Lions Finish SSC Championships in 2nd; Savoie Takes 2nd Individually

Four Saint Leo golfers finish the championships in the top 15   

SAINT LEO, Fla. – The Saint Leo University men's golf team shot a three-round total of 863 (284-285-294) and finished second in the 2014 Sunshine State Conference Gold Championships held at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Dade City, Fla. 

The Lions, who shot a 294 in the final round on Tuesday, finished eight strokes ahead of third place Lynn University. 

Barry University took the team title with a three-day total of 845 (282-277-286). 

Leading Saint Leo was Joey Savoie who shot a three-round total of 211 (72-69-70) which was good enough for second place, two strokes behind the men's individual champion Adam Svensson, of Barry, who shot a three-day total of 209. 

Chaz Heinz (73-70-74) and Ryan Gendron (68-74-75) finished in a four-way tie for ninth shooting a 217 for the championship. 

Liam Ainsworth finished with a share of 13th with a three-round total of 218 (71-72-75), and Trevor Joseph rounded out the Lions' competitors in a tie for 36th shooting a 232 (80-75-70). 

Saint Leo will now wait on an invitation to the NCAA South/Southeast Regional, May 5-7, at the Savannah Quarters Golf and Country Club in Savannah, Ga. 

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