No. 18 Men’s Golf Eighth at Rhodes Fall Collegiate, Smith Finishes in Top 10

No. 18 Men’s Golf Eighth at Rhodes Fall Collegiate, Smith Finishes in Top 10

TUNICA, Miss. - The 18th-ranked Sewanee men's golf team earned an eighth-place finish at the Rhodes College Fall Collegiate Golf Classic in the three-round tournament at Tunica National. 

INSIDE THE TOURNAMENT
Sewanee Men's Golf: Finished 8th out of 20 teams (877 | 297-290-290)
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TEAM LEADERBOARD
1. No. 3 Huntingdon (842 | 283-282-277)
2. Texas Tyler (849 | 283-282-284)
3. No. 25 LaGrange (856 | 288-285-283)
4. No. 15 Rhodes (863 | 287-287-289)
5. No. 13 Southwestern (868 | 298-281-289)
6. Transylvania (870 | 291-289-290)
7. Berry (872 | 289-293-290)
8. No. 18 Sewanee (877 | 297-290-290)
9. Maryville (879 | 299-285-295)
10. Millikin (880 | 300-292-288)
11. Webster (881 | 296-292-293)
12. Centre (882 | 305-301-276)
13. McMurry (884 | 290-298-296)
14. Dallas (886 | 304-289-293)
15. Hardin-Simmons (887 | 299-293-295)
16. DePauw (901 | 297-306-298)
17. Birmingham-Southern (907 | 307-302-298)
      Rhodes (B) (907 | 301-308-298)
19. Piedmont (921 | 309-303-309)
20. Millsaps (991 | 335-329-327)

TOP PERFORMANCES
-Competing as an individualist, Woodson Smith finished in a tie for 10th out of 104 golfers with a four-under, 212 (72-69-71). After firing an even par in the opening round, the freshman finished the first day of competition with five birdies to finish with a three-under, 69 second round. In Monday's final round, Smith fired four birdies on the front nine, and chipped in an eagle on the par five, 14.

-Basil Boyd finished 17th with a 215 (74-70-71), good for one-under par. Nick Powell chipped in a 218 (74-73-71) to finish 30th.

-Other finishes include Nic Vandeventer (222 | 73-75-74), Tommy Oliver (224 | 78-72-74) and Gray Matthews (228 | 76-75-77).

-No. 3 Huntingdon captured the win at Tunica National with a 22-under, 842.

-Texas Tyler's Tyler Uhlig won medalist honors by two strokes with a 13-under, 203.

UP NEXT
The Tigers return to action Oct. 1-2, as the team splits up to complete at Oglethorpe and Piedmont.

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