Gamble Leads Rebels On Day One of Schenkel Invitational

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Sophomore Forrest Gamble
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Sophomore Forrest Gamble
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March 14, 2014

STATESBORO, Ga.Sophomore Forrest Gamble fired a 3-under par 69 to lead the Ole Miss men’s golf team on the first day of the Chris Schenkel Invitational hosted by Georgia Southern University Friday.

The Birmingham, Ala., native, who posted four birdies in the opening round, is tied for third place among individuals.  Junior Blake Morris carded an even-par 72 in the opening round and finishes the day tied for 17th place.

As a team, the Rebels are tied for third place, posting a score of 2-over 290 in the opening round. No. 14 UAB is in the lead after day one with a score of 3-under 285.

“The story of the day for us was the great play of sophomore Forrest Gamble,” head coach Ernest Ross said. “He only made one bogey on a very tough course with a lot of challenging pins. Blake Morris continues his good play with a 72, and senior Tom Brown made a great comeback after being 5-over with a great 3-under on his back nine.”

Brown, who is competing in his first team tournament of the season, fired a 2-over 74 in the opening round. Freshman Ben Wolcott tied for 48th place, posting a score of 3-over 75.  Junior Joe Lewis finished the opening round with a score of 9-over 81.

The second round of the Chris Schenkel Invitational will tee off tomorrow morning at 9 a.m.

Fans can follow scoring by going to OleMissSports.com and clicking the link in the calendar. Follow the Rebels all season at @OleMissMGolf and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OleMissMGolf.

Ole Miss individuals:
T3. Forrest Gamble – 69
T17. Blake Morris – 72
T29. Tom Brown – 74
T48. Ben Wolcott – 75
87. Joe Lewis – 81

Teams:
1. No. 14 UAB – 285
2. Georgia Southern – 286
T3. No. 10 Virginia – 290
T3. No. 15 Texas – 290
T3. College of Charleston – 290
T3. Ole Miss – 290
7. No. 47 North Florida – 291
8. North Carolina State – 292
T9. No. 6 UCF – 294
T9. No. 28 Kentucky – 294
T11. Florida – 297
T11. Duke – 297
13. Maryland – 299
14. Georgia State – 301
15. North Texas – 309  

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