Host Savannah State 2nd at MEAC event
Host Savannah State is in second place after the first round of the 2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament at Crosswinds Golf Club.
The Tigers opened with a score of 1-over-par 289. SSU senior Brandon Neals was the only Tiger to finish under par, carding a 1-under 71. Neals is tied for fifth place after opening with five birdies and nine pars. He shot 1 under on the front nine and closed with even scoring on the back nine.
Georgia Regents University leads the field after shooting 12-under 276. GRU Augusta’s Broc Everett leads the individual race with a 67. GRU joined the MEAC this year as an associate member for men’s golf after several successful years playing as an NCAA Division I Independent. The school, formerly Augusta State, has competed in 13 NCAA championships and has two NCAA titles (2010, ’11).
Other SSU golfers — T8. Devon Jakes 72; T11. Travis Roe, Scott Rogers 73; T16. Joseph Barrows 78.
Teams—1. GRU Augusta 276, 2. SSU 289, 3. Bethune-Cookman 298; 4. Florida A&M 299; 5. North Carolina Central 309, 6. Maryland Eastern Shore 319, 7. Hampton 336.
Schedule—Second round, 7:30 a.m. today; final round, Saturday 7:30 a.m. shotgun start due to expected inclement weather.http://savannahnow.com/sports/2015-04-23/local-colleges-armstrongs-cisneros-pbcs-top-womens-tennis-player