Farmer leads CU to fifth at Territory Classic
October 23, 2018
Cameron University Athletics
Kenton Means – Sports Information Director
DUNCAN, Okla. — Kevin Farmer led the second round charge of the Cameron men’s golf team as they finished in fifth at the Territory Classic on Tuesday.
After being in seventh after a poor first round, CU bounced back to shoot a 291 and finish the two round tournament with a total score of 596, which was 21 strokes back of the event winner Oklahoma Christian.
The freshman Farmer had a CU first round low of 75 on Monday, and then tied for the round low with a 69 during the second round. The Lawton Eisenhower graduate finishes tied for seventh individually with a 36-hole score of 144.
Dario Gabriel had a huge turnaround for the Black and Gold, improving seven strokes to shoot a 71 on Tuesday. He tied for 21st with teammate Niels Sorensen as the two CU seniors each carded a 149. Devin Whipple finished the event with a 155 after shooting a 79 in the second round, while Donovan Osborne rounded out the lineup with a 156.
Statistically, Sorensen was five under on the par-5 holes, while Gabriel was four under. The two also tied for the team lead with seven birdies, while Farmer had a CU best 28 pars recorded.
OC edged our the rattlers of St. Mary’s by one stroke, as they finished in second with a 576, while Midwestern State was just a stroke behind them in third. Rogers State placed fourth with a 594 two round score, and behind CU, St. Edward’s, UT Permian Basin, Newman, and Dallas Baptist rounded out the team standings.
STMU’s Jake Stevenson claimed the top individual finish as he carded a five under score of 139.
The Territory Classic closes out Cameron’s fall season, as they will pick play back up in teh spring, starting with the Rattler Invitational in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 25-26.