UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels Finish 10th At Sea Best Invitational


Senior Harry Hall records top-15 individual finish at spring season opener in Florida
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The No. 24 UNLV men’s golf team shot a final-round 2-over-par 282 on Tuesday at the Sea Best Invitational, which was played at TPC Sawgrass (Dye’s Valley Course – 6,858 yards, par 70).
UNLV’s round was tied for the third-lowest on the final day. 
Florida State captured the team title by three shots at even-par 840 after a final-round-low 9-under 271. No. 23 North Florida finished second at 3-over, followed by Florida t 8-over, Liberty at 11-over and NC State rounded out the top five at 14-over. UNLV finished the event in 10th place at 30-over 870.
Individually, there was a three-way tie for medalist honors at 4-under 206. Florida State’s John Pak shot 4-under 66 during the final round, while Florida’s Gordon Neale was 2-under and Jacksonville’s Eduardo Carrete hwas 3-over. There was a three-way tie for fourth at 2-under.
REBEL OF THE DAY: Senior Harry Hall was UNLV’s top finisher as he placed in a tie for 15th at 3-over 213. He shot a final-round even-par 70 with three birdies and three bogeys.
• T15th – Harry Hall, senior (68-75-80=213, +3)
T31st – David Rauch, freshman (72-74-71=217, +7)
T40th – Justin Kim, junior (74-75-70=219, +9)
T50th – Jack Trent, sophomore (75-75-71=221, +11)
• 74th – Marco Trstenjak, freshman (75-81-75=231, +21) – playing as individual
T77th – Justin Chong, junior (77-77-80=234, +24)

1. Florida State (287-282-271=840, E)
2. North Florida (282-279-282=843, +3)
3. Florida (278-281-289=848, +8)
4. Liberty (279-289-283=851, +11)
5. NC State (290-274-290=854, +14)
There were a total of 14 teams and 84 individuals competing.
NEXT FOR THE REBELS: UNLV’s next action as a team will be Feb. 21-23 at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Hawaii.
This was UNLV‘s first tournament of the spring season.
The Rebels are the three-time defending Mountain West champions. 
Last year’s team also finished third at the NCAA Regional in Columbus, Ohio, and placed in the top 20 at the NCAA Championship.
Trent earned the Mountain West Freshman of the Year award last season, while Hall and Trent were all recognized as All-MW performers.
• Hall was named a Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar in July.
UNLV has played in a NCAA-record 30 straight regionals. 
• This year marks head coach Dwaine Knight’s 32nd season leading the Rebel program.
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UNLV MEN'S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels Finish 10th At Sea Best Invitational
UNLV MEN'S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels Finish 10th At Sea Best Invitational