GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Berry College shot a final round 310 and placed tied for eighth in the 2014 Men's Golf Championships. The Vikings had a four-day 1207 tally, which tied them with LaGrange and Transylvania. Full Scoring
"We are extremely excited to come to our first NCAA Championship and leave tied for eighth," said Berry College Head Coach Brian Farrer. "With that said, at the turn today we were fighting for fourth or fifth place. I think the guys know we can compete at this high level. I'm proud of the guys and for what they did for our program."
Tommy McCloskey was the Vikings' top finisher. His 298 score (71-72-76-79) tied him for 15th
overall. By virtue of his placing, McCloskey earned second team All-America status.
Ty Hampel had BC's low number (76) on Friday and placed tied for 34th (77-75-75-76).
Schreiner (285-293-302-305--1185) won the event. They bested Oglethorpe of the SAA by five strokes. The 2014 individual medalist was Bobby Holden of Redlands. He shot a 279 (-9) over the four days (71-69-69-70--279).
"We had a great experience and hopefully it will pay off next year," Farrer said. "The Championships return to Grandover and we don't lose anyone from our current lineup."
Full Berry Scoring:
|T15||Tommy McCloskey (1)||71||72||76||79||298|
|T34||Ty Hampel (4)||77||75||75||76||303|
|T48||Chase Kulczak (3)||77||76||75||79||307|
|T53||Drew Kosko (2)||72||80||78||78||308|
|T62||Kile Williams (5)||75||75||83||77||310|
Coach Brian Farrer talks about the T8 finish: