Railsplitters Finish Seventh At TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate
April 5, 2011
SPRING HILL, TN -- The LMU men's golf team finished seventh in the Tennessee State University Big Blue Intercollegiate held April 4-5. LMU carded a 607 to finish +47 for the tournament.
Murray State won the tournament as they posted a 595. Morehead State (600) was second, followed by Tennessee-Martin and Tennessee State with 601 each and Tennessee Tech (605). John A. Logan Community College (606) was sixth, followed by the Railsplitters. Lipscomb University was eighth with 613 while Trevecca Nazarene and Valparaiso tied for ninth with 620. Savannah State (635) and Alabama State (639) round out the field.
LMU was the only Division II team competing in the tournament.
Murray State's Cameron Carrico took Medalist honors with his 73-69=142.
The Railsplitters were led by Jamie Chapan (76-75) and Eric Kennedy (72-79) who both tied for 18th with 151. Cory Talley (79-75=154) tied for 29th, Joshua Cornett (81-74=155) tied for 33rd and Cory Bartlett (77-79=156) tied for 38th.
This tournament closes out the regular season for the Railsplitters, who will seek to defend their South Atlantic Conference Championship as they take part in the Food Lion SAC Tournament April 11-12 in Conover, North Carolina.
TSU Big Blue Intercollegiate
King's Creek Golf Course
Spring Hill, TN
Dates: 4/4-4/5, 2011
Par 70, 6807 yards
Fin. Top 20 teams Scores Total Par
7 Lincoln Memorial............... 304 303 607 +47
Fin. Top 20 Players Team Scores Total Par
t 18 Jamie Chapman........ Lincoln Memorial............... 76 75 151 +11
t 18 Eric Kennedy......... Lincoln Memorial................. 72 79 151 +11