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Wilmington Golf Fires Another 299 to Finish Eighth Overall At Sonoma State Invite

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - Santa Rosa, Calif.

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Jerry Temple led the Wildcats with a 73 in the final round at the Sonoma State Invite on Tuesday. Copyright 2013; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.

The Wilmington University golf team closed the 2013 Sonoma State Men’s Golf Invitational with another round score of 299 on Tuesday, finishing the tournament in eight place overall with a three round score of 912.

The Wildcats moved up one spot in the standings on Tuesday, finishing the tournament with a 314-299-299, coming in at 48 over par as a team. The Wildcats finished in eighth place among 14 participating teams.

Senior Jerry Temple led the way on Tuesday for the Wildcats, firing a 73 in the final round to finish at 229 (+13) for the tournament. He was tied with teammate Andreas Lunding in 34th overall for the tournament. Lunding shot a 78 to finish the two-day event with an 82-69-78 scorecard. Lunding was ninth in the field of 74 golfers with nine birdies in the tournament.

Andrew Baldo rebounded from his 80 round score on the second go-round on Monday to shoot a 74 on Tuesday, finishing a stroke behind Temple and Lunding with a 230 and in a tie for 30th. Baldo went 76-80-74 for the tournament.

Freshman Freddy Braun matched Baldo with a 74 on Tuesday, rounding out his tournament a stroke back of Baldo at 231. Braun finished in a tie at 41st overall after going 80-77-74 in the two days.

Tomasz Pulsakowski rounded out the Wilmington competitors, coming in with a 79 on Tuesday. He finished in a tie for 53rd overall with a three round score of 83-73-79 for a 235.

Host Sonoma State took home the tournament crown after closing out its own invitational with a 295 team score on Tuesday. Sonoma State finished two over par for the tournament at 866. CSU Monterey Bay finished second after firing a tournament low 282 team score on Friday. Monterey Bay finished 11 strokes off the pace. UC San Diego shot a 293 on Tuesday to finish third overall with a total of 880.

Northwest Nazarene’s Nick Hardy earned medalist honors on Tuesday on the strength of a tournament low 68. He finished five under par for the tournament with a 74-69-68, coming in at 211.

The Wildcats return to action next Monday when they return to California for another two-day tournament. The Wildcats will head to CSU Monterey Bay to compete in the Otter Invitational on October 21-22.