October 19, 2010

Men's Golf Takes 9th in Final Event of Fall Campaign

CLEMMONS, NC – The North Georgia men's golf team put a lid on their fall season on Tuesday afternoon, taking 9th place in the field of 13 teams at the Will Wilson Southeast Regional Preview at Tanglewood Park Golf Club Championship Course.

Newberry captured the team title in the event with a team score of 861 (295-282-284). The Wolves finished two strokes ahead of second place Queens (295-286-282), while UNC Pembroke rounded out the top three at 881 (290-294-297). North Georgia's 889 (302-293-294) was good for 9th place in the 13-team field.

Daniel Stanley from Newberry claimed individual medalist honors in the event. Stanley carded an impressive 66 in the third and final round to finish at 211 (78-67-66). Carson-Newman's Liam Ashby (69-73-70) and UNC Pembroke's Jonathan McCurry (69-73-70) ended the event tied for second individually at 212.

Howard Duffin continued to surge on the final day, recording a 1-over-par 71 to finish in a tie for 9th place at 8-over-par, while Brian Mallory finished at 11-over-par following a final round 74, good for a 18th place overall.

Bryson Womack carded a final round 75 to stay in contention and finish at 26-over-par for the three-day event, while Grant Rish ended in a tie for 43rd place overall at 17-over-par. Jake Martin rounded out the team in 67th place, finishing with a 76, his lowest round of the event, to end the tournament at 35-over-par.

The Will Wilson Southeast Regional Preview ends the fall season for the Saints as they will now gear up a full slate of events in the spring, culminating with the 2011 Peach Belt Conference Tournament on April 11-12, at the Savannah Quarters Country Club hosted by Armstrong Atlantic.