Men's Golf Slips To Second At The Southeastern Collegiate

Chris Carlin posted a (72-74-72--218) to tie for 10th. Photo by Joel Auerbach.
VALDOSTA, Ga.—The Barry Buccaneers slipped to second place on the final of the 2011 Southeastern Collegiate on Tuesday as the Georgia College sprinted to the team title at Kinderlou Forrest Golf Club.

The Bucs (289-294-290—873) shot a very respectable +2 on the finals round, but the Bobcats (295-289-285—869), led by individual medalist Patrick Garrett, fired a -3 to pull ahead. West Florida (292-295-291—878) came in third, while North Alabama (293-294-297—884) and Columbus State (295-292-297—884) tied for fourth.

Garrett (70-72-70—212) finished two strokes ahead of Aaron Elrod of Armstrong Atlantic (75-69-70—214) and Columbus State’s Rourke Van der Spuy (73-69-72—214) for the individual medal.

The Bucs’ top four players all finished within two strokes of each other. Chris Carlin finished 10th at two-over-par (72-74-72—218) to lead the team. Daniel Stapff (70-77-72—219) and Marcus Segerstrom 73-72-74—219) were one stroke back and tied for 11th. Guillermo Pumarol (74-74-72—220) was one stroke further back and tied for 15th. Marcelo Huarte (75-74-75—224) tied for 28th to complete the Bucs’ entry.

The Bucs get another shot at the Bobcats next week when they travel up to the Golf Club of Cuscowilla in Eatonville, Ga., for the GCSU’s Bobcat Invitational.
 
Men's Golf In First After Two Rounds At The Southeastern
 
VALDOSTA, Ga.—The tenth-ranked Barry University men’s golf team moved up one spot from second after the first round to lead the 2011 Southeastern Collegiate after the first two rounds of play. The Bucs posted a 583 (289-294) for the day and lead Georgia College (584) by one stroke.
 
Following Georgia College, defending national champions Florida Southern is in third with a 585. Host Valdosta State, Armstrong Atlantic, West Florida, North Alabama, and Columbus State are all tied for fourth, each with a 587.
 
Marcus Segerstrom led the way for the Bucs on the first day. He fired a 145 (73-72) to tie for tenth overall. Chris Carlin trails Segerstrom by one stroke with a 146 (72-74). He is tied for 17th overall. Daniel Stapff shot a 147 (70-77), good enough to tie for 20th after the first two rounds. Guillermo Pumarol and Marcelo Huarte rounded out the Buccaneer five. Pumarol posted a 148 (74-74) to tie for 26th and Huarte shot a 149 (75-74) to tie for 31st.
 
The teams return to action tomorrow for the final round. Fans can follow the action live with Golf Stat live stats.
 

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