March 10, 2014

Ward and Olsson Lead The 'Canes In Valdosta

Valdosta, Ga. – Georgia Southwestern’s golf team competed in the Southeastern Collegiate Tournament on Monday and Tuesday earlier this week. The course was 7,113 yards and par is set at 72. The Hurricanes tied for 17th out of 18 teams. During the third round the Hurricanes shot 16 under their first round score.

Nicholas Ward and Anders Olsson were consistently the leaders for GSW with the lowest score in each round. Olsson shot 74, 76, and 75. With a score of 225, Olsson tied for 42nd place with Columbus State’s Stumpfig. Ward shot 79, 74, and 73. Fraser Johnston had the largest improvement on the team from the first to third round. Johnston shot a high 82, 81, then 73; dropping nine strokes.

Barry College was the clear winner of the tournament shooting -3 for the tournament. Lynn University was the next team, six strokes off from the leaders. The Hurricanes finished six strokes behind the team in 16th. The Hurricanes undershot Eckerd College by ten strokes in the third round. Clayton State was the closest Peach Belt Conference team just 15 strokes under, CSU third round was 12 strokes over the ‘Canes.

The Hurricanes return to the links on Monday for the Bobcat Invitational hosted by Georgia College at the Golf Blub at Cuscowilla in Eatonton, Ga.

POS

TEAM

TO

1

2

3

TOT

1

#1 Barry

-3

291

281

289

861

2

#6 Lynn

+3

289

283

295

867

3

#7 Armstrong Atlantic

+14

294

289

295

878

4

Valdosta State

+15

289

294

296

879

5

St. Leo

+17

296

294

291

881

6

#14 Flagler College

+18

299

292

291

882

7

#16 North Alabama

+20

296

293

295

884

8

#23 Georgia College

+21

294

296

295

885

9

Rollins College

+27

301

299

291

891

10

#13 Columbus State

+29

292

301

300

893

11

#20 Florida Tech

+31

294

305

296

895

12

#21 Florida Southern

+36

305

298

297

900

13

Clayton State

+43

308

294

305

907

14

West Florida

+44

307

300

301

908

15

Delta State

+47

309

298

304

911

16

Eckerd College

+52

304

304

308

916

T17

Ga. Southwestern

+58

314

310

298

922

T17

Lander

+58

306

306

310

922

 

T42

Anders Olsson

 

74

76

75

225

+9

T46

Nicholas Ward

 

79

74

73

226

+10

T79

Fraser Johnston


82

81

73

236

+20

T81

Nick Ray

 

81

79

77

237

+21

86

Jungsun Lee


80

82

81

243

+27