Ole Miss men's golf team wins tourney

The Rebel golf team, led by junior Chris Rogers, outdistanced a large field of teams to bring home first prize.

RUSTON, La. - The Ole Miss men's golf team shot a 9-under-par 855 at the Squire Creek Invitational on their way to taking their first team title of the 2005-06 season. Led by junior Chris Rogers tie for first place in the individual standings, the Rebels out shot second place UT-Arlington by four strokes.

"This was a great team win for us," said Ole Miss head coach Ernest Ross. "We played well throughout the tournament so to pull it out today was fantastic. We were anchored by Rogers. He was excellent today."

Rogers tied for first place with Zack Reeves of UT-Arlington and Tim Kunick of Louisiana-Monroe. Rogers posted a three-round total of 71-72-68--211. Rebel freshmen Will Roebuck and Larry Blatt also posted top 10 finishes as they tied each other for eighth place. Roebuck carded a 70-73-71--214, while Blatt tallied a 68-69-77--214.

Junior Kyle Ellis tied for 23rd place with his three-round total of 72-70-77--149 and fellow junior Callum Macaulay rounded out the scoring for the Rebels with his 73-76-74--223. Macaulay finished in a tie for 41st place.

Next up for the Rebels will be Ole Miss Intercollegiate hosted at Tunica National. The Ole Miss Intercollegiate will begin on Sunday, Oct. 30 and conclude on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Squire Creek Invitational

(Final Results) 1. Ole Miss, 281-284-290--855; 2. UT-Arlington, 283-287-289--859; 3. Mississippi St., 286-288-291--865; T4. Louisiana-Lafayette, 294-287-297--878; T4. Rice, 291-298-289--878; 6. Louisiana-Monroe, 291-290-299--880; 7. Houston, 296-287-298--881; 8. Arkansas State, 305-284-293--882; 9. Southern Mississippi, 294-291-298--883; 10. New Orleans, 301-292-295--888; 11. Nebraska, 301-287-301--889; 12. South Alabama, 301-290-300--891; 13. Louisiana Tech, 303-293-300--896; T14. North Texas, 305-292-301--898; T14. Sam Houston St., 295-297-306--898; 16. Western Kentucky, 301-294-307--902; T17. Tulane, 300-296-316--912; T17. Arkansas-Little Rock, 298-298-316--912; 19. Stephen F. Austin, 316-306-316--938; 20. Centenary College, 320-317-315--952

Ole Miss Individual Results T1. Chris Rogers, 71-72-68--211; T8. Will Roebuck, 70-73-71--214; T8. Larry Blatt, 68-69-77--214; T23. Kyle Ellis, 68-69-77--214; T41. Callum Macaulay, 73-76-74--223.

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