FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jeff Malby, Assistant to the Athletic Director,
Office of Sports Information
Thompsett finishes 51st at NAIA golf championships
BILLINGS, Mont. – May 22, 2015 – Rocky Mountain College men’s golfer Daniel Thompsett finished in a four-way tie for 51st at the 64th annual NAIA National Golf Championships that were played at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla., May 19-22.
Thompsett, this season’s Frontier Conference tournament champion, finished the national tournament with nine-over par, 297. He opened the tournament Tuesday with a two-under 70 followed by a 75 on both Wednesday and Thursday, then rounded out the tournament with today’s 77.
Thompsett, who is from Aboyne, Scotland, graduated from Rocky this May. He qualified for nationals by winning the Frontier Conference championship by two strokes over Lewis-Clark State’s Cole Lorenzo.
The NAIA individual championship was won by Dalton State’s Sean Elliott, who finished with a 16-under, 272.
--ROCKY MOUNTAIN COLLEGE BATTLIN’ BEARS--