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Ferrum Golfers Close Out Weekend at Emory Invitational

Lance Keiser finished n a four-way tie for 14th place.
Lance Keiser finished n a four-way tie for 14th place.


SMOKE MOUNTAIN, Ga. -- Ferrum College's men's golf team closed out play at the 2019 Discover Dekalb Emory University Invitational, held Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, at the Par 71, 6365-yard Smoke Rise Country Club.

1. Huntingdon 865; 2. Emory 878; 3. Guilford 880; 4. Emory (B) 884; 5. St. Johns (MN) 886; 6. Wisconsin - Eau Claire 888; 7. Oglethorpe 889; T8. Greensboro 894; T8. Sewanee 894; 10. LaGrange902; 11. Piedmont 905; 12. Skidmore 941; 13. Ohio Wesleyan 959; 14. Ferrum 1029

Huntingdon College won the team title at 865, 13 strokes better than runner-up and host Emory (878), while Guilford College (880) finished third. Ferrum (1029) finished last in a field of 14 teams.

Huntingdon's Stephan Shephard earned medalist honors with a three-round score of 211. Shephard was three strokes better that Oglethorpe's Jacob Arnett (214) and Guilford's James Mishow (214). Ferrum All-American Lance Keiser finished nine strokes off the lead at 220 and wound up in a four-way for 14th place in a field of 82 individuals.

Team 344-351-334-1029 | Lance Keiser 73 -74-73-220 (T14th) | Hunter Shelton 79-76 -82 237 (62nd) | Brad Green 97-101-87-285 (78th) |
Adam Keiser 95 100 93 -288 (79th) | Matthew Henninger 99-109-92-300 (80th)

"We played better and improved from the previous two rounds by several strokes. Still several things to work on before the ODAC Tournament. Lance had a very solid tournament, hope to build off that going into next weekend." --Head Coach Erick Cox

Cox's team will be back in action Monday and Tuesday, April 29-30, at the ODAC Championships, to be held at Bryan Park Golf Club in Greensboro, North Carolina.