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ASU Women's Golf Finishes Fourth At CSU Invite PDF Print
Written by Brandon McGinnis   
Wednesday, 17 October 2012 08:15

Appalachian State University women’s golf wrapped up the final day of the CSU Wendy’s Invitational on Tuesday afternoon as the Mountaineers finished fourth in a strong 13-team field at Rivertowne Country Club. For the final round, the

Black and Gold shot a 310 to give them a total of 917 (+53), falling short of tournament champion, Richmond, by 24 strokes.
Senior Rumbidzai Masamvu paced the Apps by being consistent, firing three straight 73s for final score of 219 (+3). Masamvu matched her total from last week as she fired +3 en route to a team championship at the Winthrop Intercollegiate. Following Masamvu was senior Lauren Smith, who tied for 18th overall with a 77-75-79—219 (+15) and sophomore Elena Thomas, who carded a 78-74-81—233 (+17), placing her in a tie for 26th.
Senior Mimi Burke finished in a tie for 36th, as she tallied a 76-81-80—237 (+21) and senior Yue Xu came in 42nd with a 79-81-78—238 (+22). Richmond was the only team in the field to shot under 900, as Wofford finished in second with 905 and host Charleston Southern finished third, one stroke behind the Terriers.
The Mountaineers return to the links on Friday, Oct. 28 at the Lady Paladin Invitational at the Furman University Golf Course in Greenville, S.C. The tournament will conclude on Saturday, Oct. 29.


Komline Finishes Second in Morganton


Appalachian State University men’s golf team finished tenth overall at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate this afternoon. Junior Casey Komline paced the way for the Mountaineers as he finished second overall after leading most of day two. Komline carded a 68-67-74=209 (+4), while  Josh Nichols came in second for the Apps and tied for 39th overall shooting a 70-74-77=221 (+11).
Daniel Walsh finish tied for 59th overall and came in third for the Black and Gold with a 74-76-78=228 (+18), while Jay Brown came in fourth and tied for 62nd overall with, carding a 79-74-76=229 (+19) for three rounds.
Andrew Furr rounded out the scoring for Appalachian as he finished the tournament with an 81-82-81=244 (+34). Lynn took home the first place finish, carding a 290-282-282=854 behind Daniel Young who finished fourth overall, while James Madison finished second with a 281-289-285=855, behind Trey Smith who took home the individual win of the invitational. Wofford College finished first for all SoCon schools as they took home the third place finish.
Appalachian State will be back in action on Friday, Oct. 19 when they travel to Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. for the Mission Inn Intercollegiate. The three-day event will conclude on Sunday, Oct. 21.


Photo Courtesy: Rumbidzai Masamvu, ASU Athletics


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