CCU

Men's Golf In 10th After First Round of Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges

Redshirt-sophomore Drew Ernst leads the Chants in a tie for fifth at 2-under 70

       

Drew Ernst

Drew Ernst

Oct. 16, 2009

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JONESBOROUGH, TENN. - The Coastal Carolina University men's golf team sits in 10th after the first round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges, Oct. 16. The three-day, 54-hole tournament, hosted by East Tennessee State, is being played at The Ridges Golf and Country Club (Par 72 - 7,147 yards) in Jonesborough, Tenn.

The Chanticleers battled the cold and wet conditions and posted a 295 in the opening round and sit in 10th through 18 holes. The top 12 teams are separated by just 11 shots in a highly-competitive national field. Oregon State is the opening round leader at 286, one shot ahead of Tennessee and Missouri tied in second at 287, with five teams tied for fourth at 290.

Redshirt-sophomore Drew Ernst led the Chanticleers with a 2-under 70, tying him for fifth. Senior Sam Lyons is also in the top 20 after 18 holes in a tie for 18th at even-par 72. Senior Dan Obremski posted a 4-over 76 and is tied for 52nd, while freshman Sebastian Soderberg is tied for 61st at 5-over 77. Freshman Anders Larson rounds out the Coastal scoring in 81st with 16-over 88.

The second round of the 54-hole tournament will be played Sat., Oct. 17.


Team Results
1 Oregon State 286 -2
T2 Tennessee 287 -1
T2 Missouri, 287 -1
T4 Virginia Tech 290 +2
T4 Wake Forest 290 +2
T4 Duke 290 +2
T4 Virginia 290 +2
T4 UNC Wilmington 290 +2
9 East Tennessee St. 294 +6
10 Coastal Carolina 295 +7
11 Kent State 296 +8
12 North Carolina State 297 +9
13 North Carolina 299 +11
14 Auburn 300 +12
15 UAB 306 +18

Top Five Individuals Plus Coastal
1 Diego Velasquez (Oregon State) 66 -6
T2 Wes Roach (Duke) 68 -4
T2 Daniel Meggs (Wake Forest) 68 -4
4 Josh Brock (UNC Wilmington) 69 -3
T5
Drew Ernst
(Coastal Carolina) 70 -2
T5 Ben Kohles (Virginia) 70 -2
T5 Justin Walker (Tennessee) 70 -2

T18 Sam Lyons (Coastal Carolina) 72 +2
T52
Dan Obremski (Coastal Carolina) 76 +4
T61
Sebastian Soderberg (Coastal Carolina) 77 +5
81
Anders Larson (Coastal Carolina) 88 +16