WILSON, N.C. - The Newberry College men's golf program improved with every round of the 2010 NCAA Division II South/Southeast Super Regional, but the scarlet and gray could only climb to 14th after the final round on Wednesday in Wilson, N.C.
Newberry's three round stroke total of 877 (297-291-289), 25-over par, came 32 strokes behind tournament champion Barry University (283-281-281=845; -7). The scarlet and gray improved by six strokes from the first to the second round and three strokes from Tuesday to Wednesday's final round at the par-71, 6,839-yard Wilson Country Club.
Along with Barry, Lynn University (289-275-282=846; -7), Florida Southern College (292-275-287=854; +2), Nova Southeastern University (285-280-293=858; +6), and Queens University of Charlotte (291-288-280=859; +7) qualified for the NCAA Championships held May 18-21 at The Sagamore Club in Noblesville, Ind.
Individually, junior Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) and sophomore Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) each tied for 40th after shooting a three round total of 218, 5-over par. Stanley tallied a stroke total of 74 in the first two rounds and finished the tournament strong with a 1-under par 70 in the final round. Campbell also fared well on Wednesday with an even par 71 following a second round 75 and third round 72.
Freshman Chandler Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) and senior Sean Collard (Gauteng, South Africa) tied for 72nd with each registering a 54-hole score of 224, 11-over par. Gruenemeier shot rounds of 75, 73, and 76 while Collard put up scores of 78, 74, and 72.
Junior Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) finished play with a three round total of 230 (76-70-84; +17) and tied for 91st.
Ben Lasso of Queens won the individual championship with an 8-under par (69-69-67=205; -8) performance over 54 holes. The two individual qualifiers for the NCAA Championships are J.P. Albuquerque from St. Leo University and Daniel Claytor from Barton College.
Despite not qualifying for the national tournament, the Newberry College men's golf team had a fantastic 2009-10 campaign culminating in a third consecutive bid to the South/Southeast Super Regional tournament. The scarlet and gray won two tournaments, grabbed five top-5 placements, broke nearly every individual and team record in school history, landed three on the all-conference teams, featured the SAC Coach and Freshman of the Year, and picked up two individual tournament victories including Daniel Stanley's win at the 2010 Food Lion SAC Championship.
NCAA Division II South/Southeast Super Regional
Wilson, N.C. Wilson Country Club
Par: 71 Yardage: 6,839
|Final Results||Rd. 1||Rd. 2||Rd. 3||Total||Relation to Par|
|3.||Florida Southern College||292||275||287||854||+2|
|4.||Nova Southeastern University||285||280||293||858||+6|
|5.||Queens University of Charlotte||291||288||280||859||+7|
|7.||St. Leo University||288||286||293||867||+15|
|8.||University of West Florida||297||281||292||870||+18|
|Belmont Abbey College||293||287||290||870||+18|
|10.||Columbus State University||292||285||296||873||+21|
|12.||Georgia College & State University||292||294||288||874||+22|
|15.||University of North Alabama||294||285||299||878||+26|
|17.||Armstrong Atlantic State University||307||281||300||888||+36|
|18.||Lincoln Memorial University||302||289||299||890||+38|
|19.||Valdosta State University||291||297||306||894||+42|
|20.||Arkansas Tech University||305||299||312||916||+64|
Newberry Individuals (Final Results)