Newberry men's golf takes sixth place in Greenville


Newberry men's golf takes sixth place in Greenville
Sunday, April 5, 2009 | by The Ironwood Pirate Intercollegiate consisted of 16 D-I programs

GREENVILLE, N.C. - The Newberry College men's golf team finished in sixth place on Sunday after the third and final round of the Ironwood Pirate Intercollegiate hosted by East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C.

The scarlet and gray combined for a team stroke total of 894 (300-293-301; +30) on the par-72, 7,102-yard Ironwood Golf and Country Club. The tournament champions were the Pirates of East Carolina. The host team finished with an 11-over par (291-292-292; +11).

This year's field was comprised of 17 competing schools, 16 of which are NCAA Division I programs.

Individually, sophomore Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) shot one under par and tied for fourth place. Lown's best score came in the second round when he shot a four under par 68. Lown's three round stroke total was 215 (72-68-74).

Sophomore Daniel Stanley finished in a tie for 22nd with a tournament score of 224 (75-74-75: +8). Freshman Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) and junior Brandon Burnside each shot 228, 12-over par, and tied for 38th. Campbell's scores over the three rounds were 73, 78, and 77. Burnside shot an 80, 73, and 75.

Sophomore Stephen Holmes (Chapin, S.C.) finished in 87th place with a 241 (79-83-79; +25).

The individual tournament champion was Tim Driver from James Madison University. Driver shot five under par (73-73-65; 211).

Newberry will be in action next at the Food Lion South Atlantic Conference championship at the Etowah Valley Country Club in Hendersonville, N.C. on April 19-21.

Ironwood Pirate Intercollegiate (Final Results)
April 3-5, 2009
Greenville, N.C.
Par:
72 Yardage: 7,076

1. East Carolina University 291 292 292 875 +11
2. UNC Wilmington 302 290 293 885 +21
3. James Madison University 302 296 288 886 +22
4. Wofford College 303 297 288 888 +24
5. University of Rhode Island 301 293 295 889 +25
6. Newberry College 300 293 301 894 +30
7. Furman University 310 297 293 900 +36
8. Samford University 306 302 295 903 +39
9. Seton Hall University 303 304 299 906 +42
10. Radford University 314 306 288 908 +44
11. Longwood University 322 295 292 909 +45
12. Presbyterian College 312 302 299 913 +49
13. St. John's University 306 301 310 917 +53
14. Georgetown University 316 308 294 918 +54
15. Boston College 319 301 302 922 +58
16. University of Akron 319 305 302 926 +62
17. Navy 320 313 305 938 +74

Newberry Individuals (Final Results)
T4. Ben Lown 73 68 74 215 -1
T22. Daniel Stanley 75 74 75 224 +8
T38. Matthew Campbell 73 78 77 228 +12
T38. Brandon Burnside 80 73 75 228 +12
T87. Stephen Holmes 79 83 79 241 +25