2013-02-27 / Sports

Savannah State Golf Opens Spring Season

The Savannah State men’s and women’s golf teams opened the spring season with the Gary Freeman Invitational, hosted by Bethune Cookman University in Ormond Beach, Florida this weekend.

The Tigers finished in seventh place with a threeday total team score of 958 (318, 316, 324). Leading the Tigers, tied for 17th, was Brandon Neals with a threeday total of 232 (74, 75, 83).

Travis Roe finished with a score of 236 (76, 82, 78). Scott Rogers and Caleb Simmons closed out the invite with a 245. William Proulx rounded out the Tigers with a 274.

Florida Atlantic won the Invitational with a threeday total score of 894, followed by the host Wildcats (903). In all, 12 teams participated in the 72-Par event at the Halifax Plantation Golf Club. Bethune-Cookman’s Ryan Fricker captured medalist honors with a score of 217 (74, 67, 76).

The Lady Tigers finished sixth in the tournament with a team score of 761 (385, 376). SSU was led by Jocelyn Williams (175), followed by Michelle Gifford (183). Candace Lewis finished with a 193, followed by Courtney Newton, who recorded a 210. Bianca Anderson rounded out SSU with a 218.

Bethune-Cookman finished first on the women’s side with a team score of 639. Lady Wildcat Patrizia Trevisan captured medalist honors with a two-day total score of 145 (72-73).

The Tigers return to action March 6 at the Wittenburg Invitational in Jacksonville, Florida. The Lady Tigers will compete in the Taylor Made – Adidas Intercollegiate Invitational in Dataw Island, South Carolina, March 10.

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