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AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week – Sam Saunders

AgSouth Homegrown Athlete of the Week – Sam Saunders

May 19, 2008

Sam Saunders, Golf, Sophomore, Windermere, FL

Saunders improved by one stroke in each of three rounds to help the Tigers to a third-place finish at the NCAA West Regional in Bremerton, WA. The third-place finish qualified the team for a berth at the 2008 NCAA National Tournament to be held at Purdue University May 28-31.

Saunders went from 73 to 72 to 71 in the three rounds of the regional and recorded an even par 216 for the event. His round of 71 on Saturday included three birdies on par five holes. The sophomore from Windermere, FL finished in a tie for 10th place, a great improvement from his 103rd place finish at the NCAA East Regional last season.

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