Sam Houston State finished in seventh place in the Southland Conference 2012 men's golf championship.

The 54-hole, three-day event was played on the par 72, 7,346-yard course at Stonebridge Golf Club in McKinney.

Bearkat seniors Garrett Driver and Scott Kelly both earned top 10 finishes in the individual medalist standings. Driver placed fourth with a 75-73-74--222 total while Kelly finished tied for seventh with a 73-76-75--224 card.

The seventh place finish for Kelly marked his second Southland top 10 performance Kelly was the tournament's individual champion as a freshman in 2008.

Other Bearkat scores and finishes were James Glenn (76-82-81--239) tied for 37th, Blaine Weiterman (81-79-80--240) tied for 40th and Justin McKay (81-82-79--242) 42nd.

Central Arkansas and Lamar finished in a deadlock for the team trophy, both with 690 totals. The championship was decided in a sudden-death playoff.

UT-Arlington placed third with a 903 total followed by Stephen F. Austin 914, Texas State 917, Southeastern Louisiana 918, Sam Houston 923, UT-San Antonio 932, Nicholls State 940 and McNeese State 965.

SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE
McKinney, Texas - Stonebridge Ranch 
April 23-25, 2012 - par 72, 7,346 yards
Team Standings 1R 2R 3R Total
1 Central Arkansas 291 300 299 890
2 Lamar 288 310 292 890
3 UT-Arlington 299 301 303 903
4 Stephen F. Austin 298 303 313 914
5 Texas State 296 312 309 917
6 Southeastern La 299 315 304 918
7 SAM HOUSTON 305 310 308 923
8 UTSA 307 315 310 932
9 Nicholls State 311 318 311 940
10 McNeese State 317 313 335 965
           
Individual Medalist !R 2R 3R Total
1 M. J. Daffue, Lamar 72 74 70 216
           
Sam Houston Scores 1R 2R 3R Total
4 Garrett Driver 75 73 73 221
7 Scott Kelly 73 76 75 224
37 James Glenn 76 82 81 239
40 Blaine Weiterman 81 79 80 240
42 Justin McKay 81 82 79 242