Newberry College men's golf nabs fifth place finish
Freshman Matthew Campbell was four under par over 56 holes at the Matlock Collegiate Classic.


Newberry College men's golf nabs fifth place finish
Tuesday, February 17, 2009

LAKELAND, Fla. - The Newberry College men's golf team took fifth place after the final round of the 54-hole Matlock Collegiate Classic in Lakeland, Fla. on Tuesday.

The scarlet and gray wrapped up the third round with stroke total of 296 giving Newberry a full tournament score of 872, eight over par. Just three strokes separated Newberry from the third place Argonauts of the University of West Florida.

The team champions of the Matlock Collegiate Classic were the Lakers of Clayton State University. With a stunning six under par team performance, Clayton State is the first team to shoot under par at the Matlock since 1998.

Individually for Newberry, freshman Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) tied for fifth place with a three round score of 212 (72-71-69) including a three under par performance on Tuesday. Campbell finished the tournament four under par.

Sophomore Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) completed play in a tie for 17th after a stroke total of 218 (70-72-76, +2). Junior Brandon Burnside (North Augusta, S.C.) racked up a 221 (72-73-76) and a five over par performance to tie for 26th.

Freshman Drew Falvey (Murrells Inlet, S.C.) finished the tournament with a 234 (80-76-78, +16) over 56 holes and tied for 65th. Sophomore Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) was disqualified after signing an incorrect scorecard in the second round, but still shot a 70 and a 75 in the first and third rounds respetively.

The individual tournament champion was Will Wilcox of Clayton State. Wilcox shot an impressive 205 (68-67-70, -11) in 56 holes tallying the best individual score at the Matlock since 2000.

The scarlet and gray continue a busy spring schedule with the Pirate Invitational in Savannah, Ga. on February 22-24.

Matlock Collegiate Classic
Lone Palm Golf Club Lakeland, Fla.
Feb. 16-17, 2009
Par:
72 Yardage: 7,065

Final Results
1. Clayton State University 287 277 294 858 -6
2. Columbus State University 287 296 281 864 E
3. University of West Florida 290 287 292 869 +5
4. Georgia College & State 293 290 287 870 +6
5. Newberry College 284 292 296 872 +8
6. Nova Southeastern Univ. 295 285 294 874 +10
St. Leo University 294 287 293 874 +10
8. Valdosta State University 290 288 299 877 +13
9. Florida Southern College 291 297 291 879 +15
10. Lynn University 295 284 302 881 +17
11. Rollins College 298 291 296 885 +21
12. Barry University 308 287 302 897 +33
13. Delta State University 309 294 298 901 +37
14. Eckerd College 315 299 301 915 +51
15. Florida Tech 309 311 304 924 +60

Newberry Individuals (Final Results)
T5. Matthew Campbell 72 71 69 212 -4
T17. Ben Lown 70 72 76 218 +2
T26. Brandon Burnside 72 73 76 221 +5
T65. Drew Falvey 80 76 78 234 +18
DQ Daniel Stanley 70 DQ 75