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Brooks Finishes Eighth for R-MC Men’s Golf at VSGA Intercollegiate

Austin Brooks lining up putt

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Randolph-Macon freshman Austin Brooks (Charlotte, N.C./Carmel Christian) finished in a tie for eighth out of 93 individuals at 1-over 145 after Tuesday's second and final round of the Virginia State Golf Association (VSGA) Intercollegiate Tournament at the Blacksburg Country Club.

The Yellow Jackets placed 14th out of 17 in the team standings.

Brooks shot 3-over 75 in Round 2 after his 70 on Monday. He had two birdies and 11 pars on Tuesday. Brooks was 2-over on the front nine and 1-over on the back nine.

Freshman Nathan Wright (Sagaponack, N.Y./East Hampton) also shot 3-over 75 on Monday, an improvement of three strokes over his 78 in Round 1 for a total of 153. He had a pair of birdies and 11 pars.

Freshman Zach Boote (Greensburg, Pa./Greensburg Central Catholic) shot 82 for the second straight day for a total of 164. He had two birdies and six pars.

Freshman Nick Schnur (Lafayette Hill, Pa./Germantown Academy) improved by 14 shots, carding a 4-over 76 after shooting 90 on Monday for a total of 166. He had three birdies on the back nine and had nine pars in his second round.

Junior Grant Burchette (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Ponte Vedra) shot 84 on Tuesday for a total of 171. He had 10 pars in Round 2.

To conclude the fall portion of its schedule, Randolph-Macon will participate in the O'Briant-Jensen Memorial in Greensboro, N.C. on Oct. 28 and 29.

Final Team Standings

t1 Christopher Newport 293-287=580

t1 Lynchburg 282-298-580

3 Averett 290-294=584

4 Mary Washington 295-290=585

t5 Washington and Lee B 300-296=596

t5 Virginia Union 296-300=596

t7 Bridgewater 305-305=610

t7 Shenandoah 298-312=610

9 Emory & Henry 306-309=615

10 Southern Virginia 311-305=616

11 Ferrum 312-307=619

12 Roanoke 308-312=620

13 Hampden-Sydney B 321-300=621

14 Randolph-Macon 317-308=625

15 Apprentice 328-316=644

16 Virginia Wesleyan 334-322=656

17 Marymount 351-342=693