Augusta Signs For Sixth Place At NC State Wolpack Intercollegiate

Augusta Signs For Sixth Place At NC State Wolpack Intercollegiate

RALEIGH, N.C. – The Augusta University men's golf team finished with their third top-10 finish of the young season on Tuesday at the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Augusta carded sixth out of 17 teams to finish 11-over par.

Looking to repeat their championship run from last year at NC State, Augusta improved by 15 strokes after round two Monday on the par-71, 7,358-yard course. The Jaguars were in third place and were 13 strokes off first-place East Carolina to start round three.

ECU (-15) edged out Kennesaw State (-12) for the victory and host NC State (-3) climbed to third. Maryland (+5) finished fourth and Campbell (+9) over took the Jags by two shots to take fifth.

Senior Emmanuel Kountakis led Augusta for the second-straight tournament after he placed in a tie for 18th overall. Kountakis combined for 10 birdies across 54 holes to lead the team and finished the event with a 75 (+4) in round three.

Senior Jake Marriott's 68 (-3) in round two highlighted his week, He finished four-over par in a tie for 31st and freshman Gustav Andersson matched his low round with a 71 (E) to place 58th.

Junior Ryan Johnson tied for 64th to finish off the starting five for Augusta. Senior Cooper Brown entered the tourney as an individual and he ended four-over par in a tie for 31st.

Timothy Conover of East Carolina ran away with the individual title 12-under par.

The Jaguars travel to the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational in Windermere, Fla., for a three day event on Oct. 16-18 at the Isleworth Country Club. The tournament is hosted by Central Florida and Texas Tech.

 

AUGUSTA @ NC STATE WOLFPACK (Final)

6

Augusta

289

274

300

863

T18

Emmanuel Kountakis (1)

70

69

75

214

T31

Jake Marriott (3)

73

68

76

217

T38

Broc Everett (2)

74

66

79

219

58

Gustav Andersson (4)

81

71

71

223

T64

Ryan Johnson (5)

72

76

78

226

 

THE TOURNAMENT FIELD

Augusta

Campbell

Davidson

East Carolina=

George Mason

George Washington

Georgia Southern

Kennesaw State

Maryland

NC State

Rhode Island

Temple

UNC Greensboro

USC Upstate

Winthrop

Wofford

 

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