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Tulsa Men's Golf Team Places 16th at NCAA Central Regional

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Hurricane in 7th-place After First Two Rounds of American Athletic Conference Championship

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? The Hurricane scored a final round 290 for a 54-hole total of 879, and failing to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Tulsa placed in 16th and was 19 strokes behind the ninth and final qualifying spot.

? Individually for Tulsa, senior Martin Maritz completed an outstanding senior season finishing in 18th place with rounds of 72-70-71. Maritz missed a playoff for the two qualifying spots to the NCAA Championships by two strokes. Maritz, the nation's ninth-ranked player, finished among the top-20 in all 13 tournaments this year and had seven top-five finishes.

? The best scores for the Hurricane on Saturday were 70s by sophomore Kevin Herny and senior Jason Gorman. Henry finished in 68th place with a 221 total, while Gorman placed in a tie for 74th place with a 222 total. Shawn Matthews and Todd Eaker both fired rounds of 79 on the final round.

? Texas captured the team title with a round of 272 today for a five-under par 847, while Kent and Minnesota tied for second place with 849 totals. Rounding out the remainder of the top-nine teams qualifying for the NCAA Championships, May 31-June 3, at the Grand National Golf Complex in Opelika, Alabama are Oklahoma State, Houston, Northwestern, TCU, Kansas and Oklahoma.

? Oklahoma State finished in fourth place with a 54-hole total of two-under par 850, while Oklahoma tied with Kansas for the final two qualifying spots with eight-over par 860s. Oral Roberts placed 25th with a three-round total of 893.