Vols Finish Second at Carpet Capital Collegiate

Oct. 7, 2001

ROCKY FACE, Ga.-- With two Vols finishing in the top five, the Tennessee men's golf team finished second at the prestigious Carpet Capital Collegiate, being played at The Farm Golf Club (par 72, yards 6,906). Ian Parnaby and David Skinns helped guide the Vols to their highest finish of the young season, as both players tied for fifth. As a team, the Vols carded a 283-289-296--868.

Parnaby and Skinns led the Vols with fifth place finishes. Parnaby fired a 68-71-75--214 and Skinns had a 71-68-75--214. Andrew Pratt completed the tournament with a tie for 14th with scores of 71-75-73--219. Other Vols that finished were Andrew Black (222) with a 21st place finish and Jason Powell (233) with a tie for 54th.

Tournament host Georgia Tech defended its tournament championship, as the Yellow Jackets won the tournament for the second consecutive year. Tech finished with scores of 280-282-296--868 (six-under par). Tennessee finished 10 strokes back at 868, while Wake Forest (872), Clemson (882) and Florida (890) rounded out the top five finishers.

D.J. Trahan of Clemson came from behind to win the individual portion of the tournament. Trahan fired a 69-69-72--210. Camilo Villegas of Florida finished second with a 212 and Ryan Hybl of Georgia and Troy Matteson of Georgia Tech finished tied for third with scores of 213. Four participants finished tied for fifth.

Next up for the Vols will be when they host the 2001 Coca-Cola Tournament of Champions from Oct. 22-23 at Holston Hills Country Club.



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