McNeese’s Elliott finishes tied for 4th at rain-shortened All-American Intercollegiate

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HUMBLE, Texas – Tuesday’s final round of the All-American Intercollegiate was canceled due to thunderstorms in the area.

The Cowboys finished the shortened, two-round event in 10th place with a score of 598 while senior Blake Elliott tied for fourth on the individual leaderboard with a 3-under 141 following rounds of 69 and 72.

Elliott, ranked 47th in the nation, led the pack on the par 5 holes by going 7-under and averaging 4.13 strokes per hole. He also tied for second with nine birdies and was one of five players to score an eagle.

Jack Hearn followed Elliott among the Cowboy finishers with a 151. Sutton Farmer and Reid Giardina posted a 153 and Nick Mattner a 157.

Sam Houston State won the team title with a two-round total of 573 and Ole Miss’s Cecil Wegener won the individual title at 6-under with rounds of 70 and 68.

The Cowboys will next be in action Feb. 25-26 at the Louisiana Classics hosted by ULL and played at the Oakbourne Country Club.

Team Leaderboard (Final): 1, Sam Houston State 283-290 – 573; T2, Baylor 284-294 – 578; T2, Houston 286-292 – 578; T4, South Carolina 292-290 – 582; T4, Charlotte 287-295 – 582; 6, Ole Miss 293-290 – 583; 7, UTSA 287-300 – 587; 8, Rice 292-299 – 591; 9, North Texas 295-302 – 597; 10, McNeese 297-301 – 598; 11, ULL 294-305 – 599; 12, Lamar 303-299 – 602; T13, UT Arlington 295-309 – 604; T13, New Mexico State 301-303 – 604.

McNeese Individuals: T4, Blake Elliott 69-72 – 141; T50, Jack Hearn 74-77 – 151; T58, Sutton Farmer 78-75 – 153; T58, Reid Giardina 76-77 – 153; T75, Nick Mattner 79-78 – 157.

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