CHAPEL HILL, North
Carolina - Led by junior Payne McLeod's 12th-place showing, UNCW finished sixth
overall at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate on Sunday in its 2012-13 season opening
The Seahawks (289-294-298=881) finished two strokes ahead of
East Carolina (291-294-298=883) and four strokes behind East Tennessee State
(288-295-294=877). Duke (285-282-289=856) claimed the tournament title by six
strokes over host UNC Chapel Hill (286-289-287=862).
NC State's Albin Choi (66-71-68=205) finished 11-under-par
for the tournament to claim medalist honors. Patrick Barrett (69-71-71=211) and
Michael McGowan (72-68-72=212) of UNC finished second and third, respectively.
Barrett competed as an individual.
McLeod (73-72-72=217) finished strong after double-bogeying
the fifth hole. He was able to collect himself and post birdies on the
following two holes to get back to even. Between holes eight through 11, he again
struggled with a trio of bogeys to move to three over. But McLeod again
recovered and posted birdies on the 13th, 16th and 17th holes to get even.
The Seahawks return to the course on Oct. 1-2, at the Daufuski
Team Results: 1.
Duke (285-282-289=856); 2. UNC (286-289-287=862); 3. Charlotte
(289-286-298=873); 4. NC State (282-301-291=874); 5. East Tennessee
(288-295-294=877); 6. UNCW (289-294-298=881); 7. East Carolina
(291-294-298=883); 8. Boston College (295-297-293=885); 9. Notre Dame
(298-292-297=887); T10. VCU (293-301-298=892); Gardner-Webb (300-293-299=892);
12. Maryland (299-297-299=895); 13. UNCG (301-295-303=899); 14. Furman (309-301-305=915).
1. Albin Choi, NCSU (66-71-68=205); 2. Patrick Barrett*, UNC (69-71-71=211); 3.
Michael McGowan, UNC (72-68-72=212); T4. Mads Soegaard*, Duke (73-70-70=213;
Dan Hendry, Charlotte (69-73-71=213); T6. G. Kristjansson, ETSU (68-73-73=214);
Brinson Paolini, Duke (74-72-68=214); Motin Yeung, Duke (70-71-73=214); 9. Rhys
Pugh, ETSU (66-74-75=215); T10. Bailey Patrick, UNC (69-78-69=216); Julian
Suri, Duke (71-70-75=216).