ETSU tied for 7th at Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational
Chase Baldwin led the way for the Bucs
Chase Baldwin led the way for the Bucs

Saturday, April 05, 2003

AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 5, 2003) - In an event that features 14 teams ranked in the nation's Top 50 - including 12 in the Top 30 - the East Tennessee State men's golf team fired its best first-day, two-round score of the season to place in a tie for seventh (9-under-par 567) at the Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational.

The Bucs were powered by sophomore Chase Baldwin (Brandon, Fla.), who shot a team-best 5-under-par 139 (71-68). In addition to Baldwin, fellow sophomore Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales) finished tied for 29th (70-72=142 -2), while senior James Johnson (Barbados) is tied for 32nd (73-70=143 -1). Freshman Derek McNamara (Galway, Ireland) and sophomore Jeremy Hobson (Thonotosassa, Fla.) rounded out the ETSU effort with McNamara finishing tied for 55th (70-76=146 +2) and Hobson at 10-over (81-73=154).

In the team event, Clemson -- the nation's top-ranked team -- leads at 24-under par followed by Augusta State at 23-under. Augusta State is also dominating the individual leaderboard, with James Heath and Oliver Wilson currently tied at the top with scores of 9-under 135.

The Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational will wrap up Sunday with final round play at the Par 72, 6,875-yard Forest Hills Golf Club.

Cleveland Golf/Augusta State Invitational
Forest Hills Golf Club (Augusta, Ga.)
Dates: 04/5 - 04/6 (Today: 04-5-2003)
Par: 72; Yardage: 6,875

Fin. School Scores  
1 Clemson 273-279=552 -24
2 Augusta State 279-274=553 -23
3 Wake Forest 276-281=557 -19
4 Oklahoma State 275-283=558 -18
5 Georgia 277-283=560 -16
6 Georgia Tech 290-272=562 -14
T-7 South Carolina 284-283=567 -9
T-7 East Tennessee State 284-283=567 -9
9 North Carolina 284-284=568 -8
10 Purdue 283-286=569 -7
T-11 North Carolina State 288-282=570 -6
T-11 Duke University 286-284=570 -6
13 Virginia Tech 295-282=577 +1
14 Georgia Southern 289-291=580 +4
15 Alabama 296-287=583 +7
16 Fresno State 295-289=584 +8
17 North Florida 300-296=596 +20

Individual Results
1 James Heath, Augusta State 68-67=135 -9
  Oliver Wilson, Augusta State 68-67=135 -9
3 David Denham, Georgia 69-67=136 -8
  Jack Ferguson, Clemson 67-69=136 -8
5 Eirik Johansen, South Carolina 72-65=137 -7
  D.J. Trahan, Clemson 66-71=137 -7

ETSU individual scores
T 11 Chase Baldwin 71-68=139 -5
T 29 Cennydd Mills 70-72=142 -2
T 32 James Johnson 73-70=143 -1
T 55 Derek McNamara 70-76=146 +2
  88 Jeremy Hobson 81-73=154 +10
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