April 23, 2013

Camels finish 7th at Big South Championship

NINETY-SIX, S.C. – Freshman Alvaro Veiga turned in a top-10 performance and Campbell tied for seventh place in the team standings after Tuesday's final round of the Big South Conference men's golf championship.

A product of La Coruna, Spain, Veiga made six birdies Tuesday and finished the 54-hole event at nine-over 225 (73-78-74) to tie for ninth place on the par-72, 7120-yard Patriot Golf Club layout.

Campbell junior Amanjyot Singh shot 76-74-76—226 to finish in a tie for 13th place at 10-over-par.  Freshman Mikko Lehtovuori tied for 28th (76-81-74—231), while sophomore Grant Houser finished 41st (79-78-81—238) and freshman Jeremy Milton 48th (88-79-83—250).

As a team, Campbell shot 304-309-305—918.  Coastal Carolina won the team title (296-289-296—881) by two strokes over runner-up Liberty (294-294-295—883).  Liberty's Mathieu Fenasse sho the low round of the tourney – a six-under 66 – on Tuesday to claim medalist honors at minus-five 211 (75-70-66). 

Big South Conference Men's Golf Championship
Ninety-Six, S.C. / The Patriot GC
Apr. 21-23, 2013 / Par 72, 7120 Yards

Final Team Results: 1. Coastal Carolina 296-289-296—881, 2. Liberty 294-294-295—883, 3. Winthrop 299-294-298—891, 4. Radford 304-306-296—906, 5. Charleston Southern 313-307-294—914, 6. Gardner-Webb 309-306-302—917, T7. Campbell 304-309-305—918, T7. Presbyterian 305-312-301—918, 9. High Point 313-305-312—930, 10. Longwood 320-315-307—942.

Final Individual Leaders (Top 5 all-championship team): 1. Mathieu Fenasse (Liberty) 75-70-66—211, 2. Sebastian Soderberg (Coastal) 71-73-70—214, 3. Ross Thomson (Charleston Southern) 76-74-68—218, T4. Andrew Dorn (Coastal) 75-73-73—221, T4. Max McKay (Liberty) 70-74-77—221.

Campbell Individuals: T9. Alvaro Veiga 73-78-74—225, T13. Amanjyot Singh 76-74-76—226, T28. Mikko Lehtovuori 76-81-74—231, T41. Grant Houser 79-78-81—238, 48. Jeremy Milton 88-79-83—250.