April 7, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. --- The 12th-ranked Georgia men's golf team placed third on Sunday in the Insperity Augusta State Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club.
The Bulldogs fired a 2-under-par 286 on Sunday to wind up at 2-over 866. Team honors went to Texas at 1-under 863 and host Augusta State was second at 1-over 865.
Junior Keith Mitchell and freshman Lee McCoy paced the Bulldogs in the final round as each fired a 2-under 70. Senior T.J. Mitchell, junior Michael Cromie and sophomore Nicholas Reach all signed for a 1-over 73.
Keith Mitchell placed fifth at 3-under 213, four strokes behind Coastal Carolina's Sebastian Soderberg. T.J. Mitchell came in eighth at 2-under 214, while Reach was 19th at 3-over 219, McCoy wound up at 4-over 220 and Cromie finished at 11-over 227.
"I was pleased with the way we stayed in contention this weekend," Georgia coach Chris Haack said. "Our goal in every tournament is to win, so we're disappointed in that. But there were plenty of positives coming out of this weekend. And now we've got some momentum as we head into the next phase of our season."
The Bulldogs will return to action April 19-21 in the SEC Championship on St. Simons Island.