Monday, September 14, 2009

Niners finish fourth at Gopher Invitational

The Charlotte 49ers golf team finished fourth in the season-opening Gopher Invitational behind a strong debut from freshman Andy Sajevic (Fremont, Nebraska). Sajevic carded a final round of one-under par 71 to complete his first collegiate tournament in a tie for fourth overall at one-under 215.

Charlotte shot an eight-over par 296 in the final round to hold on to the fourth-place finish in the 12-team field. Senior all-America Corey Nagy shot four-over 76 in the final round to finish tied for 12th at +2, 218. Nagy had posted a second round of six-under par 66.

Southern Methodist won the event at 9-under par 855, 10 strokes ahead of runner-up Arkansas (+1, 865).