April 26, 2015
NEW LONDON, N.C. — The University of Notre Dame men’s golf team capped its final day of play at the 2015 ACC Championship on Sunday at the Old North State Club. Notre Dame posted third round score of 303 for a three-day total of 911 (303-305-303) to finish in 11th place overall.
Georgia Tech won the team championship following a two-hole playoff with Clemson. The Yellow Jackets and Tigers tied for first place, one stroke in front of Florida State, with matching 19-under-par scores of 845.Â It marked the sixth time in seven years that Georgia Tech claimed the ACC team crown, and the 16th time overall in program history.
Three players — Anders Albertson of Georgia Tech, Trevor Cone of Virginia Tech and Robert Sciot-Siegrist of Louisville — ended the tournament in a three-way for first place after carding 54-hole scores of 205 (-11).
Sophomore Blake Barens was the highest finisher for the Irish as he ended the tournament in a three-way tie for 43rd place recording a three-day total of 227 (77-76-74. Barens was the low scorer for Notre Dame on the final day with his two-over-par 74, recording a team-best four birdies Sunday.Â He birdied the par-4 second and eighth holes on the front nine and 11th (par-5) and 13th (par-4) holes on the back nine during the round.
Junior Cory Sciupider and sophomore Matthew Rushton ended up in a three-way tied for 46th place with Michael Ricaurte of Duke, as the trio finished at 12-over-par 228.Â Scuipider scored a 78 in the final round after posting a pair of 75s over the opening 36 holes. He parred each of the first eight holes, but suffered a double-bogey on the par-4 ninth hole. On the back nine, Sciupder made six pars, but had two bogeys on the 15th and 18th holes and a double-bogey on the par-3 17th.
Rushton also recorded his highest score on the final day as he finished with a 77 after registering a 75 on Friday and 76 on Saturday. Rushton rolled in two birdies during Sunday’s round on the par-5 first and 11th holes.
Senior Tyler Wingo ended the tournament tied for 52nd place with Danny Walker of Virginia and Robert Geibel of Louisville, closing with a final score of 230 (+14).Â Wingo ran into trouble on the front nine with a bogey on the par-5 fourth hole and a triple-bogey on the par-4 fifth. He made amends on the back nine with birdies on the par-4 12th and 15th holes.
Freshman Thomas Steve finished in 58th place after carding a 236 for the tournament. He registered his best score of the weekend in the final round by closing with a four-over-par 76.
ACC Men’s Golf Championship-Old North State Club-Par-72, 7,102 Yds.
*Georgia Tech won the team championship in a two-hole playoff.
TEAMS (Final): T1. *Georgia Tech 284-279-282=845, -19; T1. Clemson 281-283-281=845, -19; 3. Florida State 282-282-282=836, -18; 4. Virginia 283-281-289=853, -11; 5. North Carolina 293-282-279=854, -10; 6. Virginia Tech 284-281-291=856, -8; 7. Louisville 290-288-288=866, +2; 8. Wake Forest 299-285-285=869, +5; 9. North Carolina State 303-289-292=884, +20; 10. Duke 297-299-290=886, +22; 11. Notre Dame 303-305-303=911, +47; 12. Boston College 303-311-299=913, +49.
TOP-10 INDIVIDUALS (Final): T1. Robert Sciot-Siegrist (Louisville) 69-69-67=205, -11; T1. Trevor Cone (Virginia Tech) 68-66-71=205, -11; T1. Anders Albertson (Georgia Tech) 67-69-69=2056, -11; 4. Ollie Schniederjans (Georgia Tech) 71-67-69=207, -9; T5. Henry Do (North Carlina) 70-69-69=208, -8; T5. Jack Maguire (Florida State) 72-66-70=208, -8; T7. Denny McCarthy (Virginia) 69-70-70=209, -7; T7. Billy Kennerly (Clemson) 73-66-70=209, -7; 9. Miller Capps (Clemson) 69-71-71=211, -5; 10. Scott Vincent (Virginia Tech) 69-71-72=212, -4.
NOTRE DAME INDIVIDUALS (Final): T43. Blake Barens 77-76-74=227, +11; T46. Matthew Rushton 75-76-77=228, +12; T46. Cory Sciupider 75-75-78=228, +12; T52. Tyler Wingo 76-78-76=230, +14; 58. Thomas Steve 79-81-76=236, +20.