Greensboro, N.C.—The North Greenville men's golf team finished third at the Conference Carolinas tournament this week led by Chase Fisher's fifth place finish.
The Crusaders led by four strokes after the first 18 of the 54-hole tournament, but struggles on day two dropped NGU to second place. North Greenville would eventually drop to third after a 54-hole total of 881 put the Crusaders 12 strokes behind champion Limestone. King University took the second spot.
Fisher turned in NGU's lowest round of the tournament with a 69 on day one, a low that also tied him with the lowest round total of the week. Fisher dropping six strokes, carding a 75 in each of the final two rounds.
Sam Goodnight would claim NGU's only other top 10 finish after totaling a 220. Goodnight was under par with a 71 on day one but fell behind in the second and third rounds with a 75 and 74. Conference Player of the Year Christian Constance also struggled, failing to post a round under par. The sophomore shot a 75 on day one and followed up with a 73 and 74, finishing in 13th.
Tucker MacDonald and Evan Gfeller tied for 21st after a 224, 54-hole total. MacDonald shot a 73/77/74 while Gfeller sandwiched a 78 between two rounds of 73. The third place finish is NGU's seventh top five finish of the season. The Crusaders sit at 6th in the southeast region and look to earn a spot in the coming NCAA Regional Tournament on May 4-6 in Dade City, Florida.