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Red Raiders Tied Fourth at Isleworth

Santiago Rivas leads Texas Tech in a seventh-place tie at the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational in Orlando, Fla.

Santiago Rivas leads Texas Tech in a seventh-place tie at the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitational in Orlando, Fla.
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Oct. 26, 2008

LUBBOCK, Texas - Playing on Tiger Woods' home course and against some of the nation's top collegiate programs, the No. 29 Texas Tech golf team finished the opening round of the Isleworth-UCF Collegiate Invitaitonal tied with No. 4 Georgia and seven shots off of the lead at Isleworth Country Club in Orlando, Fla.

Santiago Rivas leads the Red Raiders in a seventh-place tie after carding an even-par 72 and trails tournament leader Jorge Campillo of Indiana by four strokes. Garrett Merrell, the nation's 47th-ranked golfer, is tied in 18th with a 1-over 73, while Chris Ward's 2-over 74 has him in a 28th-place tie. Brian Scherer and Will Griffin posted rounds of 75 and 81, respectively, and are tied in 35th and 82nd places.

The Red Raiders posted a 294 in the first round to finish among the top five, which includes No. 6 Alabama (-1, 287), No. 15 Notre Dame (+1, 289), No. 3 USC (+2, 290) and Tech and Georgia. No. 11 Clemson (+8, 296), No. 2 Oklahoma State (+8, 296), No. 8 South Carolina (+9, 297), No. 17 Georgia Tech (+11, 299), No. 48 Kentucky (+11, 299) and UCLA (+11, 299) round out the top 11. No. 16 Texas (+12, 300), No. 40 Central Florida (+12, 300), No. 7 Stanford (+13, 301), No. 1 Illinois (+13, 301), No. 26 LSU (+14, 302), Charlotte (+16, 304) and Arizona (+24, 312) round out the field.

The second round of the three-day event gets underway Monday morning. Live scoring throughout the event is available at www.golfstat.com.

 

 

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