Knights Conclude Shoal Creek Intercollegiate

Sept. 25, 2007

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (www.ucfathletics.com) - Playing in his first collegiate event, freshman Jhared Hack (Sanford, Fla./Circle Christian) of the UCF men's golf team finished tied for seventh at the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate on Tuesday. Hack fired a one-under par 71 on the final day of the three-round event to post a total of 217 (+1).

As a team, the Knights also tied for seventh (288, +24). The tournament served as UCF's first event of the fall season.

UCF senior Chris Anderson (Lake Mary, Fla./Seminole) tied for 18th. He recorded a five-over par 78 on Tuesday to finish at 222 (+6).

After struggling in the first round of the tournament yesterday, junior David Johnson (Melbourne, Fla./Melbourne) recovered to conclude the event tied for 27th (224, +8). On Tuesday, the junior-college transfer carded a one-under 71.

"Jhared played well and it was a nice start to his college career," said UCF head coach Nick Clinard. "I was also very proud of David Johnson. He is going to be a special player. As a team, we must learn how to play the game better."

Texas Tech claimed the team title with a squad total of 873 (+9). The Red Raiders' Will Griffin shared the individual crown with Brad Smith of UAB (213, -3). The Knights finished just one stroke behind North Florida and Oklahoma, who tied for fifth.

UCF sophomore Mike Stern (Miami, Fla./Killian) tied for 47th (231, +15) and junior Greg Forest (Palm City, Fla./Martin County) followed in a tie for 49th (232, +16).

The Knights return to action on Sunday, opening play at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational in Olympia Fields, Ill.

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