October 14, 2013

Olsson Gets Hot Down The Stretch, Leads 'Canes On Day 1 In Tennessee

TAZEWELL, Tenn. - Georgia Southwestern sophomore Anders Olsson birdied his final three holes on Monday to finish Day 1 at the State Farm Intercollegiate tied for fifth place out of 63 participants with a 2-under par 70. The Hurricanes posted a 303 overall at Woodlake Golf Club and ended the opening round in ninth place out of 12 teams.

Olsson was one of only five golfers to birdie the 16th hole and one of eight to birdie the 18th. The Smyrna, Ga. native is two strokes back of the individual leaders, Andrew Hall from Walters State Community College and Warren Cheney from Tusculum College.

Nick Ward finished Day 1 with the 'Canes second-lowest score, 74, and tied for 28th overall. Chris Campos carded a 79 while Jordan Baker and Fraser Johnston ended the afternoon with 80s.

Southwestern sits 19 strokes behind the team leaders, Mars Hill College and Tusculum College.

The final round of the State Farm Intercollegiate is slated for Tuesday morning.

2013 STATE FARM INTERCOLLEGIATE - TEAM SCORES

  Rd 1 Rd 2 Total  
Mars Hill College
284
284 -4
Tusculum College
284
284
-4
Lincoln Memorial
287
287
-1
Walters State CC
293
293
+5
Catawba College
294
294
+6
Brevard College
297
297
+9
Anderson (S.C.)
297
297
+9
Pfeiffer
299
299
+11
(RV) GSW 303
303
+15
Lincoln Memorial Gray
304
304
+16
Lincoln Memorial White
307
307
+19
Lincoln Memorial Blue
321
321
+33
         
( ) - NCAA Division II ranking in latest Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches Poll with RV = received votes

GSW SCORES

Place   Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Total  
T5
Anders Olsson
70
70
-2
T28 Nicholas Ward 74
74
+4
T46 Chris Campos 79
79
+9
T48 Jordan Baker 80
80
+10
T48
Fraser Johnston
80
80
+10