Oct. 20, 2013
The No. 23 Auburn men's golf team closed out its fall schedule with an 11th-place showing at the US Collegiate Championship on the Lakeside Course at the Golf Club of Georgia. Auburn shot 296 in the final round to finish the tournament a combined plus-14, which tied with it East Tennessee State in the 15-team tournament.
Niclas Carlsson was Auburn's highest finisher, shooting a final round 74 to end the tournament at minus-1 overall, tied for 18th.
Matt Gilchrest was two strokes behind Carlsson at plus-1 for the tournament, shooting a final round 72, which included five birdies. On the weekend he carded 10 birdies and an eagle and finished tied for 29th.
Oklahoma State won the tournament with a combined minus-15 while Georgia Tech's Ollie Schniederjans was the individual winner at minus-10.
Auburn will take the rest of the fall off from tournament action. The spring season begins on Feb. 6 at the three-day Amer Ari Invitational on the King's Course in Waikoloa, Hawai'i.