ORLANDO, Fla. - The Saint Joseph's golf team capped its season with a strong showing at the 2019 Atlantic 10 Championship as the Hawks placed fourth in the 11-team field, while junior Michael O'Brien tied for fifth and earned A-10 All-Conference accolades.
Playing at the par-72 Villas of Grand Cypress Golf Resort (7,024 yards), the Hawks carded a three-round score of 298-294-294/886 for their best finish at the conference tournament since a second place finish in 2003.
Shooting three-under-par 213, O'Brien became the first Hawk since 2014 to earn A-10 All-Conference honors as he tied for fifth place with a three-round score of 73-70-70/213 (-3).
Wills Montgomery posted his fourth top-10 finish of the year as the sophomore tied for 10th place at 71-77-72/220, while rookie J.T. Spina tied for 17th in his first A-10 Championship after posting a score of 77-69-75/221. Playing in his final collegiate event, senior Ross Pilliod tied for 41st at 77-80-77/234, while junior Richard Riva finished in 47th place with a score of 82-78-77/237.
VCU captured the team title, and automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament, by two strokes over Davidson at 867, while George Washington's Logan Lowe earned medalist honors by a stroke at 210.
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