Feb. 23, 2014
HUMBLE, Texas -
Despite recording their best finish of the week, the Lamar Cardinals' golf team fell one place to 14th on the team leaderboard with a 291 Sunday afternoon. The Cardinals carded a three-round 298-295-291 - 884 on the par-72 Golf Club of Houston course.
Freshman Louis Bemberg was one of three Cardinals to post a 73 on the day which was the second-lowest round for the team Sunday. Bemberg's 76-69-73 - 218 was good enough to place him in a tie for 38th overall. Bemberg finished the tournament just two strokes up on classmate Zander Gous who fired a 72-75-73 -220 to finish the tournament tied for 46th at four-over par.
Newcomer Mans Berglund was the third Cardinal to shoot a one over Sunday, but his 75-78-73 - 226 (71st) was the team's four-best team score. Sophomore Gregory Wiggins rallied in the final two days after posting a five-over 77 Friday. The Hamburg, Germany native improved by three strokes Saturday and two strokes Sunday to record a 77-74-72 - 223. Wiggins' even par round on the final day placed him in a tie for 60th on the individual leaderboard.
Senior Stephane Dubois rounded out the scorecard with a 75-77-75 - 227 to finish tied for 72nd overall. Junior Gustaf Burenstam competed at the tournament on an individual basis and recorded a very strong three-day score. Burenstam finished the tournament tied for 33rd overall with an even par 216 (70-73-73).
The Cardinals return to action Sunday, March 2nd when they will travel to Los Cabos, Mexico to compete in the Querencia Cabo Collegiate. The tournament in Los Cabos will be a three-day tournament that will run through Tuesday.
Bayou City Collegiate Championship
Golf Club of Houston - Humble, Texas
Feb. 21-23, 2014
1. Houston 280-277-276 - 833
2. Texas 285-281-275 - 841
3. South Carolina 288-283-280 - 851
4. Arkansas 287-286-282 - 855
5. Baylor 288-286-282 - 856
6. Rice 288-293-280 - 861
7. New Mexico State 294-289-285 - 868
8. Charlotte 293-292-284 - 869
9. UTSA 292-292-288 - 872
10. South Florida 293-286-294 - 873
11. Louisiana Tech 290-286-299 - 875
Mississippi State 289-289-297 - 875
13. UL-Lafayette 295-299-286 - 880
14. Lamar 298-295-291 - 884
15. Houston Baptist 295-300-293 - 888