April 12, 2011

Campbell finishes third at Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Zak Drescher matched his season-low with a three-under-par 69 and Campbell finished third in the team standings following Tuesday's final round of the Coca-Cola Wofford Invitational men's golf tournament.

Vaita Guillaume tied for fifth individually, while Mitch Gray and Matt Moot tied for 15th for the Camels, who shot six-over-par 870 (292-282-296) for the 54-hole event.

East Tennessee State (289-285-284-858) captured top honors in the 15-school field at six-under par. Richmond, which led after 36 holes, finished second (279-284-300-863), seven strokes ahead of the Camels.

Charleston Southern (876) was fourth and host Wofford (878) finished fifth on the par-72, 6648-yard Country Club of Spartanburg layout.

Jacobo Pastor of Charleston Southern (70-69-71-210) won individual honors by two strokes over Lucas Armstrong of ETSU (71-70-71-212) and Richmond's Nick Austin (67-73-72-212).

Mark Joye of Wofford finished fourth (72-67-74-213), one stroke ahead of Guillaume, who tied for fifth at two-under-par 214 (74-65-75).

Moot (71-73-74-218) and Gray (71-69-78) were among a group of five that finished at two-over 218 and tied for 15th place.

Drescher fired the low round of the day in the 79-player field and moved up to a tie for 28th place (76-76-69-221). CU sophomore Aman Singh tied for 68th (76-75-80-231).

Campbell led the field in par-3 scoring (3.20, +12) and finished the event with five eagles and 151 pars, both second-most among participating teams.

The Camels return to action Monday in the Atlantic Sun Championship at Braselton, Ga.