HUMBLE, Texas - No. 10 Auburn Men's Golf finished first at the All-American Intercollegiate Championship, carding an 11-under 277 on Sunday at the par 72, 7,067-yard AAI Course at the Golf Club of Houston for the lowest total finish in tournament history at 42-under 274-271-277-822.
"Outstanding win for the team and program," said coach Nick Clinard. "The guys played well, and they played for each other all week. It was fun to watch. We are going to continue to chase greatness each and every day ahead."
The Tigers held an overall 16-stroke lead for the tournament. No. 3 Baylor finished second carding a 26-under 279-279-280-838.
Senior Ben Schlottman led the Tigers in third place carding a 12-under 70-67-67-204 for the tournament. The Advance, North Carolina, native tallied 5 birdies on Nos. 7 and 8 on the front nine and Nos. 12, 13 and 18 to finish the day at 5-under.
Sophomore Jovan Rebula (69-65-71-205) and Junior Trace Crowe (70-66-69-205) t-4 at 11-under. Freshman Brandon Mancheno t-7 at 8-under 65-73-70-208. Freshman Wells Padgett finished 79 at 10-over 75-75-76-226.
Junior Ryan Knop, playing as an individual t-35 at 1-under 72-69-74-215.
Ole Miss finished third at 23-under 276-291-274-841, followed by South Carolina (281-283-279-843), Houston (274-288-287-849), Wake Forest (286-282-282-850) and North Texas (281-292-287-860).
SMU (286-282-282-850) and South Alabama (281-292-290-850) t-8 followed by USTA (290-290-285-865), Sam Houston State (285-293-289-867), Rice (290-289-289-868) and Charlotte (294-289-287-868).
Cincinnati (296-293-285-874) and Georgia State (295-294-285-874) t-14, followed by McNeese State (292-293-295-880), Southeastern Louisiana (292-300-299-891) and Lamar University (297-300-295-892).
Co-host Houston finished third at 12-under 283-287-282-852, followed by South Carolina (285-859), Auburn, Rice (292-865), Southeastern Louisiana (291-867), McNeese State (292-868), UTSA (285-869) and Charlotte (286-873).
Keenan Huskey of South Carolina won medalist honors at 15-under 68-68-65-201.
The Tigers will host the Tiger Intercollegiate Championships March 2-6 at Grand National in Opelika, Ala. Live scoring will be available through golfstat.com