Dalton State Brings Home 3rd At Sand Shark Classic
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - by Erik Simpson
Dalton State put together a solid round of (+6, 294) to take third place in the Sand Shark Classic at Oldfield Golf Club in Bluffton, S.C. on Tuesday. The Roadrunners put together a team total of (+12, 876) to finish seven-shots behind tournament host and winner, #8 South Carolina-Beaufort, (+5, 869).
#5-ranked Coastal Georgia jumped up the leaderboard to finish second at (+8, 872). #11 Keiser (Fla.), (+14, 878), finished in fourth, followed by #4 Johnson & Wales (Fla.), (+18, 882), rounding out the top 5.
Sophomore Ben Rebne led the way for the Birds, firing a (-2, 70).
Rebne would vault up the leaderboard for a 13th place finish. P.J. Shields recovered well from a disappointing second round with an (E, 72) and a Top-10 finish in eighth.
S.M. Lee struggled slightly on Tuesday, posting (+2, 74). Lee would still make the All-Tournament team with a third place finish individually. Sport Allmond recorded the last counting score for the Roadrunners with a (+6, 78).
Seniors Dalton Johnson and Chase Cole shot (79) and (78) respectively. Cole played the tournament as an individual.
The #2 Roadrunners will be back on the course on March 12 & 13 when they travel to Hattiesburg, Miss. for the Carey Collegiate Classic at Canebrake Golf Club.