Botts cards 76, ties for 10th in opening spring tourney
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Botts cards 76, ties for 10th in opening spring tourney
Senior Ryan Botts shot a second-round 76 and tied for 10th at the Coastal Georgia Winter Invitational in St. Simons Island, Ga. (Credit Univ. of Cumberlands)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Senior Ryan Botts carded a final-round 76, tying for 10th overall and juniors Zach Johnson and Zach Kean each shot 78, helping Cumberland men’s golf to an eighth-place finish among 19 teams at the Coastal Georgia Winter Invitational in St. Simons Island, Ga.

Botts finished at five-over par 149, eight shots behind low medalist Dillon Board from Coastal Georgia but only four shots in back of second place.

Johnson tied for 25th with a two-day total of 153, while Kean, who played as an individual in the tournament, tied for 34th at 155.

Junior Jake Dailey carded a final-round 82, tying for 63rd, while sophomore Zach Polston shot 77, improving by 11 shots from the opening round. Polston and sophomore Austin Williams both tied for 71st after Williams posted a second-round 83.

Cumberland plays again March 7-8 at the Callaway Gardens Invitational in Pine Mountain, Ga.

INDIVIDUAL SCORES
t10. Ryan Botts 73-76=149
t25. Zach Johnson 75-78=153
t34. Zach Kean 77-78=155
t63. Jake Dailey 81-82=163
t71. Zach Polston 88-77=165
t71. Austin Williams 82-83=165

TEAM SCORES
1. Coastal Georgia 287-288=575
2. University of North Georgia 296-307=603
3. Reinhardt College 304-301=605
T4. Southeastern University 299-309=608
T4. St. Andrews University 309-299=608
T4. Warner University 302-306=608
7. Emmanual University 312-309=621
t8. Cumberland University 311-313=624
t8. SCAD Savannah 305-319=624
10. Thomas University 307-318=625
11. ABAC 313-318=631
12. Bryan College 322-316=638
13. Blue Mountain ‘A’ 318-322=640
t14. Asbury University 328-313=641
t14. SCAD Atlanta 323-318=641
16. Brewton Parker 335-325=660
17. Belhaven University 331-339=670
18. Georgia Military College 342-329=671
19. Blue Mountain ‘B’ 341-361=702