Upstate Finishes Fall Schedule at East Bay Classic

Upstate Finishes Fall Schedule at East Bay Classic

Spartanburg, S.C. – The USC Upstate men's golf team will look to close out the fall portion of its schedule in grand fashion when it plays in the East Bay Classic hosted by Charleston Southern Sunday through Tuesday at the par 72, 7100-yard Turtle Point Golf Club in Kiawah Island, S.C.

The East Bay Classic is a 54-hole tournament played over the course of three days with each featuring 18 holes of golf. The first two rounds on Sunday and Monday will tee off at 10 a.m. The final 18 holes on Tuesday begins at 8:30 a.m.

Upstate is one of 22 teams that will compete for the team championship. The Spartans are joined in the large field by Charleston Southern, Augusta, Abilene Christian, Campbell, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, Gardner-Webb, Francis Marion, Jacksonville State, Lipscomb, Loyola University Maryland, Maryland, Memphis, Nebraska, Presbyterian College, Radford, Rutgers, Tennessee, Troy, Winthrop and Wofford.

Upstate will be sending out a five-player lineup consisting of Taylor White, Matt Carter, Jordan Warnock, Andrew Purcell and Sean Stanistreet.

The Spartans are returning to the course for the second straight week after posting a ninth place finish at the Camden Collegiate Invitational held Oct. 22-23 in Camden, S.C. Upstate had an overall score of 892 and were led individually by White who finished in 16th place at 8-over 218. 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. Carter also had one eagle at the event, and ranked tied for second in par 3 scoring at even-par with a 3.00 stroke average.

Live scoring of the East Bay Classic can be seen on www.upstatespartans.com via Golfstat. Updates will be posted on the Upstate men's golf Twitter page (@UpstateMWGolf).

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