Younts' 71 places him fifth, leads Spartans to seventh at Palisades
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Drew Younts carded a final round 71 to finish tied for fifth and help UNC Greensboro to a seventh-place finish at the Palisades Collegiate Classic on Tuesday.
Younts, a sophomore from Stokesdale, NC, recorded his third straight outstanding round by shooting one-under on Tuesday to place fifth individually. He finished seven shots back of individual champion Vincent Nadeau, who left the field well behind on Tuesday. He carded a final round 67 to win by five shots over 36-hole leader Frederic Sundberg of Campbell.
The Spartans wound up seventh in the team standings with a total of 880, tying for seventh with Campbell. Charlotte won the team title at 856, six shots better than VCU and 13 better than Augusta State.
UNCG will next compete in next week’s Southern Conference Championship. Play begins Sunday at the Country Club of South Carolina in Florence, SC.
TEAM SCORING: Charlotte 856, VCU 862, Augusta State 869, Marquette 870, Old Dominion 873, Belmont Abbey 879, UNCG 880, Campbell 880, Xavier 884, Francis Marion 890, USC Upstate 894, Nebraska 898, Eastern Michigan 898, Davidson 943.
Top 10: 1. Vincent Nadeau (VCU) 68-71-67=206; 2. Fredric Sundberg (Campbell) 68-68-75=211; T-3. Mike van Sickle (Marquette) 72-69-71=212; T-3. Michael Bielawski (Marquette) 73-69-70=212; T-5. Lanto Griffin (VCU) 70-72-71=213; T-5. Drew Younts (UNCG) 72-70-71=213; T-5. Corey Nagy (Charlotte) 68-70-75=213; T-5. Zak Drescher (Campbell) 73-68-72=213; T-9. Jonas Enanderhedin 71-71-72=214; T-9. Stefan Wiedergruen (Charlotte) 69-71-74=214.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-26. Darragh Coghlan 71-72-77=220; T-34. Brad Cline 72-76-75=223; T-42. Nathan Stamey 73-77-75=225; T-53. Will Bowman 75-77-76=228.
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