The Missouri men’s golf team finished sixth on Tuesday in the Notre Dame Gridiron Classic in South Bend, Ind.
Missouri freshman Ryan Zech made his collegiate debut and finished seventh at 5-over-par, shooting 71-71-73 — 215. Paul McConnell of Texas-Arlington won the tournament at even par.
Other top performers for the Tigers included sophomore Emilio Cuartero and junior Jace Long. Cuartero tied for 15th shooting 73-76-70 – 219 and Long tied for 19th with scores of 69-74-77 – 220.
The three-round tournament was played over two days at Warren Golf Course, a par-71 links course.
St. Mary's College of California and the University of Houston tied for first in the event, which consisted of 12 teams.
The Tigers' next tournament is Oct.8-9 at the John Dallio Memorial in Burr Ridge, Ill.