October 12, 2011

Falcons Finish Tied for Sixth at Indian Bayou Classic

DESTIN, Fla. – The University of Montevallo men's golf team wrapped up play in Destin, Florida at the Indian Bayou Classic. The Falcons played one of its best tournaments in recent history as the team did not have one round over 78. Senior Gonzalo Gambertoglio (Cordoba, Argentina/Instituto General San Martin) led the way with a two-round score of 145 which was just one stroke over par. Gambertoglio had a second round score of 69 which is three under par and the lowest round shot so far this season by a Falcon. He finished tied for eighth place overall.

Junior Andrew Lowry (Decatur, Ala./Wallace State C.C.) finished tied for 14th with a two round score of 147 which was just three over par for the tournament. Senior Aaron Ebert (Huron, Ohio/St. Mary's Central Catholic) shot a 152 and finished tied for 32nd.

The final two UM golfers each shot a 154 and tied for 45th overall. Both sophomore Joe Haupt (Birmingham, Ala./Shades Mountain Christian) and junior Mariano Lepori (Posadas, Argentina) shot a first round 78 and a second round 76.

The Falcons finished just one stroke behind Peach Belt Conference rival Columbus State University who finished in fifth. The University of North Alabama won the tournament while Saint Leo University finished in second.

The Falcons will return to action Oct. 17-18 at the Lincoln Memorial University Fall Invitational in Pineville, Kentucky.