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Andrew Dorn Finishes 6th; CCU Men's Golf 10th-t at ESTU

Dorn has shot par or betterin six of his nine rounds this season

       

Andrew Dorn tied for sixth at the ETSU Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthron.

Andrew Dorn tied for sixth at the ETSU Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthron.

Oct. 13, 2013

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JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. - Coastal Carolina's Andrew Dorn turned in three rounds of under-par golf to finish sixth at the ETSU Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, played at the par-72, 7.147-yard Blackthorn Club at The Ridges. The Chanticleers tied for 10th in the 14-team field, recording a 7-over par 871 (285-295-291).

Virginia, in 10th place after the first round, jumped to third after the second round - shooting a 16-under 272 - and shot a final-round 13-under par 275 for a 54-hole total of 842. The 11th-ranked Cavaliers edged 13th-ranked Virginia Tech (843) by one stroke and 17th-ranked Kent State (844) by two strokes. Host ETSU finished fourth (852) followed by Wake Forest, #26 Memphis, #48 Tennessee, #47 Missouri, UNC Wilmington. Coastal tied for 10th with Furman.

Dorn, who has shot par or better in six of his nine rounds this season, moved from 15th to 10th to finish tied for sixth, shooting rounds of 71-69-69. His 54-hole total of 7-under par 209 was six shot off the lead and was the junior's career best 54-hole score by eight strokes. Dorn only had one bogey, taking a six on the par-5 8th hole, with birdies on holes 2, 4, 10 and 14 for his second consecutive 69. His 12 birdies and 37 pars of three rounds were both among the field's top 10.

Ben Wheeler finished 16th for his second straight top 20 finish. The junior has shot par or better in five of nine rounds this season and his 2-under 214 (70-72-72) is his fifth-best 54-hole score. For the second consecutive day, Wheeler had four birdies and four bogeys with 10 pars for his even-par round of 72. His 12 birdies tied for ninth-best over 54 holes along with Dorn.

Olle Widegren tied for 54th (69-77-78=224), Peter Valasek tied for 56th (76-77-72=225) and Christopher Williams tied for 67th (75-77-79=231). Valasek, with Wheeler, was fifth-best in the field by playing the par 3's at 1-under. Williams was one of 18 to record an eagle.

Coastal Carolina will have nearly a month off before returning to action Nov. 4-5 at UCLA's annual Gifford Collegiate.

Bank of Tennessee @ Blackthorn
Oct. 11-13, 2012 - Host: East Tennessee State
Blackthorn Club @ The Ridges - Jonesborough, Tenn.
Par 72 - 7,147yards

1 #14 Virginia 295 272 275 842 -22 2 #13 Virginia Tech 284 282 277 843 -21 3 #17 Kent State 285 279 280 844 -20 4 ETSU 277 291 284 852 -12 5 Wake Forest 290 283 283 856 -8 6 #26 Memphis 288 288 282 858 -6 7 #48 Tennessee 290 283 288 861 -3 8 #47 Missouri 295 291 280 866 +2 9 UNCW 288 284 296 868 +4 10 Coastal Carolina 285 295 291 871 +7 Furman 292 292 287 871 +7 12 Army 296 292 294 882 +18 13 Penn State 305 295 311 911 +47 14 Villanova 327 318 316 961 +97

Individual Medalist (of 78) Scott Vincent (Virginia Tech) 67 68 68 203 -13

Coastal Carolina Results T6 Andrew Dorn 71 69 69 209 -7 T18 Ben Wheeler 70 72 72 214 -2 T54 #35 Olle Widegren 69 77 78 224 +8 T56 Peter Valasek 76 77 72 225 +9 T67 Christopher Williams 75 77 79 231 +15