Upstate Wraps Up Play at East Bay Classic

November 1, 2016 at 5:29 pm

Kiawah Island, S.C. – The USC Upstate men’s golf team carded its lowest score of the East Bay Classic on Tuesday by shooting a final round 318 to conclude the three-day event from the par 72, 7100-yard Turtle Point Golf Club.

The third round 318, two strokes lower than Monday’s round, gave Upstate a combined score of 961 (323-320-318) for the tournament and a 22nd place finish in the team standings.

Jordan Warnock posted two birdies during his final round, and led the Spartans individually at 231 (77-75-79) to finish tied for 69th place after recording a 79 on Tuesday. Taylor White compiled the lowest round of the event for Upstate with a 74 and improved his score from round two by six strokes. White was two strokes behind Warnock in 81st position with a total score of 233 (79-80-74) and tallied a team-high three birdies in the third round.

Andrew Purcell and Sean Stanistreet matched their scores from the previous day at 80 and 85, respectively, to round out the field for the Spartans. Purcell compiled a score of 238 (78-80-80) while Stanistreet, who tied his career-low round for the second straight day, finished at 259 (89-85-85) for the tournament. Purcell turned in one birdie during his round which came at the par 3 seventh hole.

Tennessee won the East Bay Classic after shooting a final round 286 to finish at 3-over 867 for the tournament and was four strokes ahead of second place Augusta.

On the individual leaderboard, Wofford’s Andrew Novak took home individual medalist honors after holding off Jack Smith of Tennessee by two strokes at 7-under 209.

UPSTATE TEAM RESULTS
T69:  Jordan Warnock – 231 (77-75-79)
81:  Taylor White – 233 (79-80-74)
T99:  Andrew Purcell – 238 (78-80-80)
115:  Sean Stanistreet – 259 (89-85-85)
117:  Matt Carter – wd

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1:  Tennessee – 867 (285-296-286)
2:  Augusta – 871 (288-284-299)
3:  College of Charleston – 877 (294-286-297)
4:  Jacksonville State – 879 (298-286-295)
5:  Coastal Carolina – 892 (298-290-304)
6:  Lipscomb – 893 (294-300-299)
7:  Memphis – 894 (290-301-303)
T8:  Troy – 896 (300-292-304)
T8:  Campbell – 896 (296-299-301)
10:  Charleston Southern – 898 (302-297-299)
11:  Rutgers – 901 (301-294-306)
12:  Winthrop – 904 (294-300-310)
T13:  Nebraska – 905 (302-297-306)
T13:  Wofford – 905 (300-301-304)
15:  Radford – 907 (306-301-300)
16:  Loyola-Maryland – 910 (297-312-301)
17:  Gardner-Webb – 912 (298-302-312)
18:  Abilene Christian – 913 (306-296-311)
19:  Maryland – 916 (305-302-309)
20:  Francis Marion – 917 (304-307-306)
21:  Presbyterian College – 928 (304-310-314)
22:  USC Upstate – 961 (323-320-318)