Men's Golf Takes Second at Rice Intercollegiate

Feb. 12, 2002

KATY, Texas - Baylor's men's golf team shot a 279 on Tuesday to finish second at the Rice Intercollegiate. They finished 13 shots behind Tennessee.

Baylor (298-298-279=875) finished strong, shooting better than every team in the final round and distancing themselves from Southwest Texas (299-303-287=889) who finished third.

Baylor sophomore Adam Meyer (71-77-65=213) shot a final-round 65 to tie Tennessee's David Skinns (73-73-67=213) at 3-under-par. Meyer then went on to win a two-hole playoff to claim the individual medal.

Three Baylor players finished in the top 10 individually. Along with Meyer, sophomore Will Doughtie (75-73-68=216) finished fourth and freshman Ryan Baca (75-74-71=220) finished tenth.

Southwest Texas, (299-303-287=889) finished one stroke ahead of Vanderbilt for third. The Commodores (890) and Missouri (891) finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

Rounding out the field of 12 were UC-Davis (894), North Texas (895), Kansas State (895), Rice (897), Louisiana-Lafayette (911), Mississippi State (912) and Air Force (918).

Junior Jamie McLeary (77-78-75=230) and sophomore Jon Antunes (79-74-77=230) both finished tied for 45th.

For Meyer, it was his second straight individual championship of his career and his fifth top-ten finish.

The Bears will continue play next week when they play in the Udamon Southwest Classic in Victoria.



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