UNF Wraps Up Men's Golf Season at NCAA Championship

UNF Wraps Up Men's Golf Season at NCAA Championship

EVENT: NCAA Championship
DATE: Sunday, May 24
LOCATION: Blessings Golf Club (Fayetteville, Ark.)
COURSE INFO: Par 72 / 7,550 yards
UNF RESULT: T22nd of 30 teams
TOP OSPREYPhilip Knowles & Andrew Alligood (T69 | 225)

Round Three Results (PDF)
Live Scoring Link: Golfstat

LEADERBOARD: No. 18 North Florida spent time on both sides of the cut line in Sunday's third round of the NCAA Championship but in the end finished outside the advancing Top 15 squads at Blessings Golf Club.

FIRST TEE
- Senior Philip Knowles closed his collegiate career with a final round of even-par 72 on Sunday to finish T60 (225)
- Senior Andrew Alligood joined classmate Knowles at T60 (225) following his final round of 1-over 73
- Senior Travis Trace finished with a round of 77 and was T77 at 227
- Junior Michael Mattiace was tied for 101st at 231 after his final round 79
- Redshirt senior Jordan Batchelor, making his career debut appearance at the NCAA Championship, rounded out the Osprey lineup with an 80 to finish T124 (235)
- North Florida carded a final round 301 and finished T22 with a 54-hole total of 907

TEAM SCOREBOARD (# = Golfstat Top 50 rankings)
#1 Oklahoma State (852), #10 Stanford (877), #5 Texas (877), #6 Oklahoma (880), #3 Wake Forest (881), #4 Vanderbilt (882), #17 Texas A&M (884), #13 Clemson (892), SMU (893), #28 TCU (894), #42 Ohio State (895), #20 Pepperdine (895), #11 Auburn (898), #12 California (899), #9 Southern Cal (900),CUT LINE #2 Arizona State (901), #15 South Carolina (902), #7 Georgia Tech (903), #25 North Carolina (904), #22 Liberty (906), #33 UNLV (906), #18 North Florida (907), #16 LSU (907), #14 Georgia (911), #8 Duke (912), Georgia Southern (913), #23 Baylor (915), #24 Illinois (915), #21 Louisville (932),#29 BYU (938)

INSIDE THE SCORECARD
- Knowles opened his final collegiate round with a 3-under 33 on his first nine, highlighted by the squad's lone eagle and a birdie | He matched the squad's low round of the week at even-par 72
- Trace capped his collegiate career, carding one of his team best four birdies on his final hole
- Alligood posted a steady final round collecting 14 pars, playing his last 13 holes in 1-under (bogey-free along with a birdie)
- UNF tallied 149 pars over the 54 holes paced by 33 each for Knowles and Mattiace
- Trace carded a team high 13 birdies | Ospreys had a total of 35 red number holes for the event
- Top 15 teams advanced to Monday's fourth round with North Florida missing the cut by 7 shots

UNF RESULTS

 T22  North Florida  309  297  301  907 (+43)
 T60  Philip Knowles  78  75  72  225 (+9)
 T60  Andrew Alligood  77  75  73  225 (+9)
 T77  Travis Trace  78  72  77  227 (+11)
 T101  Michael Mattiace  77  75  79  231 (+15)
 T124  Jordan Batchelor  77  78  80  235 (+19)


COACH SCOTT SCHROEDER
"Not the finish we were looking for. The guys competed until the end but this was just not our week. It is an end of a nice run by these guys and it has been a true joy coaching all the seniors. It will be fun to watch them as they move forward in life."

UP NEXT
North Florida closed the 2018-19 season at the NCAA Championship. UNF finished the season with three tournament titles including the ASUN Championship and participated in its 10th straight NCAA Regional while advancing to NCAA Championship for second year in a row

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