BLUFFTON, S.C. --- The UConn men's golf team captured a sixth-place finish Tuesday after the third and final round of the Colleton River Collegiate tournament, hosted by Michigan State University .
UConn's aggregate score of 300-297-305-902 was sixth in the 14-team field, behind tournament champion Tennessee, Miami of Ohio, Michigan State, College of Charleston, and Boston College. The tourney was played at Colleton River Plantation in Bluffton, S.C. The first two rounds of the event were played on the Nicklaus Course, with the third round at the Dye Course.
Leading the Huskies was junior Zach Zaback (Farmington, Conn.), who posted a 72-70-82-224, to finish in a tie for 23rd place. Sophomore Eric Dietrich (Cheshire, Conn.) was in a tie for 27th place after shooting a consistent 75-75-75-225, while senior Chris Wiatr (Woodbury, Conn.) tied for 32nd place with a 75-74-78-227.
Competing as an individual, UConn junior Cameron MacKay shot 75-76-81-232 to finish alone in 48th place in the 89-player field. The co-medalists were Sam Weatherhead of Michigan State (71-72-71-214) and John Jackopsic of Boston College (73-68-73-214).
UConn's season continues on March 27-29 when the Huskies will compete in the FAU Slomin Autism Championship, held at The Fountains Golf Club in Lake Worth, Fla.