Nelson, Childers Lead R-MC Men's Golf at Camp Lejeune Invite

Alex Nelson preparing to hit tee shot
Alex Nelson

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. - Junior Alex Nelson (Weems, Va./Lancaster) and senior Chase Childers (Issue, Md./La Plata) tied for 26th out of 74 individuals, helping the Randolph-Macon men's golf team climb one spot to finish 10th out of 14 teams in the Championship Bracket of the Camp Lejeune Marine Corps Invitational at the Paradise Point Golf Club.

Nelson shot one-under 72 on Sunday in Round 3 for a total of 222 (73-77-72).

Childers fired an 81 on Sunday for a final score of 222 (68-73-81).

Senior Trey Razzetti (Glen Allen, Va./Benedictine) was one shot back of his teammates at 223 (75-73-75).

Freshman Ryan Fernandez (Selangor, Malaysia) finished at 229 (75-77-77), followed by junior Tom Schaffer (Collegeville, Pa./Pope John Paul II) at 237 (77-80-80).

Randolph-Macon will finish the regular season on April 15-16 at the Glenn Heath Memorial at the Williamsburg Club in Williamsburg, Va.

Final Team Standings - Gold Championship

1 Methodist 296-272-295=863

t2 NC Wesleyan 268-304-299=871

t2 Hampden-Sydney 303-268-300=871

4 Oglethorpe 276-296-301=873

5 Transylvania 301-275-301=877

6 Denison 316-271-294=881

7 Christopher Newport 306-275-308=889

8 Pfeiffer 285-304-301=890

9 Webber International 285-301-307=893

10 Randolph-Macon 291-300-304=895

11 Mary Washington 291-305-305=901

t12 Averett 317-278-309=904

t12 Gustavas-Adolphus 285-308-311-904

14 Bridgewater 310-280-319=909