Mocs End Up 8th at LSU National Invitational
Stephan Jaeger shoots 66 to add to his school record of rounds in the 60ís with his 25th.
Courtesy: GoMocs.com

BATON ROUGE, La. --- Senior Stephan Jaeger fired a final 66 (-6) to lead the Chattanooga Mocs to an eighth-place finish at the LSU National Invitational. UTC shot 290 Sunday to end up at 894.

Jaeger's six-under par day vaulted him into the top 20 at five over 221 for the 54 holes tying for 17th. He was one shot behind teammate Steven Fox (Hendersonville, Tenn.). Fox's 72 moved him into a tie for 14th at 220 (+4).

Chris Robb (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) shot 73 (+1) to wind up at nine-over par 225, tying for 29th. Liam Johnston (Dumfries, Scotland) and Alex Ratliff (Kingsport, Tenn.) rounded out the team scoring with twin 79's today. Johnston shot 231, while Ratliff ended at 242.

LSU stormed from six shots back to retain its title shooting minus nine (279) today, 853 (-11) for the tournament. Iowa dropped to second at nine under (855) as Purdue was a distant third at 13 over (877).

Austin Gutgsell (LSU) one-upped Jaeger with a seven-under par 65 (-7) to claim medalist honors at 207 (-9). Purdue's Jakob Ziegler was second at 211 (-5). Andrew Pressley (LSU) and Erik Van Rooyen (Minnesota) tied for third at minus four (212).

It's on to the Southern Conference Championship for Chattanooga. This year's league crown will be decided on the Ralston Creek Course in Daniel Island, S.C., April 15-17. Live scoring can be accessed on GoMocs.com via the men's golf schedule page. 

LSU National Invitational
March 31-April 1, 2012 • University Club • Baton Rouge, La.

1) No. 24 LSU

285-289-279

853 (-11)

2) Iowa

281-287-287

855 (-9)

3) Purdue

302-283-292

877 (+13)

4) Iowa State

298-293-291

882 (+18)

5) Louisiana Tech

292-299-296

887 (+23)

6) Louisiana-Lafayette

301-290-299

890 (+26)

7) Minnesota

296-291-304

891 (+27)

8) Chattanooga

305-299-290

894 (+30)

9) UNCW

305-295-301

901 (+37)

10) Furman

306-302-299

907 (+43)

tie) Michigan

302-308-297

907 (+43)

12) Boston College

314-316-312

942 (+78)

MOCS:

   

T14) Steven Fox

75-73-72

220 (+4)

T17) Stephan Jaeger

83-72-66

221 (+5)

T29) Chris Robb

75-77-73

225 (+9)

T47) Liam Johnston

75-77-79

231 (+15)

60) Alex Ratliff

80-83-79

242 (+26)

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