Men's golf finishes in ninth place at Coker College Invitational
Matthew Campbell shot 146 over two days to tie for 16th place.


Men's golf finishes in ninth place at Coker College Invitational
Tuesday, September 23, 2008

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Newberry College men's golf completed the second and final round of the Coker College Invitational on Tuesday in ninth place. The scarlet and gray shot a second round 297 as a team and finished with a 588 at Orange County National in Orlando, Fla.

Florida Southern College won the tournament with a two-day stroke total of 568, 8-under par, that just inched past second place Lander University by one stroke.

Individually, Newberry's Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) tied for 16th with a two-day score of 146 (71-75, +2).

Sophomore Stephen Holmes (Chapin, S.C.) began the second round in a tie for seventh, but struggled on day two with a 77. Holmes finished with a 147 (70-77, +3) and tied for 23rd.

Sophomore Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) also tied for 23rd with a 1-under par performance on Tuesday. Lown had entered the second round at 4-over par and finished with a 3-over par 147 (76-71).

Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.), also a sophomore, shot a 149 (75-74, +5) and tied for 38th while junior Brandon Burnside (North Augusta, S.C.) tied for 53rd with a 153 (75-78, +9).

Newberry men's golf will be in action next when the scarlet and gray travel to Greeneville, Tenn. to compete in The Tusculum College Fall Invitational on September 29-30.

Coker College Invitational (Final Results)
Orange County National Orlando, Fla.
Par:
72 Yardage: 6,985

1. Florida Southern College 282 286 568 -8
2. Lander University 280 289 569 -7
3. Coker College 291 289 580 +4
4. Mt. Olive College 289 292 581 +5
5. Rollins College 286 298 584 +8
Barton College 286 298 584 +8
7. Georgia Southwester State Univ. 288 297 585 +9
8. Armstrong Atlantic State univ. 290 296 586 +10
9. Newberry College 291 297 588 +12
10. Carson-Newman College 300 290 590 +14
11. Dallas Baptist University 297 294 591 +15
12. St. Andrews Presbyterian College 298 295 593 +17

Newberry Individuals (Final Standings)
T16. Matthew Campbell 71 75 146 +2
T23. Stephen Holmes 70 77 147 +3
T23. Ben Lown 76 71 147 +3
T38. Daniel Stanley 75 74 149 +5
T53. Brandon Burnside 75 78 153 +9