Wednesday Sept 10, 2008
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Augusta State finished second Tuesday afternoon in the Aldila Scenic City Invitational at Council Fire Golf Club.
The tournament marked the 2008-09 season opener for the Jaguars, who fired a final round of 13-under 275 and finished with a 54-hole total of 31-under 833. Tournament co-host Chattanooga posted a third-round 266 and a tourney total of 819 (-45).
Junior Jake Amos carded a six-under 66 and led the way for ASU with a tie for sixth at nine-under 207 (69-72-66). Redshirt freshman Brendan Gillins tied for eighth at seven-under 209 (70-69-70) and sophomore Henrik Norlander tied for 10th at six-under 210 (74-66-70).
Senior Janne Kaske notched the first top-20 finish of his career, posting a three-under 69 for a five-under 211 and tie for 15th. Freshman Taylor Floyd tied for 40th at two-over 218 (70-76-72) after an even-par 72.
Sophomore Jacob Carlsson tied for 20th at three-under 213 (69-74-70) and senior Mike Keast tied for 51st at five-over 221 (75-73-73). Both Carlsson and Keast competed as individuals. The tourney marked the first collegiate event for Gillins, Taylor and Carlsson wearing the Jaguar blue and white.