Sept. 29, 2002
ROCKY FACE, Ga.--The Tennessee men's golf team finished tied for 17th place
at the 2002 Carpet Capital Collegiate. The Vols finished the tournament with
a scorecard of 295-296-303--894.
Senior Ian Parnaby led the Vols, finishing tied for 46th. Parnaby recorded a 71-74-76--221. Freshman Chris Robinson finished with scorecard of 72-76-76--224 tying him for 59th place. Sophomore David Skinns (61st) finished a stroke behind Robinson with a 76-73-76--225, with freshman Lawrence Dodd (228) and sophomore John-Scott Rattan(231) finishing tied for 72nd and 76th respectively.
Bill Haas of Wake Forest and Troy Matteson of Georgia Tech finished tied for
first. Both ended the tournament with scores of 205 (11-under par). Oliver Wilson
of Augusta State finished tied for third with a 207 and Jason Hartwick of Texas
finished fourth with a 209 to round out the top individuals for the tournament.
The second-ranked Clemson Tigers came from behind to claim the team championship. Clemson ended the tournament with a 287-282-281--850 (14-under par) to edge 16th-ranked Augusta State (294-281-277--852). No. 20 UNLV held the third spot with a 856, while third-ranked Florida slipped from first to fourth with an 857.
The 13th-ranked Vols will be off until Oct. 14-15 when they compete in the Gary Koch/Cleveland Golf Intercollegiate in Tampa, Fla. The tournament will be played at Old Memorial Golf Course. UT last competed in this tournament in 2000, finishing ninth with a score of 911. Andrew Pratt, then a sophomore, had his highest collegiate finish, tying for second with a 71-70-71--212.