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Blayne Street finished the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite tied for 38th place on Tuesday.
Men's Golf - Tue, Sep. 17, 2013

AMARILLO, Texas (September 16, 2013) – Lubbock Christian finished in 10th place at the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational on Tuesday after the tournament had been cut short due to thunderstorms and heavy rain yesterday.


The Chaps played their best round at the conclusion of the tournament, carding a 278 to go along with a round one score of 294 and a 298 in round two for a total of 867. Niel DuPreez came through with a third round score of 66, the best in the field, coupled with a second round score of 69 to go along with a round one 75, tying him for ninth position overall.


"Niel played very well the last two rounds, gaining confidence," stated head coach Gary Belt. "He controlled his shot very well."


Jarred Jeter continued his steady play, shooting second and third round scores of 71 to combine with a day one total of 70 to tie him for 15th place. Blayne Street finished the tournament by scoring a 69 to go along with first and second round scores of 74 and 75 to tie him for 38th. Facundo Garcia shot a 231 to finish in a tie for 83rd, and Rusty Keneda scored a 236 for 89th place.


The Chaps' 57 birdies were third-best in the 16-team field, including 16 each from DuPreez and Street and 13 by Jeter.


Colorado School of Mines took the team title by carding an 831 with scores of 281, 272 and 278. An Oredigger also claimed the individual championship, with Michael Lee finishing with a 206 while shooting rounds of 73, 65 and 68.


Next up for the The Chaps is the Mustang Fall Invitational in Goodyear, Ariz., on September 30 and October 1 at the Estrella Mountain Golf Club.


10           Lubbock Christian            294         295         278         867

T9           Niel DuPreez                      75           69           66           210

T15         Jarred Jeter                        70           71           71           212

T38         Blayne Street                     74           75           69           218

T83         Facundo Garcia                 79           80           72           231

89           Rusty Keneda                    75           82           79           236