WAGRAM, NC— Newberry College remained fifth overall of the 12-team St. Andrews Fall Invitational, hosted by the St. Andrews Knights at the Deercroft Golf Club Tuesday afternoon. Queens University of Charlotte won in a one-hole playoff. The Royals and hosting Knights tied with two-day total of 617 on the 6,696-yard par-72 Deercroft Golf Club. Limestone won the women’s tournament with a team 699 total over the two days.
Queens fought back from a six stoke deficit after the first round with a team 311, which was the lowest of the 12 teams, while the Knights shot 317. St. Andrews ‘B’ team and Edward Waters finished in a tie for third place with 630 totals.
A one-hole playoff was also needed to determine the medalist honors between two St. Andrews players in the 64-player field. Alvin Yeung (playing on the ‘A’ team) defeated Sergej Dronov (playing on the ‘B’ team). Yeung and Dronov shot 148’s (+6) for the two days.
Newberry's Brian Phillips (Watertown, N.Y.) had the Indians' low-round and the second lowest score of the day with a one-over 73. He finished as Newberry's top finisher in fourth place in the 64-player field. Blayde Woodrum (Columbia, S.C.) was the next-highest finisher for Newberry with a +14 overall thanks to a four-over 76 today.
Newberry's Stephanie Hemann (Brooklyn, Ohio) finished with a 197 over the two days to finish seventh overall in the women's tournament.
Caroline Rankin of Limestone won with a 24-over 168.
(Release courtesy of St. Andrews College Sports Information)