White Leads Upstate during Final Round of Camden Collegiate Invitational

White Leads Upstate during Final Round of Camden Collegiate Invitational

Camden, S.C. – Taylor White carded a final round 72 to lead the USC Upstate men's golf team Sunday afternoon to close out play at the Camden Collegiate Invitational from the par 70, 6350-yard Camden Country Club.

The Spartans had an overall score of 892 (300-295-297) after shooting a final round 297 on Sunday. Upstate finished play at the Camden Collegiate Invitational in ninth place.

White tied his lowest round of the tournament with a 2-over 72 and finished at 8-over 218 (72-74-72) for the weekend, good enough for a 16th place performance. The senior began play on Saturday with scores of 72 and 74 before posting another round of 72 during the final day. White placed tied for fifth among the tournament field in par 4 scoring at 4-over-par with a stroke average of 4.13 and was tied for 12th with 33 pars.

Matt Carter recorded his second straight 74 and was the second-highest finisher for the Spartans after tying 21st place with a combined score of 221 (73-74-74). The sophomore had one eagle at the event, and ranked tied for second in par 3 scoring at even-par with a 3.00 stroke average.

Following Carter in the individual standings was Jordan Warnock one stroke back in 24th place. Warnock had a third round score of 73, the second-lowest of the day for Upstate, and ended play with a 222 (78-71-73). The freshman had eight birdies during the tournament and was 2-under on par 5 holes with a 4.78 stroke average.

The Spartans also counted scores of 78 from Tom Schofield and 82 from Andrew Purcell. Schofield finished the two-day tournament in a tie for 61st place at 233 (79-76-78) while Purcell tied for 69th with a 239 (77-80-82).

James Madison captured the team championship of the Camden Collegiate Invitational after shooting a 280 and won by nine strokes over host school South Carolina. James Madison's Ryan Cole and Keenan Huskey of South Carolina shared individual medalist honors at 5-under 205.

Upstate concludes its fall schedule Oct. 30-Nov. 1 at the East Bay Classic hosted by Charleston Southern at Turtle Point Golf Club in Kiawah Island, S.C.

UPSTATE TEAM RESULTS
16:  Taylor White – 218 (72-74-72)
T21:  Matt Carter – 221 – (73-74-74)
24:  Jordan Warnock – 222 (78-71-73)
T61:  Tom Schofield – 233 (79-76-78)
T69:  Andrew Purcell – 239 (77-80-82)

TEAM LEADERBOARD
1:  James Madison – 850 (282-288-280)
2:  South Carolina – 859 (287-279-293)
3:  Wofford – 869 (282-299-288)
4:  USC Aiken – 877 (289-293-295)
T5:  Gardner-Webb – 888 (296-305-287)
T5:  Harvard – 888 (291-298-299)
T7:  Charleston Southern – 890 (302-297-291)
T7:  Furman – 890 (300-295-295)
9:  USC Upstate – 892 (300-295-297)
10:  Dartmouth – 899 (300-302-297)
11:  Francis Marion – 900 (301-300-299)
12:  Presbyterian College – 905 (301-304-300)
13:  High Point – 913 (305-306-302)
14:  Xavier – 927 (310-311-306)

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