The Tennessee men's golf team won its first tournament since 1992 on
Tuesday, shooting a three-round 884 to win the LSU Intercollegiate Golf
Tournament at the Country Club of Louisiana in Baton Rouge, La.
Junior Jamie Neher won the individual title by three strokes with a 213
(70, 68, 75). Dale Thorley shot a 76 on Tuesday to finish tied for ninth
with a three-day 221. Boomer Erick led the Vol attack for the third round
by carding a 74. Erick ended with a 225, tied for 19th place.
The last Vol title came in the 1992 Tournament of Champions in Knoxville.
UT will return to action Nov. 28-30, when it travels to Las Vegas, Nev., to
play in the UNLV Rebel Classic.
MEN'S TENNIS: Tennessee's Chris Mahony and Pablo Montana won the
doubles title at the Pepsi-Tulane Tennis Invitational on Sunday. The duo,
seeded No. 1, won the championship by defeating Graf/Jimenez of Texas Tech
8-4. They claimed their first victories together this year since finishing
in the semifinals of the NCAAs last year.
Mahony advanced to the third round in singles before losing to Tulane's
Fredrick Giers 6-7 (3-7), 6-0, 6-4. Montana, after losing in the first
round of singles, won three straight matches in the consolation draw, and
won the bracket by defeating Yannick Violette of Tulane 6-3, 6-0.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL: Three Lady Vols have been selected as candidates
for the 1995 Ban/Naismith player of the year: Senior forward Nikki McCray,
senior center Dana Johnson, and senior guard Tiffany Woosley.
Alabama's Niesa Johnson heads the list of 20 players. La'Keshia Frett of
Georgia and Merlakia Jones of Florida are the only other SEC players.
The winner will be announced during a CBS broadcast in March.
BASEBALL: Vol pitcher Tim Miller, a transfer from Florida State,
will be trying out Friday and Saturday in Homestead, Fla., for Team USA.
Miller, a sophomore, is one of 72 players trying out for the team.
Tennessee pitcher R.A. Dickey is already on the squad.
Men's golf team wins tournament
Published: Thu Nov 03, 1994 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 12:46 p.m.