Davies, Shaw shine as Bucs finish seventh at Mattaponi Springs
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Tuesday, October 04, 2005

RUTHER GLEN, Va. (Oct. 4, 2005) - Sophomore Gareth Shaw (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) matched his career low for three-round score with a 4-under-par 212 and junior Rhys Davies (Bridgend, Wales) posted his 12th career top three finish as the ETSU men's golf team finished seventh Tuesday in the VCU/Mattaponi Springs Shootout at the Mattaponi Springs Golf Club.

 

            Shaw, who finished tied for 7th on the individual leaderboard, enjoyed his best career finish, while Davies fired his second 67 of the tournament to finish third at 10-under 206. Other ETSU finishes included sophomore Cian McNamara (Limerick, Ireland) placing tied for 46th, while freshmen Adam Hodkinson (Dore, England) finished tied for 42nd.

 

Davies, who now has 17 career sub-70 rounds, finished four strokes back of individual champion Kyle Reifers of Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons also won the team competition with a score of 25-under 839, blowing away second-place Kent State by 14 strokes. The Bucs ended the event at 2-under 862 after firing their best individual round of the tournament with a 284 on Tuesday.

 

            The Bucs will return home to enjoy several days off before hosting the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at The Ridges Oct. 15-16. For more on ETSU men's golf and the upcoming Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, visit ETSUBucs.com.

VCU/Mattaponi Springs Shootout

Mattaponi Springs Golf Club - Championship Tees
 
Tuesday's Results -- Ruther Glen, Va.
 
Par 72
Team Results
1 Wake Forest Univ. 279 279 281 839 -25
T2 Kent State 286 281 286 853 -11
T2 Tulsa 280 286 287 853 -11
4 Xavier University 285 284 291 860 -4
T5 Missouri, U. of 299 285 277 861 -3
T5 North Carolina 282 292 287 861 -3
7 East Tennessee St. 293 285 284 862 -2
8 N. Car. Wilmington 294 290 295 879 +15
9 Maryland, U. of 292 288 300 880 +16
10 Virginia Tech 290 289 303 882 +18
11 Richmond, Univ. of 297 287 299 883 +19
T12 N. Car.- Greensboro 304 295 289 888 +24
T12 VCU 299 297 292 888 +24
T12 East Carolina Univ. 302 295 291 888 +24
15 VCU 308 298 306 912 +48
 
Individual Results
start finish player school scores
1 1 Kyle Reifers Wake Forest Univ. 67 66 69 202 -14
2 2 Webb Simpson Wake Forest Univ. 65 69 69 203 -13
6 3 Rhys Davies East Tennessee St. 72 67 67 206 -10
T14 4 John Eades Maryland, U. of 66 76 68 210 -6
T3 T5 Jarrod Page Kent State 71 66 74 211 -5
T10 T5 Robert Riesen North Carolina 69 72 70 211 -5
 
ETSU Results
3 Rhys Davies 72 67 67 206
T7 Gareth Shaw 71 70 71 212
T42 Adam Hodkinson 72 78 72 222
T46 Cian McNamara 78 71 74 223
73 Jordan Findlay 81 77 78 236

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