Mortiz Ackerhans cards the lowest score for the Blue Demons in the final round on Tuesday
Feb. 18, 2014
Wexford Intercollegiate Final Results
HILTON HEAD, S.C. - Paced by sophomore Adrian Halimi, the DePaul men's golf team took 10th place at the Wexford Plantation Intercollegiate on Tuesday. The Blue Demons, who entered the final round in 11th place, jumped one place final standings after combining for a 302.
Halimi started the day in a tie for seventh after 36-holes, but the sophomore carded his highest round of tournament a five-over 77 to finish in a group in 22nd. Halimi set a season-low three-round score of 226 with rounds of 73, 76 and 77.
South Carolina-Aiken, who entered the day in the lead, held off Presbyterian College to win the tournament by one stroke with a team score of 888.
DePaul finished the Intercollegiate in 10th place with a team score of 911. Wofford took ninth place, finishing eight strokes ahead of the Blue Demons.
VCU's Adam Ball won the tournament after striking a six-under 66 in Tuesday's final round. His three-round total of 212 earned him a victory by one stroke over Presbyterian's Davis Parker. Both golfers were the only two to finish under par for the tournament.
Moritz Ackerhans capped off his tournament with his best round and finished the day even at 72. The senior moved up 20 spots in the standings and finished in 37th after with a three-round score of 229.
Finishing three strokes behind Ackerhans was junior Jan Juelicher and freshman Jonathan Hewett. The pair tied with a group of four golfers for 50th place with a three-round score of 232.
Also competing for DePaul was freshman James Lelliott, who took 57th after his tournament score of 235.
The Blue Demons travel to Dade City, Fla. for the USF Invitational Mar. 2-4 at the Lake Jovita Country Club.