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Men's Golf Finishes Second at Miss. Coll. Invite

TYLER, March 6, 2013-- The UT Tyler men's golf team opened the 2013 Spring season with a second-place finish at the Mississippi College Spring Invitational.  The Patriots finished three-strokes behind first-place finisher McMurry who shot 635 for the tournament.

UT Tyler was led by senior Joey Rippel, who shot a 157, good enough for a tie in fourth-place.

Dayton Cargill finished in a tie for 16th, shooting 161, while teammates John Dukes and Alex Trivanovich each shot 162, finishing in a tie for 21st.

Charley Graves finished in a tie for 26th, after finishing one-stroke back at 163.

Former ASC-rival McMurry finished the tournament in first=place, while Delta State's Cameron Thomas finsihed as the individual champion, firing a 153 for the tournament.

The men will now head to Jekyll Island, Georgia for the Oglethorpe-Jekyll Island Collegiate on Friday, March 15.

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