Men's Golf Finishes 11th in Puerto Rico Classic

Wednesday, February 28, 2001

Johnson City, Tenn. -- The 17th-ranked East Tennessee State men’s golf team finished 11th at the 2001 Puerto Rico Classic after firing a three-round 897 (301-299-297). The event was held at the Rio Mar Country Club in Palmer, Puerto Rico.

The Bucs were led by senior Chris Wisler who tied for 12th after carding a three-round 218 (72-76-70). Wisler began the last day tied for 23rd, but improved with a two-under par 70 in the final round. Senior Pat Beste tied for 31st with a 223 (78-71-74).

Georgia Tech won the team title with a 3-under par, 861 (296-283-282). Clemson, the first-round leader, finished second (289-291-282--862) while the University of Minnesota (296-289-280--865) placed third. The Golden Gophers shot a tournament-low 280 in the final round.

Clemson’s Lucas Glover won the individual medal with a three-round 205 (68-70-67) to finish 11-under par. Minnesota’s Wilhelm Schauman finished second, five shots back (73-70-67--210). Georgia Tech’s Bryce Molder (71-71-70--212) was third and Northwestern’s Luke Donald (76-70-68--214) finished fourth.

ETSU will return to action at the Birkdale Collegiate Classic in Charlotte, N.C. from March 5-6.

ETSU Individual Performers

T-12. Chris Wisler 72-76-70--218

T-31. Pat Beste 78-71-74--223

T-43. James Johnson 76-73-77--226

T-64. Adam Riddering 78-79-76--233

T-71. Thomas Lee 75-85-82--242

Follow ETSU Athletics on Twitter Twitter and become a fan on Facebook Facebook.
MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
MBB ETSU 63 F
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU 48 Final
Dec 19 University of North Carolina Wilmington 61
WBB ETSU 56 Final
Dec 20 Jacksonville State University 57
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College