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Men's Golf Tied for Seventh at A-Sun Tournament

April 20, 2004

Buies Creek, NC - Florida Atlantic University's men's golf team improved nine-strokes from the previous day to finish the second day of the Atlantic Sun Men's Golf Championship tied for seventh place. Freshman Torstein Nevestad jumped six places from Monday, finishing tied for 10th individually heading into the final day of competition.

Nevestad finished one stroke shy of tying his career low by firing a fire a three-under par 69 on the second day of competition. Michael Himebaugh remained steady with a second-round 75. Ben Gardner started off the second day by shooting three-over par on the front nine, but the freshman from Boca Raton, FL, sank three birdies to start the back nine and finished one-under par for the day. Anibal Ochoa shot a second-round 79 while Cris Andersen improved three-strokes from Monday to fire a 77, respectively.

The Owls (593) are tied with Mercer University for seventh overall. UCF (557) holds a slim lead over Georgia State (559) while host Campbell University (570) holds onto third over Troy State (578) and Gardner-Webb (578).

Florida Atlantic concludes play in the A-Sun tournament on Wednesday, April 21.

Team Results
FAU (301-292-593/T-7th)

Individual Results
Torstein Nevestad (73-69-142/T-10th)
Michael Himebaugh (74-75-149/T-30th)
Ben Gardner (79-71-150/T-35th)
Anibal Ochoa (75-79-154/T-46th)
Cris Andersen (80-77-157/54th)



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