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Pioneers finish 10th at Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate

Pioneers finish 10th at Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate

OCEAN ISLE BEACH, N.C. --- The Tusculum University men's golf team carded a two-day score of 606 to finish 10th at the 2018 Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate, which was held this week at the Lions Paw Course at the Ocean Ridge Plantation.

The Pioneers posted a six-stroke improvement from Monday's opening round with a team score of 300 to move up one spot on the final tournament standings.

Sophomore Liam Sweeney led the day for the Pioneers as he fired an even par round of 71 to finish with 147 for the tournament and tie for 18th place.  He battled back from a being two-over par after seven holes and recorded a pair of birdies and nine pars in his last 11 holes.

Junior teammate Matt DiBella posted back-to-back rounds of 75 to shoot 150 and tie for 30th place.  Sophomore Bennett Noe tied for 52nd place with 79-76=155 while Noah Jones posted 76-81=157 to tie for 58th in this Tusculum debut.  Rookie Jordan Williams shot 81-78=159 to finish tied for 63rd.

Co-host Lincoln Memorial held off a final round charge by fellow co-host Lenoir-Rhyne as the Railsplitters finished with 568, two shots ahead of the runner-up Bears (570). L-R posted a Tuesday-low 280 (-4) while LMU carded 289.  LMU's Dan Bradbury captured medalist honors as he led wire-to-wire with back-to-back rounds of 68 to shoot a 136 (-6).

Barton finished third with 578, while Limestone and North Greenville tied for fourth place with 584.  Anderson and Belmont Abbey tied for sixth with 600, followed by Mount Olive (601), Virginia Union (603), Tusculum (606), Cape Fear (609), Emmanuel (615), Virginia-Wise (623), Chowan (652) and Fayetteville State (681).

Tusculum returns to action Oct. 15-16 as the Pioneers travel to Morristown, Tennessee for the Walters State Fall Classic.

 

Team Results

Pl

Team

1st

2nd

TOT

1

Lincoln Memorial

279

289

568

2

Lenoir-Rhyne

290

280

570

3

Barton

290

288

578

4

Limestone

295

289

584

 

North Greenville

294

290

584

6

Anderson

302

298

600

 

Belmont Abbey

304

296

600

8

Mount Olive

313

288

601

9

Virginia Union

303

300

603

10

TUSCULUM

306

300

606

11

Cape Fear

304

305

609

12

Emmanuel

305

310

615

13

Virginia-Wise

313

310

623

14

Chowan

339

313

652

15

Fayetteville St.

351

330

681

 

Tusculum Individual Scores

Pl

Player

1st

2nd

TOT

T18

Liam Sweeney

76

71

147

T30

Matt DiBella

75

75

150

T52

Bennett Noe

79

76

155

T58

Noah Jones

76

81

157

T63

Jordan Williams

81

78

159

 

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