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Popeck Continues Hot Fall to Lead Terps
Courtesy: Maryland Athletics
Release: 10/28/2008

Oct. 28, 2008

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Freshman John Popeck picked up his third top-20 finish of the fall men's golf season by tying for 19th individually and leading University of Maryland players Tuesday at the Bridgestone Intercollegiate tournament hosted by UNC Greensboro.

Popeck, a newcomer from Washington, Pa., had a 54-hole total of 221 in the event, played at the Forest Oaks Country Club. It was the third time in five fall events Popeck finished as the Terps' leading scorer. He was just three strokes out of a top-10 finish and posted his best 18-hole score with an even-par 72 in Monday's first round.

As a team, Maryland tied for 11th place with an 898 total. The Terps had a strong 290 for their best team round of the event in Monday's second round.

Duke won the team competition with an 869 after having Tuesday's best score of 289. Michigan State was second at 873, with Michigan one stroke behind the Spartans.

Also for Maryland, sophomore Donnie Shin tied for 30th with a 224 that included a second-round 71, while senior Chris Gold tied for 37th at 225. Andrew Kay tied for 45th at 228, while freshman Joey Rice was 71st at 243. Freshman Chris Miller, playing as an individual, was 68th at 238.

Payne Gniewek of Michigan State and Max Scodro of Notre Dame tied for individual honors at 3-under-par 213. They finished one stroke ahead of Bill Rankin of Michigan.

The Bridgestone Collegiate was the final event of the fall schedule for Maryland.

TEAM STANDINGS

1 Duke University         291 289 289 869 +5
2 Michigan State          293 286 294 873 +9
3 Michigan, U. of         293 282 299 874 +10
4 Louisville, U. of       299 284 295 878 +14
5 N. Car.- Greensboro     296 291 301 888 +24
6 Pepperdine              300 285 304 889 +25
T7 Eastern Michigan U.    313 280 297 890 +26
T7 Notre Dame, U. of      297 292 301 890 +26
9 Minnesota               297 294 303 894 +30
10 Mississippi St. U.     299 305 293 897 +33
T11 Memphis, U. of        303 286 309 898 +34
T11 Maryland, U. of       299 290 309 898 +34
13 Toledo                 310 298 307 915 +51
14 South Alabama, U. of   312 299 309 920 +56

MARYLAND SCORES
T19. John Popeck 72-73-76--221; T30. Donnie Shin 76-71-77--224; T37. Chris Gold 76-73-76--225; T45. Andrew Kay 75-73-80--228; 68. Chris Miller* 80-74-84--238; 71. Joey Rice 82-79-82--243.

*-played as individual



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