Sept. 22, 2013
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. - Jake Monday shot a final round 69 to finish fifth as the Auburn men's golf team brought home a runner-up finish at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate at Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville, Ind. Matt Gilchrest also had a top-10 finish, tying for ninth at plus-7 while Niclas Carlsson tied for 13th (plus-8) and Daniel Stringfellow 16th (plus-9).
"We played better today but still left quite a few shots out there with our wedge games," Auburn head coach Nick Clinard said.
Mondy finished the tournament plus-3 with an eagle and a tournament-best 36 pars, shooting a combined minus-3 on the par-5s for a three-round score of 216 (74-73-69). Gilchrest recorded 10 birdies, tied for 10th-best at the tournament, as he shot 73-72-75--220.
Carlsson, who also recorded an eagle during the tournament, shot 73-77-71--221 while Stringfellow lowered his score each round, carding a 77-74-71--222 and finishing with 32 pars on the weekend.
Will Long finished tied for 49th with a 78-75-79--232.
Victor Henum, playing as an individual, finished sixth, shooting a 74-70-74--218, collecting 11 birdies along the way.
Illinois won the team title at minus-8 while Auburn leapfrogged Kentucky in the final round as UK finished five shots behind Auburn at plus-30.
Illinois had the top four finishers in the tournament with Thomas Detry shooting a combined minus-4 (69-69-71--209) to claim the individual title.
Auburn returns to tournament action Oct. 7-8 at the Jerry Pate Invitational at the Old Overton Golf Club in Birmingham.