Campbell ties for fifth at Tusculum Fall Classic
Sophomore Matthew Campbell tied for fifth place at the Tusculum Fall Classic that wrapped up on Tuesday.

Campbell ties for fifth at Tusculum Fall Classic
Tuesday, September 29, 2009

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. - The Newberry College men's golf B-squad finished the Tusculum Fall Classic in fourth place after the completion of the second round at the Link Hills Golf Course in Greeneville, Tenn. on Tuesday.

The scarlet and gray shaved nine strokes off the team total from the first round to the second, but were unable to catch host and tournament champion Tusculum College. Newberry shot a team total of 583 (296-287; +15) over two days at the par-72, 6,763-yard course and finished the tournament seven strokes behind the Pioneers.

Individually, Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) earned a top-5 finish with a two round score of 143. Campbell, a sophomore, finished the competition at 1-over par and three strokes behind Tusculum's David Talley (71-69=140; -4), the tournament's individual champion.

Junior Stephen Holmes (Chapin, S.C.) finished in 15th place with a 4-over par 146 (76-70) while John Allen Meetze (Chapin, S.C.), also a junior, shot a 149 (74-75; +7) and tied for 22nd.

Freshmen Kevin Britton (Palm City, Fla.) and Trey Dennis III (Moncks Corner, S.C.) were one stroke apart with totals of 151 and 152 respectively. Britton shot a second round 74 (77-74; +9) en route to tie for 28th and Dennis shot a 3-under par round on Tuesday ( 83-69; +10).

Newberry's next tournament will come on October 5-6 at The Cougar Invitational in Columbus, Ga. at the Green Island Country Club.

Tusculum Fall Classic
Greeneville, Tenn. Link Hills Golf Course
72 Yardage: 6,673

1.Tusculum College293283576+8
2.Catawba College295285580+12
3.Lincoln Memorial University294288582+14
4.Newberry College B296287583+15
5.Wingate University296298594+26
6.Lenoir-Rhyne University297306603+35
7.North Greenville University305300605+37
8.Limestone College301305606+38
9.Brevard College305302607+39
10.Walters State Junior College304309613+45
11.Spartanburg Methodist Community College319301620+52
12.Mars Hill College314309623+55

Newberry Individuals
T5. Matthew Campbell 69 74 143 +1
15. Stephen Holmes 76 70 146 +4
T22. John Allen Meetze 74 75 149 +7
T25. Brooks Massey** 75 75 150 +8
T28. Kevin Britton 77 74 151 +9
T36. Trey Dennis III 83 69 152 +10

** Indicates an individual competitor.