News from MSU Media Relations--October 25

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Men's Golf
FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Mississippi State's men's golf team wrapped up play at the 2006 Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate with a round of 299 to finish ninth in the team standings. The event at the Ironhorse Course of The Vanderbilt Legends Club closes out State's fall competition slate.

MSU sophomore Logan Young carded the low-round of the final day for the squad. The Memphis, Tenn. native turned in an even-par round of 72 and finished 20th in the individual standings. Young has finished in the top-20 in all three 54-hole events that he has participated in this fall. Sophomore Noah Goldman registered his best round of the three-day event with a 2-over par 74 on Tuesday. Matt Fast finished the event with a 76 to conclude the tournament in a tie foe 24th. Carlos Sainz, Jr. finished up the State scorecard with a round of 77.

MState closes out the fall competition having finished in the top-5 in three of the four 54-hole tournaments. The Bulldogs claimed both team and individual honors at the Callis Communications Intercollegiate in Mobile, Ala. back on Sept. 9. Fast won the University of South Alabama event and the following week was named Golf Digest's National Collegiate Golfer of the Week. MSU also posted a win over the Rebels of Ole Miss in the Magnolia Cup at Old Waverly Golf Club.

Ole Miss claimed team medalist honors by eight strokes over North Florida and Vanderbilt. Mercer's Silas Sutton and Memphis' Kyle Peterman were deemed co-individual champion after both finished the event at 3-under par. The low round of the day was 2-under par which was shot by three players.

MSU will open the spring '07 schedule in Orlando, Fla. on Feb. 19, competing in the Rio Pinar Intercollegiate.

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