March 16, 2014
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The Florida Atlantic men’s golf team recorded a sixth-place finish at the Mission Inn Spring Spectacular on Tuesday, March 16. The two-day tournament, hosted by George Mason University took place at the par-72, 6884 yard El Campeon Golf Course.
FAU’s team consisted of Derron Peyton, Airik Medinis, Connor O’Rourke, Caleb Sibley and Blake Lyle. The Owls carded rounds of 300, 309 and 308 for a team total of 917. Peyton recorded FAU’s top finish for the day, tying for fourth-place with rounds of 71, 73 and 75 for a three round total of 3-over 219. Medinis followed with rounds of 72, 77 and 83 to tie for 28th.
Freshman Connor O’Rourke carded a tournament total of 234 to finish tied for 32nd with rounds of 78, 81 and 75. O’Rourke recorded 10 birdies, a team tournament high, over the three rounds of play. Sibley tied for 60th with rounds of 79. 84 and 78 while Lyle rounded out the team tallying 244 strokes total.
The Owls will host the FAU Slomin Autism Championship starting on Friday, March 28. The three-day tournament will take place at The Fountains Country Club in Lake Worth, Fla.