Mendez Posts First Career Top-10 Finish
Mendez shot a 72 on Sunday.

Sept. 22, 2013

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The University of Minnesota men's golf team finished fourth at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate in Zionsville, Ind. Freshman Jose Mendez tied for ninth individually in his second collegiate tournament.

The Golden Gophers started Sunday's final round in fifth place and moved up one spot by the end of the day. They saved their lowest team score of the tournament, 295, for the final day and finished at 42-over on the weekend.

Mendez carded his lowest round of the season, a 1-over 72, to secure his first top-10 finish. The San Jose, Costa Rica, native has had an immediate impact at Minnesota with all six of his rounds this season counting toward the team score.

"It was exciting to see Jose get his first top-10 finish," head coach John Carlson said. "He played solid all weekend."

Illinois (-8) dominated the tournament from start to finish, winning by 33 strokes over second-place Auburn. The Illini claimed the top four places individually, including Thomas Detry's 4-under performance for medalist honors.

Gopher Scores
Team finished 4th: 301-298-295—894 (+42)
t-9. Jose Mendez 75-73-72—220 (+7)
t-24. Alex Gaugert 76-74-75—225 (+12)
t-28. Tyler Lowenstein 76-72-78—226 (+13)
t-37. Jon DuToit 75-79-74—228 (+15)
t-37. Jon Trasamar 75-79-74—228 (+15)

Up next: William H. Tucker Invitational (Sept. 27-28) in Albuquerque, N.M.


 

 

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