Crocker Leads USC At Nike Golf Collegiate|
Oct. 7, 2014
Freshman Sean Crocker finished fourth to lead the USC men's golf team on the final day of the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational at the Colonial C.C. in Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday (Oct. 7).
The Trojans finished sixth at 32-over 872 (293-289-290), 21 back of first-place Oregon (851) while Stanford took second (857) and Oklahoma third (860). USC had finished in the top 2 of its first two events in the fall.
Crocker posted his second top 4 finish of the season with today's result after tying for second at the season-opening Southwestern Intercollegiate. Crocker carded a team-best fifth round in the 60s this season to finish at 2-under 208 (73-68-67). Starting on the 10th hole, he was 3-under through 9 and got back to 3 under with a birdie on 9 to finish the day.
Sophomore Rico Hoey tied for 22nd at 10-over 220 (72-71-77). He was 1-over on the front 9 but couldn't get untracked on the back 9, going 6-over.
The Trojans will participate in the Bill Cullum Invitational in Northridge on Oct. 20-21 and finish the fall slate at the Gifford Collegiate Championship, Nov. 3-5.