Brevard 14th at Kiawah Island InvitationalSeptember 15, 2015
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Craig Stephen paced the Tornados with an even-par 72 in Tuesday’s final round of the Kiawah Island Invitational, helping the team to a 14th place finish at the season-opening tournament.
Stephen opened tournament play by firing a 73 on Monday, then improved by one stroke on Tuesday to finish in a four-way tie for 13th place. He was six strokes off the pace set by USC Aiken’s Hubert Tisserand, who shot a tournament-low 67 on Tuesday to finish at five strokes under par.
Oskar Lundgren came in second for the Tornados at seven over par. Trym Falch and Luis Vega improved their first-round scores by four and three strokes, respectively, to finish a stroke apart on the leaderboard. Calum McAndrew rounded out the Tornado contingent, finishing at 16 strokes over par.
USC Aiken won the tournament at three under par as a team, paced by Tisserand’s individual win. Georgia College and Flagler finished in a tie for second six strokes back of the Pacers. Lincoln Memorial had the best finish of the South Atlantic Conference competitors at 11 over par in fourth place. Tusculum, Carson-Newman, Coker and Newberry finished out the top five among SAC teams.
Brevard was sixth of the seven conference schools represented, with Catawba rounding out the group of seven SAC schools.
The Tornados next compete on Monday and Tuesday at the Etowah Intercollegiate, hosted by the Tornados at nearby Etowah Valley Golf Club.