SEA ISLAND, Ga. --Blake Morris shot a 69 on Sunday to earn an 11th-place finish and Billy Brozovich finished 15th, as the Ole Miss men's golf team took sixth place in the SEC Championship at the Sea Island Golf Club.
The Rebels shot a 5-over for the day, carding a team score of 285 that matched their total from the second round on Saturday.
No. 8 Alabama took home the 2012 SEC Championship, besting in-state rival and defending SEC champion No. 3 Auburn.
Alabama freshman Justin Thomas, rated the No. 6 individual in the nation, won medalist honors.
"It started as a rainy, foggy day," said Ole Miss head coach Ernest Ross. "Conditions were tougher, and we did not start well. I was proud of our players for hanging tough. This is a conference of elite players, many of whom will play professional golf after college."
Morris' 69 was the third-best individual score recorded on Sunday. The freshmen was steady the entire day, bogeying just one hole, to finish at 1-over for the tournament and earn his second top-20 of the season.
"Blake did great today, shooting a 69 in the rain," said Ross. "I am proud of how he competed."
After shooting an even-par 70 on Saturday, Brozovich followed with a 71 in the final round. The senior rolled in three birdies, including a pair on the back-nine. For Brozovich, it was his third top-20 of the season and the eighth of his career.
Freshman Joe Lewis put together an excellent back-nine, converting three birdies, to card a 72 on Sunday.
Senior Joe David birdied four holes in the back-nine to finish with a 73 and at 6-over in his final SEC Championship. David, rated the No. 36 individual in the nation, will wait to see if his season will continue in the NCAA Regionals.
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TEAM STANDINGS SEC CHAMPIONSHIP 1 Alabama 272-274-282--828 2 Auburn 277-280-277--834 3 Florida 283-278-280--841 4 Georgia 273-284-293--850 5 Arkansas 286-280-289--855 6 Ole Miss 287-285-285--857 7 Kentucky 284-294-288--866 8 Tennessee 285-290-293--868 9 Vanderbilt 289-286-294--869 10 South Carolina 289-289-293--871 11 LSU 296-284-297--877 12 Mississippi State 289-290-300--879 OLE MISS INDIVIDUALS T11 Blake Morris 71-71-69--211 T15 Billy Brozovich 72-70-71--213 T31 Joe David 71-73-73--217 T39 Joe Lewis 74-73-72--219 47 Tom Brown 73-71-79--223
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