The University of Tennessee men's golf team is currently in fifth place
after 36 holes of the Cleveland Augusta State Invitational with rounds of
280-290-573. The Vols posted the best first-round score of the tournament
to slip from first place to fifth. The first round score of 280 is also
Tennessee's lowest round for the 1999-2000 season.
Vol senior standout Derrick Centers is currently tied for the seventh with
scores of 67-74-141, to put him only four strokes behind the individual
leader. Freshman Ian Parnaby has the second best Vol score with a
71-72-143, placing him tied for the 17th after day one.
Host Augusta State is leading the team competition with a 566,
ten-under-par. NC State is in a close second with a 36-hole total of
569. Rhode Island (571), Duke (571) and Tennessee (573) round out the top
Augusta State's Jamie Elson (67-70) and Charleston's Jedd McLuen (66-71)
are tied for the individual lead by one stroke over Wofford's William
McGirt (69-69). Marc Turnesa (NC State), Matt Brost (Texas) and Robert Duck
(Augusta State) round out the top individuals.
The Vols began the final round of the tournament at 8 a.m. Sunday. Results
were not available as of press time.
Men's golf team slips to fifth
Published: Mon Apr 03, 2000 | Modified: Sat Aug 06, 2005 02:12 p.m.