Dalton, Ga. (Sept. 29, 2002) -
East Tennessee State's men's golf team closed out its second tournament of the season today, shooting a final round 294 (+6) to finish 12th in a field of 18 teams at the Carpet Capital Collegiate hosted by Georgia Tech. The Buccaneers posted a three-round total of 877, finishing three strokes behind Wake Forest. Clemson took home team honors with a three-day score of 850.
Sophomore Jeremy Hobson
(Thonotosassa, Fla.) led ETSU on the final day, shooting a 71 for a three-day total of 216 (72-73-71; E). His total was good for a tie for 23rd individually, the top finish for a Buccaneer. Senior James Johnson
(Barbados) also played well on the final day, posting an even par round of 72 for a total of 222 (73-77-72; +6), finishing tied for 48th.
Playing in his first tournament as a Buccaneer, sophomore Chase Baldwin
(Brandon, Fla.) wound up second overall on the squad with a tournament total of 219 (71-75-73; +3), good for a tie for 33rd. Sophomore Marcos Trejos
(San Jose, Costa Rica), who was fourth after the first day, finished with a total of 220 (68-74-78; +4), tying him for 36th. Sophomore Hamilton Wheeler
(Bowling Green, Ky.) was rounded out the ETSU team for the weekend, posting a 233 (77-78-78; +17).
ETSU will swing back into action on October 8-9, when the Bucs will play at the Adams Cup in Newport, Rhode Island.
Team Scores ETSU Scores
1. Clemson 287-282-281=850 T23. Jeremy Hobson 72-73-71=216
2. Augusta State 294-281-277=852 T33. Chase Baldwin 71-75-73=219
3. UNLV 285-287-284=856 T36. Marcos Trejos 68-74-78=220
4. Florida 278-284-295=857 T48. James Johnson 73-77-72=222
5. North Carolina State 288-293-282=863 T83. Hamilton Wheeler 77-78-78=233
6. Southern California 292-287-289=868
7. North Carolina 288-297-284=869
8. Georgia 294-286-290=870
10. Texas 295-287-289=871
11. Wake Forest 288-296-290=874
12. East Tennessee State 284-299-294=877
13. South Carolina 298-289-292=879
14. Arizona 294-296-291=881
15. Georgia Tech 304-284-296=884
16. Auburn 301-297-295=893
17. Tennessee 295-296-303=894
18. Purdue 306-304-305=915