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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 8:46 p.m.

Men’s golf team finishes fourth at Jacksonville Invitational

Freshman Jack Persons takes a swing in the Colonials' practice facility in the Smith Center. The V1 Pro Video Analysis Software has been installed for golfers to analyze and compare their swings. Hatchet File Photo

The men’s golf team finished fourth of nine teams at the Jacksonville State Invitational Tuesday, tallying a three-round score of 61-over par 925.

GW’s final 18 holes was its best, shooting a 17-over 305 at the par-72, 7,040-yard Silver Lakes Golf Course. Senior Martin Liu led the Colonials with an 11-over 227, finishing seventh overall, including a 2-over 74 on Tuesday to move up to his eventual finish after wrapping Monday’s competition in 14th place. Freshman Jack Persons also fired a 2-over 74 Tuesday, finishing 14th overall, while senior Andres Pumariega shot a 6-over 78 Tuesday to finish in a tie for 19th.

Jacksonville State claimed the top spot at the Invitational, shooting a 33-over 897 through 54 holes of play.

The Colonials next head to Farmville, Va., Friday for the Longwood/Manor Intercollegiate.