Lake Worth, Fla. -
The Florida Atlantic Men’s Golf team started the final round of play in the FAU Slomin Championship in ninth place overall. With only four players competing on day three due to injury, the Owls were able to shine in the final round, shooting a team total of 283 to finish tied for fourth place.
Derron Peyton was Florida Atlantic University's top performer tying for 13th place in the eighth annual FAU Slomin Autism Championship. Peyton finished play with a total of 213 after shooting rounds of 69, 73 and 71. He totaled eight birdies, with four during the final round.
Michael Perez tied for 20th after shooting a season low 66 on the last day of play for a tournament total of 215. The senior had 10 birdies over three days of play, with seven in the final round after starting the round with a birdie on the first three holes.
Junior Caleb Sibley tied for 26th with a total stroke count of 216. Sibley put up 13 birdies, including three in the third round on the par-five third hole, and back to back on the par-four 15th and 16th holes.
Freshman Jackson Shoenfelt carded a 3-over 74 on his final day of play with one birdie on the par-four 13th hole. His three-day total was 222, which tied him for 55th.
Senior Pablo Gerboles-Parrilla did not participate due to injury on the final day of play after competing in the first two rounds. Parrilla carded a 71 and 75 in the first two rounds.
FAU had three individuals competing in the tournament. Brian Dolehide led that group tying for 44th with a total of 220 and a season-low third round of 70. He ended play with seven birdies, three of which were on the final day.
Yuki Fujii came in tied for 86th with rounds of 80, 77 and a final round of 75. His performance included six birdies overall. After a season-low second round of 76 in round two, Carson Klawonn tied for 92nd after shooting a total of 237.
The tournament was held at the Fountains Country Club in Lake Worth, Fla. The teams played on the North course, which is a par 71 with a yardage of 6,876.
The Owls will compete in the Red Wolves Intercollegiate hosted by Arkansas State on April 4-5 in Jonesboro, Ark.