Pacers golf ties for 2nd at Bobcat Invite

By: Staff Reporter
By: Staff Reporter

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

EATONTON, Ga. – The nationally third-ranked University of South Carolina Aiken golf team finished tied for second at the Bobcat Invitational at the 6,730-yard, par-70 Cuscowilla Golf Resort on Lake Oconee.

USC Aiken closed out the three-round tournament with a total team score of 860 (291-283-286) to tie for second with national No. 2 Nova Southeastern (281-285-294) and national No. 19 Armstrong Atlantic State (289-280-291).

Nationally seventh-ranked Lynn claimed top team honors at the Bobcat Invitational with a three-round team score of 854 (279-286-289).

Two Pacers finished in the top-10 individually with Matt Atkins (Owensboro, Ky./Henderson State) leading the way with his third top-5 finish of the 2012-13 season. The reigning Peach Belt Conference Golfer of the Week concluded the Bobcat Invitational in sole possession of third place individually with a three-round score of even 210 (73-66-71).

USC Aiken’s JP Solis (Morelia, Mexico/Lico Morelia) tied for eighth with a three-round score of 214 (70-73-71).

Armstrong’s Gus Wagoner acquired individual medalist honors in the tournament with a three-round score of 2-under 208 (69-66-73).

USC Aiken will next head to Greenwood, S.C. to defend its team crown at the Bearcat Golf Classic. The Pacers won Lander's home tournament at the par-72 Greenwood Country Club in 2012 with a three-round team tally of 8-under 856 (290-281-285).

The 2013 Bearcat Golf Classic will be held on Monday, March 25 and Tuesday, March 26.

Final Results: http://www.pacersports.com/sports/mgolf/2012-13/files/BobcatRD3COMBO_.pdf

T 2 USC Aiken 291 283 286 860
3 Matt Atkins 73 66 71 210
T 8 JP Solis 70 73 71 214
T 37 Kyle Godsman 78 71 72 221
T 46 Mark Dickson 75 75 72 222
T 46 Taylor Welborn 73 73 76 222

Fin. School Scores
1 Lynn University 279 286 289 854 +14
2 USC Aiken 291 283 286 860 +20
Nova Southeastern U. 281 285 294 860 +20
Armstrong Atlantic 289 280 291 860 +20
5 Florida Southern Col 292 280 294 866 +26
6 Barry University 283 294 293 870 +30
7 Columbus State 296 289 286 871 +31
8 Rollins College 298 284 294 876 +36
9 Carson-Newman Coll. 301 282 300 883 +43
10 West Florida, U. of 297 291 296 884 +44
11 Georgia College 306 289 290 885 +45
North Alabama, U. of 306 288 291 885 +45
13 Georgia Southwestern 297 290 299 886 +46
14 Clayton State Univ. 293 306 295 894 +54
15 Lander University 305 294 306 905 +65
16 Valdosta St. U. 303 300 303 906 +66
17 UNC Pembroke 308 301 307 916 +76


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