Dennis, Newberry tie for 8th at Carolina Sands
Freshman Trey Dennis placed in the top-10 for the first time in his career with two even par rounds in White Lake, N.C.


Dennis, Newberry tie for 8th at Carolina Sands
Saturday, April 3, 2010

WHITE LAKE, N.C. - The Newberry College men's golf team B-squad moved up two spots to finish in a tie for eighth place after the final round at the Carolina Sands Invitational on Saturday.

The scarlet and gray completed play with a two day stroke total of 601 (301-300; +25) at the par-72, 6,925-yard Carolina Sands Golf Course in White Lake, N.C. Newberry had 24 birdies and 101 pars for the tournament and moved up two spots, from eighth to 10th, in the final round.

Coker College took the team tournament victory with a 10-under par combined stroke total (281-285=566; -10). Host UNC Pembroke shot a 577 (287-290; +1) and took second place while St. Andrew's Presbyterian College nabbed a third place finish with a 588 (294-294; +12).

Individually, freshman Trey Dennis (Moncks Corner, S.C.) shot back-to-back rounds of 72 to complete the tournament with an even par 144. Dennis picked up his first top-10 finish of his career.

Sophomore Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England) tied for 24th place after shooting a two day score of 149 (75-74; +5).

Senior Brandon Burnside (North Augusta, S.C.) and sophomore Jon Lusser (Burlington, Vt.) each tied for 54th place with 36-hole stroke totals of 154, 10-over par. Burnside shot a 79-75 while Lussier scored 74-80 with an eagle.

Junior Stephen Holmes (Chapin, S.C.) shot a 21-over par 165 (83-82) and finished in 82nd.

The individual tournament champion was Christopher Marsh from Coker. Marsh shot a 140 (71-69; -4).

Newberry's next tournament comes on April 18-20 at the 2010 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Championships at the Etowah Valley Country Club in Hendersonville, N.C.

Carolina Sands Invitational (April 2-3, 2010)
Carolina Sands Golf Course White Lake, N.C.
Par:
72 Yardage: 6,925

  Final Standings Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Total Relation to Par
1. Coker College 281 285 566 -10
2. UNC Pembroke 287 290 577 +1
3. St. Andrews Presbyterian College 294 294 588 +12
4. Mount Olive College 297 296 593 +17
5. Lindenwood University 298 299 597 +21
6. Anderson University 303 295 598 +22
7. Lindenwood University B 300 299 599 +23
8. Wingate University 307 294 601 +25
  Tusculum College 294 307 601 +25
  Newberry College 300 301 601 +25
11. Southern Wesleyan University 299 304 603 +27
12. UNC Pembroke B 302 302 604 +28
13. Erskine College 300 305 605 +29
14. Catawba College 306 302 608 +32
15. Virginia State University 305 304 609 +33
16. Chowan University 330 312 642 +66
17. Hampton University 337 331 668 +92


Newberry Individuals (Final Results)

T8. Trey Dennis 72 72 144 E
T24. Matthew Killen 75 74 149 +5
T54. Jon Lussier 74 80 154 +10
T54. Brandon Burnside 79 75 154 +10
82. Stephen Holmes 83 82 165 +21