Tusculum Wins 2015 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Golf Championship

Tusculum Wins 2015 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Golf Championship



FULL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS & STATS

 

MARVIN, N.C. – After today's second and final round of the 2015 South Atlantic Conference Men's Golf Championship, the Tusculum College Pioneers stood atop the field of 12 teams with a two-round score of 597 to earn the automatic bid to the 2015 NCAA Men's Golf Championships with the tournament win.

 

Wingate University followed Tusculum with a 599 in second place, while Queens University of Charlotte totaled a 610 to take third.  Newberry and Lincoln Memorial tied for fourth with a 613, while Coker and Mars Hill turned in a total of 617 to tie for sixth-place.  Lenoir-Rhyne placed eighth with a  total of 620 and in ninth was Brevard at 633.  Carson-Newman totaled 634 strokes to place tenth and at the No. 11 spot was Catawba, who carded a 639.  Anderson rounded out the men's standings at 645.

 

Nick Forsberg of the Pioneers was the individual medalist after shooting a one-under-par 143 (70-73).

 

This year's championship was shortened to 36-holes after inclement weather prevented play on day one.

 

Pos.                School                                   Rnd 1     Rnd 2     Total       To Par

1                      Tusculum                              295         302         597         +21

2                      Wingate                                301         298         599         +23

3                      Queens-Cha                          302         308         610         +34

4                      Newberry                              308         305         613         +37

                        LMU                                      305         308         613         +37

6                      Coker College                      308         309         617         +41

                        Mars Hill                               310         307         617         +41

8                      Len.-Rhyne                           315         305         620         +44

9                      Brevard                                  314         319         633         +57

10                   Carson-Newman                    322         312         634         +58

11                   Catawba                                 319         320         639         +63

12                   Anderson (SC)                       320         325         645         +69

 

All-Tournament Team

First Team
Nick Forsberg, Tusculum
Benedict Gebhardt, Wingate
Phillip Konnikov, Wingate
Alex Rios, Coker
Evan Ruhling, Queens

Second Team
Brad Hawkins, Tusculum
Andrew Hall, Carson-Newman
Jackson Bailey, Lenoir-Rhyne
Alex Merriman, Anderson
Ryan Wilkinson, Newberry
Taylor Smith, Tusculum

Tournament Champion
Tusculum

Runner-Up
Wingate

Individual Medalist
Nick Forsberg-Tusculum