New Tazewell, Tn.— A week after finishing fourth at the National Christian Collegiate Athletic Association (NCCAA) national golf tournament, the Crusaders returned to the links to compete in the Lincoln Memorial Fall Invitational, the teams last tournament of the fall semester.
The Crusaders entered the first round on Monday looking to finish the 2009 season strong. North Greenville finished the day in second play shooting a 288, one stroke behind tournament leader Lincoln Memorial (287). Brad Caldwell and Brandon Coggins lead the way for North Greenville both shooting a 71 and finishing tied for fourth place. Andrew Beck and Richard Smith both tied for 14th shooting a 73 and Tyler Batts finished the day with a 75. “It was a good start for us today” said head coach Jeff Pittillo, “we put ourselves in a good position to win tomorrow and all of the guys are playing pretty well.”