The University of Tennessee men's golf team fired rounds of
292-286-286--864 to finish the Cavalier Classic in third place. The Vols
carded an even par for the first time since 1995. Tennessee fell short to
host Virginia by one stroke in the deciding final round.
Sophomore Andy Brimer made a strong recovery after shooting a
74-73-69--216, to lead the Vols and finish the day at par. Senior Derrick
Centers and Freshman Clemons Conrad-Prader tied for 10th with total of
Wake Forest took the team title after shooting seven-under-par,
285-280-292--857. Host Virginia took second with rounds of
295-283-285--863. Tennessee, Richmond, and Furman round out the top five
Jay Morgan (Wake Forest) saw the individual spotlight after posting scores
of 70-68-72--210. Demon Deacons Brent Wanner (214) and Buck Williams (214)
helped to secure the team title for Wake Forest with a tie for third.
The Vols will participate in the Carpet Capital Collegiate, formerly a
spring tournament, beginning Friday, Oct. 1 until Saturday, Oct. 2.
Lady Vol golfers start season out strong at Auburn tourney
The University of Tennessee Lady Vol golf team has opened the 1999-2000
season on the right foot as the team is currently in third place at the
Auburn Tiger-Derby Invitational. After 36 holes on the first day of the
tournament at the Saugahatchee Country Club in Auburn, Ala., No. 14/10
Tennessee carded a team total of 605.
The Lady Vols jumped out to take a share of first place along with No. 3/1
Georgia at the conclusion of the first round earlier in the day. Sophomore
Tina Schneeberger carded a career-low 70 for the individual lead in round
one, and sophomore Young-A Yang shot a one-over 73 for sixth place.
As the teams completed 36 holes of play on the par-72, 6,049-yard layout,
Tennessee moved down to third with Georgia in control of the leaderboard,
followed by host No. 7/9 Auburn. The Lady Tigers' Kami Smith has the
individual lead following a tournament low-round of 68 on her second 18 to
total 142. Yang snatched up the Lady Vols' lead after a second-round 74 for
145 on the day and control of fourth place. Schneeberger moved into a tie
for eighth (70-79--149).
Rounding out the UT lineup are sophomore Carrie Cole , who carded
79-76--156 for a share of 26th place, junior Anna Umemura, who is currently
tied for 30th (76-80--157), and freshman Erin Simmons (77-82--159), who is
sitting tied for 46th. Freshman Rosanna Zernatto is competing as an
individual and fired rounds of 77 and 81 to total 158 and finish the day
tied for 39th.
The tournament concluded Tuesday with a final round of 18 holes. Tee times
were set to begin at 8 a.m. Results were not available at press time. The
Lady Vols earned a preseason No. 14 national ranking in the MasterCard poll
and were listed at No. 10 in the Golf Week Preseason Top 25. Yang is
ranked No. 11 individually by MasterCard.
Vol golf teams get great season start
Published: Wed Sep 22, 1999 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 01:56 p.m.