Witman Leads Terps in Final Round at VCU

Sept. 26, 2006

RUTHER GLEN, Va. - Tyler Witman closed with a final-round 73 Tuesday to finish in a tie for 12th place individually and lead University of Maryland golfers at the VCU/Mattaponi Springs Shootout men's golf tournament.

Witman's 73 was the low score of the day by the Terrapins and earned him a top-20 finish.

Also for Maryland, Brendan Tracy tied for 34th with a 221 total after carding a 75 on Tuesday, while Matt Schall was one shot behind in a tie for 37th at 222. Tully Coyle finished at 226 and tied for 51st, with Kyle Nathan finishing his tournament with a final-round 74 and a 231 total.

As a team, Maryland shot 298 on the final day for an 878 total and a 10th-place finish in the team standings.

Penn State and Louisville tied atop the team standings at 851 and a playoff for the title also ended in a tie. Individually, Dan Woltman of Wisconsin finished off the win with a final-round 67 on Tuesday. He won by three strokes over Marc Bourgeois of Kent State.

Maryland plays next on Oct. 2 and 3 at the Xavier Invitational.

T1. Penn State 288-278-285--851; T1. Louisville 286-279-286--851; 3. Charlotte 289-283-281--853; 4. Indiana 284-288-282--854; 5. Wisconsin 286-285-286--857; 6. Kent State 279-287-297--863; 7. Xavier 288-285-298--871; 8. UNC Wilmington 296-293-285--874; 9. Wichita State 293-289-293--875; 10. MARYLAND 291-289-298--878; 11. VCU-A 296-300-287--883; 12. VCU-B 293-296-296--885; 13. Texas-Arlington 299-291-299-889; 14. UNC Greensboro 299-301-301--901; 15. Richmond 298-303-305--906.

T12. Tyler Witman 70-71-73--214; T34. Brendan Tracy 76-70-75--221; T37. Matt Schall 71-75-76--222; T51. Tully Coyle 74-73-79--226; T70. Kyle Nathan 79-78-74--231. Playing as individual: 73. Skip Clasper 77-74-83--234.