Gauchos Finish Middle of the Pack at Barona Collegiate Cup

March 28, 2010

LAKESIDE, Calif. - Glen Scher carded a 3-under par 213 to help the UC Santa Barbara golf team to an eighth-place finish at the Barona Collegiate Cup. Scher finished fourth in the overall standings.

Sam Diego State, which hosted the tournament, won the tourney by shooting an overall 8-under par 1,072. The Gauchos finished eighth by shooting a 36-over score of 1,116.

Scher shot a 3-under par 69 in the first round and then finished-up with a pair of on-par 72s in the final two rounds. Brian Hollenbeck and Tyler Sterk were the only other Gauchos to finish among the top-40. Hollenbeck shot an 8-over par 224 to finish tied for 31st and Sterk also hit a 224 to finish 8-over par.

Andrew Gunson tied for 47th by shooting a 9-over par 225. He logged an even-par 72 in the final round. Gunson was 9-over par after two rounds and truly stood-out in the final round of competition.

Rounding out the UCSB finishers were Tyler Weir who who finished 22-over par and tied for 85th-place, and Chris Rendler who shot at 23-over par 239 to finish tied for 91st.

The Gauchos return to action at the Cowboy Classic in Scottsdale, Ariz., on April 5-6. The event is hosted by the University of Wyoming.

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