GREENSBORO, N.C. – Despite six birdies on the day, the Shenandoah University men's golf team dropped one spot to finish 20th Tuesday at the O'Briant-Jensen Tournament at Sedgefield Country Club.
Playing for a second straight time over the par-71, 6822-yard Dye Course at Sedgefield CC, the Hornets had four players: Doc Schulte, Joseph Gesell, Brett Dubin and Blake Woodie, all record at least one birdie Tuesday.
Schulte, Dubin and Gesell all carded a birdie '4' on the par-5, 576-yard drive 15th (the Hornets sixth hole of the day) with Schulte also getting a birdie on the par-4, 376-yard 11th hole and Dubin a '3' on the par-4, 430-yard 13th.
Gesell rounded out the birdie train by recording a '4' on the par-5, 542-yard fourth.
Shenandoah shot a collective 326 Tuesday to finish 20th, three shots back of nineteenth place Emory and Henry.
SU had a 649 two-day total.
Methodist won the tournament by one stroke over Carnegie Mellon. The Monarchs shot 290-290--580.
Gesell had a 92 that did not count toward the team score while junior Connor McCarthy, playing as an individual, had an 84.
This concludes the fall season for the squad. The spring season schedule will be announced in December.