UT freshman Andrew Black turned it up a notch over the weekend on the
links, winning the Alabama Spring Invitational with a 54-hole score of
Black, playing as an individual, set his personal collegiate bests for
round (68), finish (first) and 54-hole total.
As a team the Vols, whose score did not include Black's, finished tied for
eighth, 23 strokes behind winner Ole Miss.
Leading the way for UT was sophomore Andy Brimer, whose rounds of 77-67-73
was good enough for a 16th place finish.
Junior Derrick Centers was only two strokes behind Brimer with a 219.
The Vols are in action next in Dalton, Ga., at the Carpet Capital
Collegiate beginning April 2.
Lady Vols golfers win sixth
With rain canceling the final round, the Lady Vols managed a sixth-place
finish over the weekend at the Lady Gamecock Classic in Blythewood,
Freshman Young-A Yang posted the lowest score for UT, recording scores of
73-76 to finish in a tie for sixth overall. Senior Jessica Lindbergh was
sixteenth with a two-day score of 152.
The Lady Vols are off until the Liz Murphy Classic hosted by Georgia April
2-4 at the University Golf Course.
Florida rocks Diamond Vols
Florida pulled off the sweep Sunday of UT in Gainesville, pummeling the
Florida pitchers Matt McClendon and Sergio Rodriguez combined to limit the
Vols (13-11, 1-5 SEC) to ten hits and two earned runs. They also whiffed
nine Vol batters.
Former Vol Kurt Keene, now a Gator, was hot. He finished the game 3-for-6
with two RBIs and three runs scored. He also went deep.
Quenten Patterson took the loss for UT, surviving only two innings and
surrendering 10 hits and seven earned runs.
Vol golfers finish well in weekend tourneys
Published: Tue Mar 23, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:48 p.m.