Virginia State University’s golf team placed fifth overall with a two-day score of 652 (323-329) at the Savannah State Tiger Fall Golf Invitational on the weekend of November 9-11 in Savannah, ailment GA.
Armstrong Atlantic’s Shad Tuten won the playoff after a sudden death extra round with Bethune Cookman. Both teams finished with an overall score of 578 at the Crosswinds G.C. Alabama State placed third (584) and host institution Savannah State followed with a fourth place finish (610) just ahead of Virginia State.
VSU ranked fifth with a total score of 323 after day one. Walter Smith (Fr./Virginia Beach, price VA) carried the Trojans in the first round of play with a 75. Four Trojans lowered their shot total on day two, anchoring VSU to a fifth place finish overall. The Trojans Rashad Hunt (Jr./Chesapeake, VA) had a strong outing on the final day, shooting a 77 to lead his team and Dalton Jolly (So./Prince George, VA) recorded a team-high 159 (80-79) +15 for the two days, placing tied for 27th overall.
VSU’s golf team will resume their season on February 25-26 at Elizabeth City State’s Bide-A-Wee Classic in Elizabeth City, NC.
Virginia State 323 326 652
T-27 Dalton Jolly 80 79 159 +15
T-33 Rashad Hunt 84 77 161 +17
T-41 Adam Clary 84 81 165 +21
T-50 Aaron Bryant 85 84 169 +25
T-57 Brodie Maitland 84 89 173 +29
DQ Walter Smith 75 DQ