ETSU men's golf team ends tough weekend at Carpet Capital Collegiate

Sunday, October 05, 2003

DALTON, Ga. (October 5, 2003) - It was a difficult weekend for the East Tennessee State men's golf team, as they finished 18th following Sunday's final round play the Carpet Capital Collegiate at the Farm Golf Club.

The Bucs, who ended the event 57-strokes back of team champion Florida, were led by freshman ,Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales), who finished tied for 33rd at 4-over-par (73-74-73=220). Junior Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales) also put together a solid outing, placing tied for 46th at 7-over (77-72-74). The rest of the Bucs - sophomore Chase Baldwin (Plant City, Fla.), sophomore Noel Kavanagh (Westport, Ireland), and junior Marco Trejos (San Jose, Costa Rica) - all struggled against one of the toughest collegiate fields in the country.

While Florida ran away with a five-stroke victory over Texas in the team competition, the Longhorns' Jason Hartwick didn't allow a Gator sweep of the top honors, taking home the individual crown with a 13-under 203 (71-65-67). Hartwick was five strokes better than South Carolina's Eirik Johansen.

The Bucs will take two weeks off before getting back in action Oct. 20-21 at the Tournament of Champions in Knoxville. For complete results from the Carpet Capital Collegiate, visit golfstat.com.

Team Results
1 Florida -11 F -7 295 277 281 853
T2 Texas -6 F -7 295 282 281 858
T2 Clemson -6 F +2 289 279 290 858
4 Georgia -1 F +2 297 276 290 863
5 Georgia Tech E F -4 296 284 284 864
6 Augusta State +7 F +4 301 278 292 871
7 South Carolina +13 F +4 297 288 292 877
8 Duke University +16 F +2 306 284 290 880
T9 Tennessee, Univ. of +17 F -4 303 294 284 881
T9 Auburn +17 F +1 298 294 289 881
11 Wake Forest Univ. +18 F -2 304 292 286 882
12 UNLV +19 F +3 294 298 291 883
T13 Vanderbilt +20 F -2 302 296 286 884
T13 TCU +20 F +6 304 286 294 884
15 Oklahoma, U. of +32 F +6 303 299 294 896
16 North Carolina State +33 F +10 303 296 298 897
17 Southern California +36 F +1 306 305 289 900
18 East Tennessee St. +46 F +12 312 298 300 910

Individual Results
1 Jason Hartwick Texas -13 F -5 71 65 67 203
2 Eirik Johansen South Carolina -8 F -7 76 67 65 208
T3 James Heath Augusta State -7 F -2 74 65 70 209
T3 Matt Hendrix Clemson -7 F -3 69 71 69 209
T5 Matt Every Florida -6 F -6 76 68 66 210
T5 Jack Ferguson Clemson -6 F -1 71 68 71 210
T5 Bill Haas (10) Wake Forest Univ. -6 F -3 72 69 69 210

ETSU Results
T33 Rhys Davies (10) East Tennessee St. +4 F +1 73 74 73 220
T46 Cennydd Mills (10) East Tennessee St. +7 F +2 77 72 74 223
74 Chase Baldwin (10) East Tennessee St. +15 F +4 78 77 76 231
82 Noel Kavanagh (10) East Tennessee St. +21 F +5 85 75 77 237
87 Marco Trejos (10) East Tennessee St. +28 F +8 84 80 80 244
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