FINAL ROUND OF MONTREAT GOLF INVITE RAINED OUT NGU MEN CROWNED CHAMPIONS, WOMEN THIRD
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
FINAL ROUND OF MONTREAT GOLF INVITE RAINED OUT  NGU MEN CROWNED CHAMPIONS, WOMEN THIRD

Brevard, NC – Rain and the North Greenville University men’s golf team were the winners Tuesday as the final round of the Montreat College Invitational at the Glen Cannon Country Club was rained out.

The North Greenville men’s team was declared the champions, one shot ahead of Lees McRae.  Coach Jeff Pittillo’s Crusaders shot a 299 to win the title in only their second event of the spring.


Freshman Josh O’Neal (Greenville, SC) fired a 71, and finished second, three shots behind the leader.   Other top scorers for the men were Andrew Beck (73 – 3rd overall), Harrison Martin (76), Danny Dippel (79), and Jacob Harris (84).  Other individuals who were in the tournament for NGU included Chancen Blackwood (76), Kyler Booher (79), and Austin Green (88).

The NGU women, who were led by freshman Anna Padgett (Mills River, NC), who had a first round 84, were in third place overall as a team with a 382.  The Crusaders trailed leader Tennessee Wesleyan (359), and Spartanburg Methodist (360).  Other finishers for NGU were Raegan Ouzts (95), Denise Shirley (95), and Taylor Threat (108).

Next up for the NGU golf teams will be their own Cherokee Valley Invitational March 27-29 at Cherokee Valley Country Club which is just north of the North Greenville campus in Tigerville.


FINAL MEN’S TEAM SCORES:
 
NGU      299
LEES MCRAE     300
USC LANCASTER    302
BREVARD    310
MARS HILL    317
UVA WISE     317
BRYAN     324
VIRGINIA INT.    325
MONTREAT     327
 
FINAL WOMEN’S TEAM SCORES:
TENNESSEE WESLEYAN    359
SPARTANBURG METHODIST    360
NORTH GREENVILLE     382
UNION COLLEGE     394
MARS HILL      401
BRYAN      438
MONTREAT      442
BREVARD      480