The University of Tennessee men's golf team finished in 12th place at the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational. The Vols finished with a three-round scorecard of 305-292-291 888.
Freshman Brandon Skeen led the Vols with a 75-78-69 222 to finish tied for 40th. Juniors Jason Powell and Andrew Black finished tied for 49th with scores of 224. Other Vols that participated include sophomore Andrew Pratt (t-55) with a 226 and senior Andy Brimer (t-61) with a 228.
The No. 1 ranked Georgia Bulldogs repeated as tournament champions with a scorecard of 286-281-287 854 (10 under par). Georgia Southern (858), Clemson (859), Augusta State (867) and Florida (870) were the top teams.
Nick Cassini (210) of Georgia held on to win the individual portion of the tournament over teammate Erik Compton (211). There was a four-way tie for third place with D.J. Trahan of Clemson, Bubba Dickerson of Florida, Chris Wisler of ETSU and Bryant Odom of Georgia all carding three-round scores of 212.
The Vols will be in action again on March 31-April 1 at the Augusta State Invitational in Augusta, Ga.
SOFTBALL TEAM FALLS TO ALABAMA, 11-0
Fourth-ranked Alabama claimed the rubber game of its series with the Lady Vol softball team on Sunday afternoon, as the Tide offense slugged four homers and junior All-American Shelley Laird and freshman Erin Wright limited UT to three hits in registering an 11-0 shutout.
The Tide avenged its only loss of the season to improve to 28-1 overall and 8-1 in the Southeastern Conference, while Tennessee slipped to 14-20 and 4-7 in league play.
The defeat marked only the second time UT has ever been run-ruled at Tyson Park. The game was halted after five innings.