TCU Travels To Arizona for Tucson National

Paul Barjon

March 13, 2014

Live Scoring | 2013-14 Stats

TUCSON, Ariz. - The TCU men's golf team will compete in its fourth tournament of the spring beginning Friday at the 54-hole OMNI Tucson National Invitational Tournament at the Catalina Course.

TCU, ranked as high as No. 39, is one of eight ranked squads that will be competing at the par-72, 7,094-yard course, joining No. 2 Oklahoma State, No. 3 California, No. 9 Texas A&M, No. 20 New Mexico, No. 24 UNLV, No. 32 SMU, Arizona, Marquette, New Mexico State, San Diego, UTEP and Wyoming.

TCU has posted top-three finishes in two of the three tournaments this spring and registered a runner-up finish at the Tucson National a year ago. Filling out the lineup card for the Horned Frogs is junior Julien Brun, freshman Chelso Barrett, junior Sarosh Adi, sophomore Paul Barjon and freshman Giulio Castagnara.

Julien Brun
• Currently ranked as high as No. 5 nationally by Golfstat Cup.
• Claimed his seventh-career title at the Desert Intercollegiate on Feb. 23.
• Has finished in the top 12 in all six tournaments this season.
• Entered his junior season as the TCU record holder in stroke average (70.41) and tournament wins (six).
• Lone two-time First-Team All-American (PING) in program history.

Chelso Barrett
• Carded second-lowest round of the season for the Frogs with a 66 in the opening round in Hawaii.
• Earned first-career top-10 finishes in back-to-back tournaments on Feb. 8 and Feb. 23.
• Currently has a 73.89 stroke average in his first six collegiate tournaments.
• Has fired three sub-70 rounds, all coming this spring.
• Competed in nine USGA events prior to beginning his collegiate career.

Paul Barjon
• Has registered 73.55 stroke average in three tournaments in the spring compared to 75.33 stroke average during the fall.
• Posted two top-20 finishes during the fall, including fifth-place showing at Crooked Stick Intercollegiate.
• Carded a final-round 71 to earn fifth-place finish at Crooked Stick.
• Led the squad with two eagles during the three fall tournaments.
• Posted back-to-back rounds of 66 to claim first tournament win at Stanford as a freshman.

Giulio Castagnara
• Finished at 3-over in the spring opener in Hawaii, including a career-low 70 in the opening round.
• Matched career low with a final round of 70 at the Desert Intercollegiate.
• Has competed in five of six tournaments in his first collegiate season.
• Earned a career-best 29th-place finish at the Crooked Stick Intercollegiate.

Sarosh Adi
• Recorded best tournament of his career earlier in Hawaii with rounds of 72, 71 and a career-low 67 for a top-30 finish.
• Failed to reach par or better in only three of 54 holes in Hawaii.
• Competed in five of six tournaments this season.
• Has seen action in 11 collegiate tournaments in his career.

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