Tornados place seventh at Cliffs IntercollegiateMarch 22, 2016
TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – The Brevard College men’s golf team finished the 2016 Cliffs Intercollegiate in seventh place of 13 competing teams.
The Tornados struggled to find success on the course in Tuesday’s final round, with Brevard firing a 317 one day after finishing the course in 300 strokes. The Tornados tied for seventh with Pfeiffer at 41 strokes over par, 28 strokes off the pace set by South Atlantic Conference rival Queens. The Royals surged past Monday leaders Young Harris to earn the team title.
Oskar Lundgren was the top finisher for the Tornados at eight strokes over par, locked with four other competitors in a tie for 18th place. Sebastian Strehl, competing as an individual, and Luis Vega each finished a stroke behind Lundgren in a tie for 23rd.
Paul Calac gave the Brevard team its third-best score at 13 strokes over par to finish in a tie for 41st. Trym Falch and Craig Stephen each concluded play a stroke behind Calac to tie for 43rd place with a two-day score of 158.
Young Harris’s David Wallin was the individual medalist at four under par, narrowly edging Jonathan Noble of Queens for the top spot by one stroke. Wallin and Noble were the only golfers to finish below par, with Lenoir-Rhyne’s Brad Robinson soaring to a third place finish at an even-par 144 after improving his first-round score by eight strokes.
Brevard will enjoy 10 days off before competing in the Etowah Spring Challenge on Saturday, April 2, a one-day event hosted at nearby Etowah Valley Golf Club, home of the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Men’s Golf Championship.