Davis Leads Rebels At AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Connor Davis finishes the tournament tied for 21st place.
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Connor Davis finishes the tournament tied for 21st place.
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Oct. 15, 2013

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Ole Miss men’s golf team finished play at the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic hosted by Georgia State at the Berkeley Hills Country Club.

The Rebels were led by sophomore Connor Davis, who finished tied for 21st with a three-round total of 216, which tied his career-low tournament total.

“We didn’t play at all up to our expectations,” head coach Ernest Ross said. “We hit a few bad shots, and we got too many negative emotions going. You can’t do that and play good golf. We played the first two rounds, but struggled again in the last round. We will keep searching for ways to get better.”

Ole Miss finished in 10th with a team score of 5-over 869. Host team Georgia State won the tournament, carding a 19-under 845.

Junior Joe Lewis, freshman Ben Wolcott and sophomore Forrest Gamble, who competed as an individual, finished the tournament in a tie for 30th, each firing a three-round total of 2-over 218. Junior Blake Morris and freshman Noah West tied for 54th, carding totals of 222.

The Rebels will return to action at the Warrior Princeville Intercollegiate in Makai, Hawaii beginning Nov. 4. 

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Ole Miss scores:
T21. Connor Davis 68-74-74-216
T30. Joe Lewis 73-70-75-218
T30. Ben Wolcott 73-69-76-218
T54. Blake Morris 77-71-74-222
T54. Noah West 75-73-74-222

(Individual)
T30. Forrest Gamble 76-72-70-218

Team scores:
1. Georgia State 282-283-280-845
2. No. 24 South Florida 282-282-283-847
3. South Alabama 283-280-286-849
4. UT-Chattanooga 293-273-289-855
5. No. 35 Kentucky 294-287-275-856
6. No. 22 Mercer 292-282-285-859
T7. Georgia Southern 287-288-286-861
T7. VCU 286-286-289-861
9. UNC-Greenville 292-286-289-867
10. Ole Miss 289-283-297-869
11. Troy 295-285-293-873
12. Furman 303-287-292-882
T13. Michigan 300-297-287-884
T13. No. 5 South Carolina-Aiken 304-290-290-884 (DII)

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