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ASU Ties for Seventh at Myrtle Beach Tournament PDF Print
Written by Brandon McGinnis   
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 06:53

Despite graduate student Daniel Walsh's 69 (-3), Appalachian State University dropped two spots to seventh where it tied with Northeastern State after the final round of the Bash at the Beach on Tuesday at The Surf Golf and Beach Club.

Walsh's 3-under paced the Mountaineers, as the team recorded a final round 291, which was their second-lowest score of the three-day tournament. Walsh's final round clinched a fourth-place finish the lowest score for the Apps with a 70-72-68=210 (-3).
Following the graduate student was junior Casey Komline with a final round, 74. Komline finished his tournament run with a 218 (+4) and tied for 25th overall for the tournament.
Seniors Drew Harris and Jay Brown each posted 236s (+20) for the invitational, placing the duo in a tie for 60th.
Radford was crowned tournament champions, finishing the tournament with an 845 (-7) and three golfers within the top-10. James Madison's Rich Leeper earned medalist honors, leading the field with a 67-72-65=204 (-9). JMU captured the top two spots as Leeper's teammate, Trey Smith, carded a 69-70-66=205 (-8) for the tournament.
Individually, Appalachian sophomore Eric Eberspeaker turned in one of his best tournament finishes in his career, firing a 69-71-74=214 (+1) and finishing tied for 14th. Freshman Caleb Keck followed Eberspeaker with a 75-74-75=224 (+11) and finishing 37th.
The Mountaineers return to the links on Saturday, March 16 for the two-day Mission Inn Spring Spectacular in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. This year's tournament will be hosted by George Mason University.


Photo Courtesy: Daniel Walsh, ASU Athletics

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