ETSU men's golf finished tied for 10th at the Intercollegiate

Sunday, April 13, 2003

RALEIGH, N.C. (April 13, 2003) - East Tennessee State senior James Johnson (Barbados) shot an even-par 71 on the final day of the Intercollegiate at Raleigh Country Club to finish tied for eighth (71-69-71=211 -2), helping the Buccaneers to a tie for 10th place in the talent-laden field Sunday at the Par 71, 6,782-yard course.

Southern Methodist picked up the team victory with a score of 9-under 843, besting No. 11 North Carolina and Tulsa, which tied for second at 5-under. On the individual leaderboard, Tulsa's Chris Noel bested Tennessee's David Skinns by one shot at 6-under-par for the event.

For the Bucs, Johnson led the way followed by sophomore Cennydd Mills (Cardiff, Wales), who shot a 3-over 216 (76-70-70) to finish tied for 26th. Fellow sophomores Chase Baldwin (Brandon, Fla.) and Jeremy Hobson (Thonotosassa, Fla.) finished at 8-over and 19-over, respectively, with Baldwin placing in a tie for 46th. Freshman Derek McNamara (Galway, Ireland) was forced to withdraw from the event after not finishing the final round.

ETSU finished the team event 24-over (291-285-300=876).

The Intercollegiate was ETSU's final regular season tournament in preparation for this weekend's Southern Conference Championships, which will start Friday at the Forest Heights Country Club in Statesboro, Ga.

The Intercollegiate
Raleigh Country Club (Raleigh, N.C.)
Dates: 04/12 - 04/13 (Today: 04-13-2003)
Par: 71; Yardage: 6,782
 
Fin. School Scores
1 Southern Methodist 287-277-279=843 -9
2 North Carolina 282-278-287=847 -5
  Tulsa 286-275-286=847 -5
4 Wake Forest 280-286-286=852 E
5 Tennessee 284-285-286=855 +3
6 North Carolina State 283-286-287=856 +4
  Georgia Southern 289-281-286=856 +4
8 Minnesota 284-286-287=857 +5
9 Virginia Tech 284-287-293=864 +12
10 Kansas 295-285-296=876 +24
  East Tennessee State 291-285-300=876 +24
12 Virginia 295-287-299=881 +29
13 North Florida 290-294-298=882 +30
14 Duke 294-292-298=884 +32
15 Va. Commonwealth 306-291-303=900 +48
 
Individual Results
1 Chris Noel, Tulsa 68-67-72=207 -6
2 David Skinns, Tennessee 69-72-67=208 -5
3 David Inglis, Tulsa 75-66-68=209 -4
  Richard Treis, North Carolina 71-65-73=209 -4
  Stephen Sparolini, SMU 72-67-70=209 -4
 
ETSU individual scores
T 8 James Johnson 71-69-71=211 -2
T 26 Cennydd Mills 76-70-70=216 +3
T 46 Chase Baldwin 70-73-78=221 +8
75 Jeremy Hobson 77-74-81=232 +19
WD Derek McNamara 74-73-WD  
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