Men's Golf Wins NSU Shark Invitational

Men's Golf Wins NSU Shark Invitational
Chris Carlin was the tournament's top finisher. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.—The Barry University men’s golf team topped 12 other schools to win the NSU Shark Invitational for the third straight year on Tuesday.

The Bucs fired a 14-under 850 (286-282-282) to finish in the top spot. Lynn University finished second with an 11-under 853, while the University of Indianapolis finished third with a six-over 870.

Chris Carlin led the way for the Buccaneers, winning the individual title for the second straight year. Carlin shot an opening round 75, but fired a 67 and 66 in the final two rounds to finish with an eight-under 208. Patricio Salem and Steven Brame from Lynn tied for second, each with a 211.

Guillermo Pumarol was the next highest finished for the Bucs, shooting a 215 (69-72-74). Pumarol finished tied for fifth.

Carlos Velez tied for eighth place, firing a 216 (71-73-72).

Victor Billskoog and Daniel Stapff rounded out the Buccaneer lineup. Billskoog finished tied for 13th with a 218 (72-70-76), and Stapff fired a 220 (74-76-70) to finish tied for 19th.

The Buccaneers successful fall season has not gone unnoticed as the team is ranked #1 in the latest Golf World/Nike Golf Men's Coaches' Polls, released on October 13.

The Bucs return to action on Monday, October 26 at the Rollins Invitational