UNCG defends Carolina Cup title with 7-6 win over High Point
SILER CITY, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro men’s golf team defended its Carolina Cup title for the third straight year with a narrow 7-6 victory over High Point in this annual Ryder Cup style format golf event, which took place in snow, ice and sleeting conditions at the 6,639-yard par-72 Siler City County Club.
In singles play, UNCG’s victories included Kent Copeland over Zach Pranger 5 & 4, Kyle Stockton took down Andrew Mespelt 1-up, David Heyen won 2 & 1 over Daniel Windoff and Burton Wood was victorious by forfeit over Patrick Rutter.
High Point garnered singles victories from Ryan Wilson over JD Bass 3 & 2 and Marc Issler over Ryan Heisey 2 & 1.
In the doubles events, the High Point duo’s of Issler and Mespelt won 2 & 1 over Ryan Heisey and Stockton, along with Brian Hayes and Windoff winning 1-up over UNCG’s Bradley Leeper and Heyen.
UNCG’s Lowder and Bass picked up a 3 & 2 doubles win over Wilson and Rutter.
The scoring rules are one point for a win and .5 point for a half/tie.
Singles: Ryan Wilson (HP) def. JD Bass (UNCG) 3 & 2; Kent Copeland (UNCG) def. Zach Pranger (HP) 5 & 4; Jake Lowder (UNCG) halfed with Chase Wilson (HP) halfed; Burton Wood (UNCG) def. Patrick Rutter (HP) forfeit; Marc Issler (HP) def. Ryan Heisey (UNCG) 2 & 1; Kyle Stockton (UNCG) def. Andrew Mespelt (HP) 1-up; Bradley Leeper (UNCG) halfed with Brian Hayes (HP); David Heyen (UNCG) def. Daniel Windoff (HP) 2 & 1; Nathan Stamey (UNCG) halfed with Tim Deavers (HP).
Four Ball: Bass/Copeland (UNCG) halfed with Wilson/Pranger (HP); Lowder/Wood (UNCG) def. Wilson/Rutter (HP) 3 & 2; Issler/Mespelt (HP) def. Heisey/Stockton (UNCG) 2 & 1; Hayes/Windoff (HP) def. Leeper/Heyen (UNCG) 1-up.
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