LUBBOCK, Texas - The Northwestern Oklahoma State University men's golf team finished eighth out of 10 at the Sooner Athletic Conference Golf Championships played on the The Rawls Course on Monday and Tuesday.
The eighth place finish is the best ever finish at the conference championships by a men's golf team at Northwestern.
The Rangers shot 316 in each of the first two rounds but shot 306 in today's third round.
Kyle Ward led the way for the Rangers shooting 76 in the final round. The round gave him a three-round score of 230, good enough for 33rd place overall. Ward's best round was a 75, which he shot during yesterday's opening round.
Ben Eastes was Northwestern's second best golfer firing a 76 in the third round to score 232, just two shots behind Ward. He finished 35th overall. Eastes shot a pair of 78s on the tournament's first day.
Austin Cowen finished 39th overall and shot a tournament-best round of 78 on Tuesday.
Jay Lee finished 40th overall with an overall score of 242 and shot 83 in the third round.
CJ Wilson bounced back firing a 76 for today's round and finished 43rd overall.
Oklahoma City won the tournament with a 29-under-par 835.
The tournament ends the season for Northwestern men's golf team.
Tue, April 24, 2012
by Allan Scarabello