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Courtesy: Florida A&M Sports Information
FAMU Golfers Place 3rd In MEAC Golf Championships
By: Florida A&M Sports Information  
Release:04/23/2016

MEAC GOLF: AUGUSTA WINS 2016 MEAC MEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 23, 2016 – The Augusta University men’s golf team put away any doubt of others contending for the 2016 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championships as they shot an 18-under round of 270 to win the tournament title by 33 strokes at the Crosswinds Golf Club.

Bethune-Cookman University was second in the tournament as they shot a one-over par 289 on Saturday for a three-day total of three-over par 867.

Following Augusta and Bethune in the team standings were Florida A&M (299-305-302-906), Savannah State (307-313-304-924), North Carolina Central (308-306-313-927), Maryland Eastern Shore (318-325-316-959) and Hampton University (336-347-318-1001).

Making up the Rattler contingent were: Omari Whitmore, who finished 11th with a three-day total of 221, followed by 11 T12 Dennis Minefee, who finished in a tie for 12th at 222; Kevin Parker, who placed 15th at 226, and Brian Bowman, who finished 22nd with a 237 total.

With their second straight MEAC Championship, Augusta University earned a bid to the 2016 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships. 

FINAL TEAM SCORES

1 Augusta 284 280 270 834 -30

2 Bethune-Cookman University 287 291 289 867 +3

3 Florida A&M 299 305 302 906 +42

4 Savannah State University 307 313 304 924 +60

5 North Carolina Central 308 306 313 927 +63

6 Maryland Eastern Shore 318 325 316 959 +95

7 Hampton University 336 347 318 1001 +137

t Finish Player Team Scores

FINAL INDIVIDUAL STANDINGS

1 1 Robin Petersson Augusta 69 67 69 205 -11

T5 2 Broc Everett Augusta 74 71 64 209 -7

2 3 Jake Marriott Augusta 69 70 71 210 -6

10 4 Maverick Antcliff Augusta 75 72 66 213 -3

9 T5 Leon Fricker Bethune-Cookman University 70 76 70 216 E

T5 T5 Emmanuel Kountakis Augusta 72 73 71 216 E

4 7 Joel Ramirez Bethune-Cookman University 72 72 74 218 +2

3 8 Connor O'Brien Bethune-Cookman University 72 71 76 219 +3

12 T9 Kevin Metzger Savannah State University 73 76 71 220 +4

14 T9 Jackson Kneeshaw Bethune-Cookman University 74 77 69 220 +4

T5 11 Omari Whitmore Florida A&M 73 72 76 221 +5

T5 T12 Bradley Peil Bethune-Cookman University 73 72 77 222 +6

11 T12 Dennis Minefee Florida A&M 75 73 74 222 +6

13 14 Jordan Bohannon North Carolina Central 73 77 74 224 +8

T20 15 Kevin Parker Florida A&M 77 80 69 226 +10

19 16 Adam Walden Savannah State University 77 78 74 229 +13

T15 T17 Michael Wilson North Carolina Central 76 77 78 231 +15

T15 T17 Zane Lewis North Carolina Central 79 74 78 231 +15

T17 19 Zach Otto Savannah State University 79 75 78 232 +16

T20 T20 T.J. O'Neal Hampton University 74 83 76 233 +17

T22 T20 Blair Waters Maryland Eastern Shore 80 78 75 233 +17

T17 22 Brian Bowman Florida A&M 74 80 83 237 +21

T22 23 Sumner Tate North Carolina Central 80 78 83 241 +25


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