Simpsonville, Ky. – Senior Matt Brown posted a final round 71 and fellow senior Anthony Aloi secured a share of seventh place with a one-over 73 to help Furman to sixth place on Tuesday in the Cardinal Intercollegiate at the par-72 Cardinal Club Golf Course in Simpsonville, Ky.
The final round of the 54-hole tournament was delayed all morning due to inclement weather before teeing off at approximately 1:15 p.m.
Furman (+17) climbed two spots to a sixth place finish after compiling a final round six-over 294. Aloi (-2), three-under par after two rounds, captured a top-10 finish with his 73 while Brown moved up to a 13th place finish at one-over 217.
The host Louisville Cardinals (-6) took first place on the strength of a final round 288. Bowling Green (+3), Murray State (+4), Arkansas-Little Rock (+7) and Austin Peay (+16) rounded out the top five.
Wes Gates (-7) of Bowling Green grabbed individual medalist honors at seven-under par after an even-par 72 on Tuesday.
The Paladins return to action October 12-14, at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate in Johnson City, Tenn.
6 Furman 298 289 294 881
T7 Anthony Aloi 71 70 73 214
T13 Matt Brown 73 73 71 217
T42 Josh Chay 73 75 76 224
T49 Johnny Kyger 81 71 74 226
79 Greg Carrier 82 76 83 241