Athletic News

September 27, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks Golf Finishes 12th at Rhodes Fall Classic

TUNICA, Miss. ---- The No. 2 ranked Huntingdon men’s golf team finished 12th in a field of twenty at the Rhodes Fall Classic. The Hawks shot a first-round 311 yesterday, and a second-round 321 at the Tunica National Golf Course on Monday.

The Hawks finished thirty-two strokes behind first place Centre College, which posted a tournament-low total twenty-four over-par, 600. Host team Rhodes finished second with a 605, while Wittenberg posted a third-place finish with a score of 613. Transylvania finished fourth with a two-day total of 616.

Rounding out the top-five, Rhodes B and LaGrange each tied with finals of 619 in the tournament.

Leading the Hawks was senior Chase Blaich, who finished tied for 15th with two-day nine over-par total of 153. Freshman Rodes Bowers shot a two round total of 155, finishing tied for 24th place. Cates Culpepper carded an overall score of 161, to finish tied for 56th place.

Rounding out the scoring for Huntingdon were senior J.P. Kircher and freshman Matt Stinebaugh, who each finished tied in 70th with a total score of 164.

Chris Morris of Centre College was the individual champion, firing a two-day total one-under par 143.

Huntingdon will return to the links on Sunday, October 10, when it participates in the opening round of the two-day Division III National Champ Preview in Greensboro, N.C at the Grandover Golf Resort.

FINAL RESULTS
Par-Yardage: 72-7125
1 Centre College 297 303 600 +24
2 Rhodes College 309 296 605 +29
3 Wittenberg Univ. 311 302 613 +37
4 Transylvania U. 310 306 616 +40
5 Rhodes B 305 314 619 +43
LaGrange College 307 312 619 +43
7 Texas Lutheran Univ. 316 305 621 +45
8 Mississippi College 316 312 628 +52
9 Oglethorpe Univ. 311 318 629 +53
10 DePauw University 322 308 630 +54
11 Birmingham Southern 317 314 631 +55
12 Huntingdon College 311 321 632 +56
T15. Chase Blaich 75 78 153 +9
T24. Rodes Bowers 77 78 155 +11
T56. Cate Culpeper 78 83 161 +17
T70. J.P. Kircher 82 82 164 +20
T70. Matt Stinebaugh 81 83 164 +20
13 Texas, U. of-Dallas 315 319 634 +58
14 Oglethorpe B 326 311 637 +61
15 Maryville College TN 327 319 646 +70
LeTourneau Univ. 326 320 646 +70
17 McMurry University 336 313 649 +73
18 Centre B 323 327 650 +74
19 Millsaps College 342 325 667 +91
20 Hendrix College 364 347 711 +135

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


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