NMJC Golf Finishes Second in Home Tournament
3/9/2007 9:28:56 a.m. - Hobbs, NM. The New Mexico Junior College golf team finished second place in the Ronnie Black Collegiate Invitational held March 5 & 6, at the Lovington Country Club & Ocotillo Golf Courses.
The Thunderbirds finished six strokes behind tournament winner Midland Community College.
NMJC golf team shot 300-279-293, with an overall score of 872 from the three-round event. Midland College finished with 290-292-284, making 866 their composite score. Western Texas College, College of the Southwest, and Frank Phillips College rounded out the top five slots with 905, 909, and 909, respectively.
T-Bird golfer Sebastian Gunnarsson, a sophomore from Jonkoping, Sweden, finished second in the individual standings shooting a 71-70-73, with an overall 214. Bryan Hackenberg, a freshman from Thornton, Colorado, tied for fourth place in the individual standings, shooting a 76-69-72, making 217 his overall score.
Johan Linden, Nathan McMullen, and Timothy Freres also contributed to the second-place team finish. Additional golfers Kevin Cartwright, Jordan Moore, and Devin DeBay played individually in the tournament.
For more information about NMJC golf, please call NMJC Golf Coach James Black at 575.492.2746.