BALCOMBE SHARP FOR RAMS AT SEMINOLE INTERCOLLEGIATE

Tournament: Seminole Intercollegiate
Location: Tallahassee, Fla. (Southwood Golf Course)
Course Info: 7,172 Yards, Par 72
VCU finish: T10th of 14
Top Ram: Alister Balcombe T8th (-8)

The short story: Junior Alister Balcombe shot a scorching 5-under 67 in Sunday's final round to score his second top-10 finish as a Ram and lead VCU at the Seminole Intercollegiate.
 
FIRST TEE
  • Balcombe actually sandwiched a pair of 67s around Saturday's second-round 74. He fired six birdies Sunday, including a pair on No. 10 and No. 11 to open the day.
  • Senior Jamie Clare shot 3-over for the weekend, including a second-round 71, and placed 44th for VCU.
  • Senior Hanish Nagrani enjoyed a consistent weekend, shooting 74-74-73 on the way to a 54th-place finish.
  • Osama Khan (66th) and Alston Newsom (79th) rounded out VCU's five.
  • VCU was 8-over for the tournament with 872 total strokes.
  • Penn State (-31) captured team honors, while Georgia Tech and Florida State (-28) tied for second. James Madison (-17) and Troy (-16) placed fourth and fifth, respectively.
INSIDE THE SCORECARD
  • Balcombe and Nagrani each recorded 13 birdies during the weekend.
  • Khan and Clare were one of a handful of golfers to card eagles during the tournament.
  • Balcombe's top-10 finish was a product of consistency. The freshman shot par on 36 of 54 holes.
VCU SCORES

T10

VCU

283

296

293

872

T8

Alister Balcombe (2)

67

74

67

208

T44

Jamie Clare (1)

72

71

76

219

T54

Hanish Nagrani (3)

74

74

73

221

T66

Osama Khan (4)

70

77

77

224

79

Alston Newsom (5)

78

79

78

235

 
NEXT UP
The Rams will head to Great Waters Golf Course in Eatonton, Georgia for the Linger Longer Invitational March 19-21.