No. 23 Volunteers Tee Off At C&F Bank
Brandon Rodgers looks to build off his individual championship.

March 23, 2013

This weekend, the Tennessee men's golf team heads to Williamsburg, Va., to compete in the C&F Bank Intercollegiate, beginning on Sunday, March 24.

The C&F Bank Intercollegiate is a three day, 54-hole tournament, hosted by William and Mary at the Kingsmill Resort. The River Course at Kingsmill Resort was designed by famed golf architect Pete Dye, and is bordered by the James River. The par-71 course was named a Top Ten Virginia course destination by Golfweek Magazine.

Head coach Jim Kelson will go with a starting lineup of Oliver Goss, Jay Vandeventer, Thomas Dunne, Rick Lamb and Brandon Rodgers.

Rodgers is looking to continue his hot streak after capturing the first individual championship of his career at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate. Similarly, Goss is looking to build off the momentum gained from his first career individual championship at the General Hackler Championship on March 12.

The No. 23 Volunteers will join an extremely large field of 32 teams for the 36th edition of the tournament. The rest of the field includes: Appalachian State, Binghamton, Boston College, Bowling Green, Bucknell, Drake, Eastern Kentucky, Eastern Michigan, Florida State, George Mason, Georgetown, High Point, IPFW, James Madison, Longwood, Loyola (Md.), Marquette, Michigan, Mount St. Mary's, Notre Dame, Radford, Richmond, Rutgers, St. Joseph's, St. Peter's, Toledo, Towson, UNC Greensboro, Wright State, Xavier and William and Mary (host).

The first round of play is set to begin Sunday morning, with the first tee times scheduled for 7:30 a.m. ET. The Vols will be teeing off at 8:35 a.m. ET and will be playing with Richmond, UNC Greensboro and Georgetown. The tournament will be scored using the five-count-four format, where only the top-four scores from each five-man team will be counted toward the team total.



The tournament action can be found HERE or by following the Tennessee men's golf team on Twitter @Vol_Golf.


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