Lown ties for second as Wolves finish ninth at Lander Bearcat Golf Classic

Lown ties for second as Wolves finish ninth at Lander Bearcat Golf Classic
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 | by Senior shoots 4-under par for tourney, just two strokes back of champion

GREENWOOD, S.C. - Newberry College senior Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) finished off the Lander Bearcat Golf Classic with a second round 69 to go 4-under par and finish second in the tournament. The No. 14 Wolves finished ninth in the classic as a team in the final A-team event before April's Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament.

Lown was 3-under par Tuesday after a 1-under 71 in Monday's opening round to finish as one of four players with a 140 total, just two strokes back of tournament champion Joe Young of Georgia College. UNC Pembroke was the tournament champion with a 574 stroke total.

Newberry shot a second round 296 to finish the tournament with a 586 stroke total. Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) finished the classic tied for 24th after shooting an even par 72 today to finish at a 2-over par 146 for the tournament.

Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England) was tied for 38th after a 5-over 149 for the tournament, indluing a 6-over 78 Tuesday. Trey Dennis (Moncks Corner, S.C.) tied for 54th with a tournament total of 151 for 7-over par and Brooks Massey (Lexington, S.C.) ended tied for 82nd with a 13-over par 157.

The Wolves will send a B-squad to the Carolina Sands Intercollegiate in White Lake, N.C., on April 2 and 3 before the A-squad competes in the 2011 Food Lion South Atlantic Conference Tournament at the Rock Barn Golf Course in Conover, N.C., on April 11 and 12.

Lander Bearcat Golf Classic
Final Results

Course: Greenwood Country Club
Par - Yardage: 72 - 6,800

PlaceInstitutionStroke TotalTo Par
1.UNC Pembroke291-283 = 574-2
2.Carson-Newman288-287 = 575-1
3.Georgia College289-287 = 576E
4.Barton287-293 = 580+4
5.USC Aiken299-282 = 581+5
6.Queens (N.C.)292-290 = 582+6
7.Lander287-296 = 583+7
8.Georgia Southwestern281-303 = 584+8
9.NEWBERRY290-296 = 586+10
10.Flagler296-293 = 589+13
11.Mount Olive297-294 = 591+15
12.Montevallo304-293 = 597+21
13.Coker300-299 = 599+23
14.West Georgia296-304 = 600+24
Clayton State311-289 = 600+24
16.Erskine293-308 = 601+25
17.North Georgia299-304 = 603+27

Newberry Individuals

PlacePlayerTotalTo Par
T2.Ben Lown71-69 = 140-4
T24.Matthew Campbell74-72 = 146+2
T38.Matthew Killen71-78 = 149+5
T54.Trey Dennis74-77 = 151+7
T82.Brooks Massey79-78 = 157+13