Athletic News

March 18, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Hawks in 12th Place After Day One at the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. --- Huntingdon College's second-ranked men's golf team finished in 12th place following a first round team 302 in the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate hosted by seventh-ranked Oglethorpe University. The Hawks are 12-strokes behind current leaders Transylvania University and Illinois Wesleyan (290).

Huntingdon was led by freshman Jamey Lester with a first round 1-over par, 73, tied for 14th place. Senior Chase Blaich's 3-over par, 75, placed him tied for 39th. Freshmen Rodes Bowers and Cates Culpepper each finished tied for 66th place with a 5-over par, 77. Senior J.P. Kircher rounded out the Hawks' scoring with an opening round 9-over par, 81.

Transylvania and Illinois Wesleyan each carded a first round low with a 290. Greensboro College finished three-strokes back for third place with a 293, while Emory University trailed by one-stroke with a 294. Methodist University and Birmingham-Southern College rounded out the top-5 with a team total 296.

Huntingdon looks to move up the leader board in the second round of the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate on Saturday, Mar. 19, at Jekyll Island Golf Club.

Jekyll Island Intercollegiate

Round One Results - Par-Yardage: 72-6700

1 Transylvania U. 290

Illinois Wesleyan 290

3 Greensboro College 293

4 Emory University 294

5 Methodist University 296

Birmingham Southern 296

7 La Verne, Univ. of 298

8 Centre College 299

9 ClaremontMuddScripps 300

10 Hampden-Sydney Coll. 301

Roanoke College 301

12 Huntingdon College 302

T14 Jamey Lester 36- 37 73

T39 Chase Blaich 38- 37 75

T66 Rodes Bowers 40- 37 77

T66 Cates Culpepper 40- 37 77

T110 J.P. Kircher 40- 41 81

13 Bridgewater College 303

14 Coastal Georgia 304

Oglethorpe Univ. 304

16 Christopher Newport 305

LaGrange College 305

18 St. John Fisher Col 306

19 Maryville College TN 309

20 Trinity University 310

Allegheny College 310


Hodge Patterson
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Phone: (334) 833-4579

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