Mercer Golf Places Fifth at A-Sun Championship

6:41 PM, Apr 23, 2013   |    comments
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BRASELTON, Ga. (School Release)- Junior Hans Reimers tied for ninth place at the Atlantic Sun Championship while leading the Mercer men's golf team to a fifth place finish at The Legends Course of Chateau Elan.  Mercer's three-day total of 918 positioned the team seven strokes behind Jacksonville for fourth place.

North Florida (881) shot 291 on the final day of competition to fend off East Tennessee State (895) and Kennesaw State (897) for its second-consecutive title.  The Ospreys' final round total capped a dominating performance that saw the team place three players in the top-five individuals, highlighted by sophomore MJ Maguire's individual medalist performance.

Mercer's final round 298 was the team's low round of the event, fueled by an even-par 72 from junior James Beale.  The effort pushed his tournament total to 228 and tied him for 13th place individually.

Reimers' used 77 strokes on Tuesday and completed his tournament with a score of 226.  The effort marked his fourth top-10 finish in his last five events.  Sophomore Trey Rule and freshman Jeffrey Heinicka both tied for 21st place with 56-hole scores of 232.  Senior John Gregory Joseph rounded out Mercer's competitors with a final round 82 to place 46th at 244.

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