Athletic News

September 14, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Finish Second at Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational

HAINES, Fla. --- The No. 2 ranked Huntingdon men’s golf team finished second at the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational, after posting a final-round score of 288 on the par 72, 7,227-yard Southern Dunes Golf Course.

The Hawks finished with a three-day total of 868, finishing 10 strokes behind tournament champion Greensboro. Skidmore finished third with a total of 871, while Methodist placed fourth with a total of 874. Texas @ Tyler rounded out the top five with a tournament total of 876.

Senior Chase Blaich paced the Hawks in the final round, firing a three-under par round of 69 and finished tied for second, with a total of 211. “Chase played well and had a great week for us,” said head coach Matt Mahanic.

Senior J.P. Kircher finished tied for sixth with a one-under par of 71, with a three-day total of 215.

Freshman Cates Culpepper also finished tied for sixth after shooting an even par round of 72, including a total score of 215. Culpepper participated in his first collegiate tournament this week. “I’m happy how Cates performed in his first career collegiate tournament, especially finishing with an even par round on the final day,” said Mahanic.

Greensboro’s Brock Elder finished with the individual championship, posting a three-day total of 209.

Huntingdon will return to action on Sunday, Sept. 26, when the Hawks travel to Tunica, Miss. to compete in the Rhodes Fall Golf Classic at the Tunica National Golf Course.

COMPLETE RESULTS
1 Greensboro College 282 288 288 858
2 Huntingdon College 292 288 288 868
T2 Chase Blaich 74 68 69 211
T6 J.P. Kircher 68 76 71 215
T6 Cates Culpepper 71 72 72 215
T45 Jamey Lester 79 72 76 227
71 Alex Hauser 79 78 80 237
3 Skidmore College 290 285 296 871
4 Methodist University 293 290 291 874
5 Texas @ Tyler 293 287 296 876
T6 St. Olaf College 300 289 293 882
T6 Wittenberg Univ. 296 291 295 882
8 Oglethorpe Univ. 300 292 292 884
9 Illinois Wesleyan 300 297 291 888
10 Transylvania U. 291 301 300 892
11 Rhodes College 297 292 308 897
12 Emory University 297 296 305 898
13 Concordia College-MN 290 307 302 899
14 Southwestern Univ. 305 300 301 906
15 Mississippi College 309 307 306 922

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Hodge Patterson
Sports Information Director
Phone: (334) 833-4579
hpatterson@huntingdon.edu


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