ETSU men finish tied for 4th at Augusta State Invitational
Freshman Gareth Shaw finished tied for 21st.
Freshman Gareth Shaw finished tied for 21st.

Sunday, April 03, 2005

            AUGUSTA, Ga. (April 3, 2005) - The East Tennessee State University men's golf team enjoyed one of their most respectable outings of the 2004-05 season, matching their best team finish of the year with a tie for fourth Sunday in the Augusta State Invitational at the Forest Hills Golf Club.

            The Bucs were led by sophomore Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales), who finished tied for third on the individual leaderboard with a three-round score of 6-over-par 222. Davies finished five strokes back of Georgia's Chris Kirk, who took home the top individual medalist honor. On the team leaderboard, host Augusta State garnered the championship, besting second-place Georgia by one stroke.

            Along with Davies, the Bucs got solid performances from freshmen Gareth Shaw (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) and Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland). Shaw finished tied for 21st, while McNamara ended the day in 23rd.

            The Bucs will return to action in The Intercollegiate hosted by North Carolina State on April 8-9 in Raleigh, N.C. The Intercollegiate will be ETSU's final tournament before competing in the Southern Conference Championship April 17-19 in Charlotte, N.C.

 

Augusta State Invitational
Augusta, Ga.
Forest Hills Golf Club
Par 72 - 7231 yards

Team Results

1 Augusta State +32 F +2 304 302 290 896
2 Georgia +33 F +4 308 297 292 897
3 Georgia Southern +47 F +10 305 308 298 911
T4 Minnesota +58 F +18 320 296 306 922
T4 East Tennessee St. +58 F +23 303 308 311 922
T6 Notre Dame, U. of +61 F +17 310 310 305 925
T6 Alabama, U. of +61 F +13 311 313 301 925
8 Southern California +63 F +17 316 306 305 927
9 South Carolina +67 F +20 314 309 308 931
T10 UCF +70 F +15 315 316 303 934
T10 Duke University +70 F +18 316 312 306 934
12 Clemson +73 F +16 329 304 304 937
13 North Carolina +74 F +28 317 305 316 938
14 Virginia Tech +75 F +16 322 313 304 939
15 North Florida, U. of +77 F +28 314 311 316 941
16 Wake Forest Univ. +90 F +29 318 319 317 954
17 Toledo +94 F +35 318 317 323 958
18 North Carolina State +101 F +36 320 321 324 965

Individual Results
 
1 2 Chris Kirk (4B) Georgia +1 F -2 72 75 70 217
2 1 Scott Jamieson (1B) Augusta State +4 F +2 72 74 74 220
T3 3 Rhys Davies (1B) East Tennessee St. +6 F +2 70 78 74 222
T3 5 Brendon Todd (4A) Georgia +6 F E 75 75 72 222
T5 T6 Kalle Edberg (2B) Augusta State +8 F +1 78 73 73 224
T5 4 Bronson LaCassie (16) Minnesota +8 F +3 78 71 75 224
T5 T32 Emmett Turner (3) Augusta State +8 F -4 79 77 68 224

ETSU Results
 
1. Rhys Davies 70-78-74=222
T21. Gareth Shaw 78-75-77=230
23. Cian McNamara 76-78-77=231
60. Cennydd Mills 79-77-83=239
87. Stephen Arnold 84-83-85=252

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