Eastern Michigan Places 15th at NCAA Men's Golf East Regional

Updated 5/21/2007
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ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- The Eastern Michigan University men's golf team shot a final round 290 (+2) Saturday afternoon to place 15th at the NCAA East Regional at the Golf Club of Georgia. The Eagles' three-round score of 899 (+35) put them 15 strokes behind Coastal Carolina, who earned the 10th and final qualifying position for the NCAA Men's Golf Championship from the region's 27-team field.

Georgia pulled away on the final day to win the East Regional by 12 strokes (855, -9) after posting the lowest team score of the three-round event with a 281 (-7). Florida, Auburn and host Georgia Tech shared second place with three-round scores of 867 (+3). Florida's Billy Horschel and Georgia's Brendon Todd shared medalist honors with scores of 210 (-6).

Senior Bryan Haase closed out his collegiate career with a final round of four-under par 68 to finish regional play in a tie for 27th with a score of 221 (+5). Sophomore Christopher Ross and redshirt freshman Brandon Lemons added totals of 228 while freshman Cam Burke carded a 236.

Team Leaderboard
Rank     Team                                   Total
1.            Georgia                               286-288-281 = 855 (-9)
t2.           Auburn                                293-284-290 = 867 (+3)
t2.           Florida                                290-285-292 = 867 (+3)
t2.           Georgia Tech                       284-294-289 = 867 (+3)
5.            Florida State                        300-292-289 = 873 (+9)
6.            Duke                                   288-293-293 = 874 (+10)
7.            Charlotte                             296-291-288 = 875 (+11)
8.            North Carolina                     305-286-286 = 877 (+13)
9.            Georgia State                      289-304-287 = 880 (+16)
t10.         Coastal Carolina**               300-290-294 = 884 (+20)
t10.         Clemson                              293-299-293 = 884 (+20)
12.          Virginia Tech                       304-292-292 = 888 (+24)
13.          UCF                                    299-294-297 = 890 (+26)
14.          UAB                                    303-299-296 = 898 (+34)
15.          Eastern Michigan              300-309-290 = 899 (+35)
16.          Penn State                          297-304-300 = 901 (+37)
17.          Mississippi                          309-297-297 = 903 (+39)
18.          Jacksonville State                303-301-304 = 908 (+44)
19.          Chattanooga                       299-306-305 = 910 (+46)
20.          Maryland                            295-310-307 = 912 (+48)
21.          St. John's (N.Y.)                  316-302-305 = 923 (+59)
22.          Old Dominion                      314-301-311 = 926 (+62)
23.          Louisiana-Lafayette             309-319-309 = 937 (+73)
t24.         Hartford                             321-309-310 = 940 (+76)
t24.         Rhode Island                      321-315-304 = 940 (+76)
26.          Boston College                   315-316-316 = 947 (+83)
27.          Longwood                          309-327-315 = 951 (+87)

*won a playoff to earn the 10th qualifying position

Individual Leaderboard (Top 5)

Rank      Player (School)                                   Total

t1.           Billy Horschel (Florida)                      73-69-68 = 210 (-6)
t1.           Brendon Todd (Georgia)                   70-69-71 = 210 (-6)
t3.           Chris Kirk (Georgia)                          71-71-69 = 211 (-5)
t3.           Kyle Stanley (Clemson)                     73-71-67 = 211 (-5)
5.            Patton Kizzire (Auburn)                     71-72-69 = 212 (-4)

EMU Individuals Results
t27.         Bryan Haase                                     76-77-68=221 (+5) 
t32.         Graham Hill                                      73-76-73=222 (+6)
t78.         Brandon Lemons                               76-78-74=228 (+12) 
t78.         Christopher Ross                              75-78-75=228 (+12) 
t115.       Cam Burke                                       77-82-77=236 (+20)