October 20, 2009

Carson-Newman Men’s Golf Finishes Seventh at Will Wilson/Southeast Regional Preview

CLEMMONS, N.C. — The Carson-Newman men’s golf team shot a 303 on Tuesday to finish in seventh place with a three-day total of 896 (+56) at the Will Wilson/Southeast Regional Preview, hosted by Belmont Abbey at the par 70 Tanglewood Park Championship Course.

The Eagles finished 17 strokes back of tournament champion Barton College (879), who tallied a final-round 296 to hold off USC-Aiken (881). C-N finished ahead of South Atlantic Conference rivals Wingate (906) and Newberry (920).

Senior Brad Robinson (Johnson City, Tenn.) led the way for the Eagles as he carded an even-par 70 for the second-straight day to finish in sole possession of fifth place with a three-round total of 212 (+2).

Sophomore Liam Ashby (Dublin, Ireland) carded a 78 for a three-round total of 226 (+16) to end the tournament in a tie for 30th, while Chase Conn (Mason, Ohio) tied for 41st with a 229 (+19) after a final round 81.

John Minor Jr. (Dandridge, Tenn.) and Gavin Hay (Glasgow, Scotland) rounded out field for C-N with scores of 235 and 237, respectively.

Flagler’s Chris Bray followed up Monday’s 66 with a one-over 71 to win medalist honors by one stroke over USC-Aiken’s Frederik Schulte, Lander’s Charlie Hoyle and Barton’s Thomas Muto, Jr.

The conclusion of the Will Wilson/Southeast Regional Preview wrapped up the fall portion of C-N’s schedule.