Tornados finish 2nd at Etowah Intercollegiate

ETOWAH, N.C. – The Brevard College Men’s Golf team used a second round 294 on the final afternoon of the Etowah Intercollegiate to collect a second-place overall finish, as senior Luis Vega (Madrid, Spain) earned all-tournament distinctions with a two-day tally of 143, one-under par.

Tusculum College took home the tournament title with a two-day total of 575, one-under par, beating out the Tornados by 12-strokes for the top distinction. Mars Hill finished third overall with a 590, 14-over par, while King and UVa-Wise rounded out the tournament’s top-five schools.

Tusculum’s Taylor Smith earned medalist honors, edging out teammate Cameron Dugger by two-stokes for the top honor. While, Adam Lumley who led the intercollegiate after the opening round finished third overall with a 142, two-under par. Vega finished fourth-over ahead of Tusculum’s David Whinery and Mars Hill’s Harry Butler who finished tied for fifth-place.

In addition to Vega’s all-tournament performance senior Oskar Lundgren (Umea, Sweden) finished eighth-overall as the four-year veteran carved Etowah Valley for a two-day total of 147, three-over par.

Brevard’s A-team four scores were rounded out by seniors Sebastian Strehl (Asperg, Germany) and Paul Calac (Valley Center, Calif.), while B-team members Steffen Heckele (Oberndorf, Germany) and Austin Fisher (Hendersonville, N.C.) put the pressure on coach David Nelson’s top-five as the two finished the tournament with totals of 150 and 152, respectively.

The Tornados will take a brief break from tournament play before packing up and heading back to South Carolina and Myrtle Beach for the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate October 3-4.

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