school in the state of Tennessee last year with 6.8 percent of its students expelled. So as people are working feverishly to keep the school from being taken over by the state’s Department of Education, allow me to pose a question. Last Friday during the last period of ... (click for more)