Athletic News

April 04, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Men's Golf in Fourth Place after Round One of the Spring Reeder Cup

LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, Ga. --- Huntingdon College's men's golf team finished the opening round of the 2011 Spring Reeder Cup in fourth place with a team total of 314 after windy conditions at the Lookout Mountain Golf Course in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. Freshman Jamey Lester sits only three-strokes behind the individual leader heading into the final round on Tuesday. 

Lester led the Hawks in the opening round firing a 5-over par, 75, finishing tied for third place on Monday. Senior Chase Blaich trailed Lester by one-stroke with a 6-over par, 76, tied for fifth place.

Senior J.P. Kircher finished the first round tied for 20th following a 10-over par, 80, while freshman Cates Culpepper's 13-over par, 83, placed tied for 27th. Rounding out Huntingdon's scoring was freshman Griffin Just with 33rd place 15-over par, 85, on Monday.

The University of West Georgia took a two-stroke lead into the clubhouse on Monday with a team total 308 followed by Berry College's 310. LaGrange College shot three-strokes better than the Hawks with a third place 311 total. Huntingdon finished they day in fourth place after a opening round total of 314. Rhodes College rounded out the top-5 in team scoring after shooting a 316 on Monday.

LaGrange's Hudson Keener led the field after carding a two-over par, 72, in the first round for the Panthers.

Huntingdon will try to win their second straight tournament on Tuesday, Apr. 5, in the final round of the 2011 Spring Reeder Cup hosted by Covenant College at the Lookout Mountain Golf Course in Lookout Mountain, Georgia.

2011 Spring Reeder Cup

Round One Results

Par-Yardage: 70-6613

1 West Georgia, U. of 308
2 Berry College 310
3 LaGrange College 311
4 Huntingdon College 314

T3 Jamey Lester 36- 39 75

T5 Chase Blaich 38- 38 76

T20 J.P. Kircher 37- 43 80

T27 Cates Culpepper 41- 42 83

33 Griffin Just 40- 45 85

5 Rhodes College 316
6 Covenant College 323
7 Bryan College 327
8 Young Harris CC 340
9 Sewanee 368

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


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