Southern Wesleyan takes Tournament Title and Individual Honors at Anderson Invitational

Southern Wesleyan takes Tournament Title and Individual Honors at Anderson Invitational

Anderson, SC – Southern Wesleyan's A Team claimed first place in the Anderson Invitational.  The B Team finished in sixth place.  Eric Shea took individual honors as he claimed first place and was named to the All-Tournament.  Shea was joined on the All-Tournament team by teammate Noah Mullens.

 

Tournament Vitals

A Team

Round One : 293

Round Two : 289

Total Round Score : 582

B Team

Round One : 302

Round Two : 312

Total Round Score : 614

 

Coach Maxon says…

"I couldn't be happier with how our team performed this week! To win both as a team and have the individual winner as well is amazing.  I am really excited about what this team can accomplish this season."

 

How It Happened

A Team

The Warriors took first as a team in their first tournament of the season, with junior Eric Shea leading the A Team.  Shea shot a 72 in the first round, and continued to impress as he shot a 69 in the second round to give him a 141 total round score, three under par, and put him in a tie for first place with Anderson's Reece Coleman.  However, in a 1-hole sudden-death playoff on the 18th hole, Eric Shea was able to defend his reigning title and defeated Reece Coleman.

Noah Mullens was right on Eric Shea's heels.  Mullens shot a 75 in the first round of play and then come out to shoot a 69 in the second round to give him a 144 total round score.  His score earned him a fourth place finish and a spot on the All-Tournament Team.  Behind Mullens, freshman Carter Rains finished in a tie for 7th place.  Rains shot a 72 in the first round and a 75 in the second round to give him a 147 total round score.

Finishing in a tie for 20th place, Zach Huebner was the fourth in line for the Warriors' A Team.  Huebner shot a 77 and a 76 to give him a 153 total round score.  He was followed by teammate Thomas Nielsen.  Nielsen shot a 74 and 82 to give him a total round score of 153 and allow him to finish in a tie for 27th.

 

B Team

The Warriors B Team finished in sixth place, with Seve Anfindsen leading the team.  After shooting a 75 in the first round, Anfindsen shot a 72 in the second round to give him a total round score of 147 and put him in a tie for 7th place.  Sitting in a tie for 20th place, Jackson Whitfield and Jiras Singnoi shot 153 total round scores.  Both shot a 74 in the first round and a 79 in the second round of competition.

Nick Howell was the fourth Warrior in line in the B Team.  Howell shot a 79 in the first round before shooting an 82 in the second round to finish with a total round score of 161 and finish in a tie for 34thJenkins Dwight wrapped up the field for the Warriors.  Dwight shot a 98 in the first round and a 96 in the second to give him a 194 total round score and put him in 53rd.

 

What's Next

Southern Wesleyan will then take part in the Kiawah Invitational on September 16-17.  The Men's Golf team will then take part in the North Georgia Invitational on September 30 and October 1, before concluding their fall season on October 21-22 at the Miami Intercollegiate.