Notre Dame men's golf: Platt ties for second

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ND Insider

A strong day from Niall Platt vaulted the Notre Dame men’s golf senior tri-captain into a tie for second place Sunday in the individual tournament draw and enable the Irish to share sixth place at the Irish Creek Collegiate at The Club at Irish Creek in Kannapolis, N.C.

Notre Dame posted rounds of 295-285-294 to tie Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) foe Duke with a final score of 874 for the tournament.

Platt’s finish was the best individual result of the year by any Notre Dame player, and the third runner-up finish of his career. The Santa Barbara, Calif. native also notched his ninth career top five, and officially moved into the program’s all-time scoring average lead at 73.19.

TOP 10 TEAMS (FINAL): 1. NO. 47 GEORGIA STATE 288-282-289-859, +7; 2. NO. 50 NORTH FLORIDA 291-279-290-860, +8; T3. CHARLOTTE 287-284-300-871, +19; T3. NO. 36 WAKE FOREST 288-292-291-871, +19; 5. OHIO STATE 298-281-294-873, +21; T6. DUKE 291-286-297-874, +22; T6. NOTRE DAME 295-285-294-874, +22; 8. INDIANA 294-291-294-879, +27; 9. EAST CAROLINA 294-289-297-880, +28; 10. APPALACHIAN STATE 294-290-299-883, +31.

TOP-10 INDIVIDUALS (Final): 1. No. 54 MJ Maguire (North Florida) 73-64-68-205, -8; T2. Charlie Bull (Akron) 72-69-68-209, -4; T2. Niall Platt (Notre Dame) 70-70-69-209, -4; 4. Thomas Rowland (Charlotte) 68-69-73-210, -3; T5. Clancy Waugh (Wake Forest) 72-69-70-211, -2; T5. Davin White (Georgia State) 71-70-70-211, -2; 7. Payne McLeod (UNCW) 72-70-70-212, -1; T8. J.J. Grey (Georgia State) 69-71-73-213, E; T8. Boo Timko (Ohio State) 73-67-73-213, E; 10. Frederik Hammer 73-69-72-214, +1.

NOTRE DAME INDIVIDUALS (Final): T2. Niall Platt 70-70-69-209, -4; T17. Matt Rushton 72-72-73-217, +4; T41. Patrick Grahek 76-73-75-224, +11; T62. Liam Cox 80-70-77-227, +14; T86. Cory Sciupider 77-80-81-238, +25.