September 8, 2010

'Canes dominate Day 2 at Kiawah Island

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. -  The Georgia Southwestern golf team fired a tournament-low 1-under 287 final round at the Seventh Annual Kiawah Island Invitational on Tuesday to surge nine spots up the leaderboard and finish in seventh place out of 21 teams.

No. 20 Barton College carded a 289 final round and won the championship with an overall 582 score. USC Beaufort took second with a 584 (293-291). The 'Canes finished ahead of three nationally-ranked teams (No. 19 Indianapolis, No. 23 USC Aiken and No. 17 Belmont Abbey).

Individually for GSW, junior Craig Gibson tied for third place in the 105-player field after finishing with a 1-under 143 (72-71). Nate Gahman tied for 26th with a 5-over 149 (76-73). JP Griffin shaved nine strokes off his Monday score and fired the low score for GSW on Day 2, finishing tied with Gahman at 26th (79-70). John Wilson Gordon was also nine strokes better on the second day, finishing with a 155 (82-73). Reese Moseley shot a 165 (82-83).

The Hurricanes begin play at the Darton Invitational in Albany on Monday (Sept. 13). 

2010 KIAWAH ISLAND INVITATIONAL - FINAL TEAM SCORES

  Rd 1 Rd2 Total  
#20 Barton College 293 289  582  +6
USC Beaufort 293 291  584 +8 
#6 Georgia College  292 293  585  +9
Coker College 298 297  595 +19
Flagler College  295 300  595 +19 
Armstrong Atlantic 303  292  595  +19
Georgia Southwestern 309 287  596 +20
#19 Univ. of Indianapolis 298 299  597 +21 
#23 USC Aiken  302 296  598  +22
Carson-Newman 300 301  601  +25
Washburn  305  298  603  +27
Pfeiffer University 305 299  604 +28
Concord University  304 301  605  +29
Mount Olive 300 306  606  +30
Catawba College 311 305  616 +40
Virginia Intermont 313 304  617 +41
Clayton State 303 315  618 +42
North Georgia  304  315  619  +43
Univ. of Montevallo 317 303  620 +44
#17 Belmont Abbey 316 305  621 +45
St. Andrews 330 313  643 +67

GSW SCORES

    Rd. 1 Rd. 2  Total   
T3 Craig Gibson  72 71  143 -1 
T26 Nate Gahman 76  73  149 +5 
T26 JP Griffin  79  70  149 +5 
T68 John Wilson Gordon  82  73  155 +11
T83 Reese Moseley  82  83  165 +21

 

PICTURED: Craig Gibson with Head Coach Andrew Danna on the 18th hole Tuesday

 

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