Athletic News

March 19, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Second-Ranked Hawks in 11th after Second Round of the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. --- Huntingdon College's second-ranked men's golf team improved by three-strokes, 299, on the second day of the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate at the Jekyll Island Golf Club hosted by Oglethorpe University. The Hawks trail first place Methodist University by 22-strokes with a 601 total in 11th place before the final round on Sunday.


Huntingdon's freshman Cates Culpepper posted the teams only sub-par second round score with a one-under par, 71, and a 148 tournament total tied for 31st place. Freshman Jamey Lester also finished tied at 31st with a 148 after carding a day two 3-over par, 75. Freshman Rodes Bowers recorded his second straight 5-over par, 77, tied for 67th with a 154. Seniors J.P. Kircher and Chase Blaich rounded out the Hawks' scoring with a 4-over par, 76, and a 13-over, 85, respectively. Kircher is currently tied for 86th place with a two day total of 157 while Blaich's 160 puts him tied at 105.


Methodist climbed into the top spot with a tournament total 579 after shooting a second round low 283. Greensboro College and Illinois Wesleyan each posted a two round total of 584 followed by Emory University's 585. Transylvania University closed out the top-5 with a two day total 586.


Huntingdon returns to the course on Sunday, Mar. 20, for the final round of the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate at Jekyll Island Golf Club.

Jekyll Island Intercollegiate

Round Two Results - Par-Yardage: 72-6700

1 Methodist University 296 283 579

2 Greensboro College 293 291 584

Illinois Wesleyan 290 294 584

4 Emory University 294 291 585

5 Transylvania U. 290 296 586

6 Coastal Georgia 304 290 594

7 Centre College 299 296 595

8 La Verne, Univ. of 298 298 596

9 Birmingham Southern 296 301 597

10 ClaremontMuddScripps 300 300 600

11 Huntingdon College 302 299 601

T31 Jamey Lester 73 75 148

T31 Cates Culpepper 77 71 148

T67 Rodes Bowers 77 77 154

T86 J.P. Kircher 81 76 157

T105 Chase Blaich 75 85 160

12 Oglethorpe Univ. 304 299 603

Bridgewater College 303 300 603

14 Christopher Newport 305 300 605

Maryville College TN 309 296 605

16 Hampden-Sydney Coll. 301 308 609

17 LaGrange College 305 306 611

18 Roanoke College 301 311 612

19 Allegheny College 310 306 616

20 Rhodes College 314 303 617

Randolph-Macon Coll. 314 303 617

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


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