ASHLAND, Va. – Senior Kyle Fuller (Richmond, Va./Deep Run) tied for first and lost in a playoff as he and the Randolph-Macon men's golf team finished second Tuesday at the Ted Keller Memorial Invitational at the Hanover Country Club.
Fuller shot a three-over 73 in Round 2 for a two-day total of 144 (71-73) to match Brad Lankler of Franklin & Marshall for the top spot. Both players shot par on the first two playoff holes before Lankler birdied the third hole to claim medalist honors.
The R-MC Gold team moved from seventh to second in the team standings during Round 2. The Yellow Jackets shot 296 on Tuesday, the low team score of the day. R-MC finished at 604 (308-296), 12 shots behind first-place Franklin & Marshall. The Yellow Jackets finished ahead of seven ODAC schools.
Senior Wes Bourdon (Virginia Beach, Va./Norfolk Academy) shot 72 on Tuesday for R-MC, the second-lowest score for Round 2. He tied for 12th overall at 152 (80-72), followed by senior Bobby Bradshaw (Springfield, Va./West Springfield) at 155 (82-73), freshman Kirby Struhar (Sterling, Va./Park View) at 156 (75-81) and freshman Peter Shaner (Lexington, Va./Rockbridge Country) at 162 (84-78).
The R-MC Black team rose one spot to finish eighth, topping Roanoke, Hampden-Sydney and Lynchburg. Freshman Nick Stottlemyer (Port Tobacco, Md./McDonough) tied for ninth at 151 (74-77) and junior Connor Jones (Harrisonburg, Va./Spotswood) tied for 12th at 152 (73-79), followed by sophomore Adam Tuttle (Alexandria, Va./Hayfield) at 156 (78-78), freshman Matt McDonagh (Winston-Salem, N.C./Mount Tabor) at 165 (89-76) and freshman Channing Allen (Chesapeake, Va./Deep Creek) at 169 (87-82). McDonagh improved by 13 strokes from Round 1 to Round 2, the second-best reduction in the field.
The Yellow Jackets, under head coach Ed Turnage, have concluded the fall portion of their 2014-15 schedule.
1 Franklin & Marshall 286-306—592
2 Randolph-Macon A 308-296—604
3 Shenandoah 304-302—606
4 Ferrum 294-314—608
5 Bridgewater 306-311—617
6 Stevenson 314-304—618
7 Virginia Wesleyan 302-318—620
8 Randolph-Macon B 312-310—622
9 Roanoke 309-314—623
10 Hampden-Sydney 307-323—630
11 Lynchburg 318-324—642
12 Wesley 317-332—649
13 Eastern Mennonite 350-355—705