Hokies finish 14th at Inverness
Weaver 16th individually
September 12, 2006

Final Results Inverness Invitational
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Virginia Tech shot a three-round total of 932 and finished in 14th place at the sixth annual Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational at the 7,255-yard, par 71 Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio on Tuesday morning.

Sophomore Drew Weaver (High Point, N.C.) led the Hokies with a total of 14-over-par 227. He tied for 16th overall. Jon McLean of TCU took medalist honors with a one-over-par 214, defeating Manuel Villegas of Florida by four strokes.

Redshirt sophomore Will Oldham (Spartanburg, S.C.) tied for 20th at 229 and redshirt freshman Matt Boyd (Sugar Land, Tex.) tied for 29th at 231. Junior Nick MacDonald (Harare, Zimbabwe) tied for 69th at 245 and junior Chad Fultz (Staunton, Va.) was 73rd at 248.

Southern California won the event with a total of 896, three strokes better than day one leader TCU. Defending champion Florida was third at 900, Coastal Carolina was fourth at 901 and Georgia was fifth a 904. UNLV was sixth at 906, Texas A&M was seventh at 914, Kent State was eighth at 922, Florida State was ninth at 923 and Nebraska was 10th at 924. Michigan State was 11th at 929 and host Toledo and Illinois tied for 12th at 931, one stroke better than the Hokies. New Mexico was 15th at 953.

The Hokies finished the first round in 14th place at 318 and improved 10 strokes to shoot 308 in Monday afternoon's second round, but remained 14th. Tech shot a final round 306. The Hokies return to action on Oct. 8-9 at the Duke Golf Classic in Durham, N.C.