Athletic News

October 10, 2010
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Men’s Golf in Fourth Place after Day One at Greensboro Gordin Classic

GREENSBORO, N.C. ---- The Huntingdon men’s golf team finished day one in fourth place in a field of eighteen at the Greensboro Gordin Classic. The Hawks shot a first-round 296 on Sunday, and trail the leader Methodist by only six-strokes.

The Hawks finished day one behind leader Methodist, who shot a team total 290, followed by Guilford and Oglethorpe shooting 292 and 294, respectively. Rounding out the top five is Transylvania carding a 297 team total. Guilford’s Noah Ratner leads all golfers with a day one four-under par, 68.

Chase Blaich and J.P. Kircher each led the Hawks on the first day with a one-over par 73, tied for 15th place. Jamey Lester finished tied for 20th after shooting a two-over par 74.

Rounding out the scoring for Huntingdon was Cates Culpepper carding a day one four-over par 76, to finish tied for 37th place. Rodes Bowers shot a five-over par 77, finishing tied for 48th place.

Huntingdon will start day two of the Greensboro Gordin Classic with Rodes Bowers teeing off at 8:45 a.m. on Monday, October 11 in Greensboro, N.C at the Grandover Golf Resort.

DAY ONE RESULTS
1 Methodist 290
2 Guilford 292
3 Oglethorpe 294
4 Huntingdon 296
t15. Chase Blaich 73
t15. J.P. Kircher 73
t20. Jamey Lester 74
t37. Cates Culpepper 76
t48. Rodes Bowers 77
5 Transylvania 297
6 Nebraska Wesleyan 298
7 Wisconsin – Stout 299
8 Emory 300
9 Skidmore 301
10 St. John’s 302
11 Greensboro 305 
11 Centre 305
13 Rhodes 308
14 Christopher Newport 310 
14 Ohio Wesleyan 310
16 Bridgewater 313
17 Otterbein 314
18 LaGrange 320

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


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