Manakin-Sabot, VA - Colin Chapman carded a
final round 71 to move into a Top 20 finish as UNC Greensboro moved
up to eighth place on the final day of the VCU Shootout on
Chapman finished the 54-hole event with a 219, tying for 15th place in the individual standings. He finished alongside teammate Robert Hoadley. Hoadley, a freshman from Southern Pines, N.C., was in contention when the day started, but struggled on Monday with an 80 to record a Top 20 finish.
UNCG shot a 296 for a 54-hole total of 888 to place eighth. UNC Wilmington coasted to the team championship. Having a nine-shot lead when the day began, the Seahawks shot 301 on Tuesday to win the tournament. Virginia was second, cutting into the UNCW lead, but finishing five shots back. Wake Forest was third.
Charlotte's Corey Navy claimed the individual title with a 210, shooting a final round 70. He was two shots better than Wake Forest's Brendan Gielow, who shot a 75 on Tuesday after entering the day with the lead.
UNCG returns to action next Monday at the Louisiana Tech / Squire Creek Classic in Choudrant, La.
TEAM SCORING: UNC Wilmington 872, Virginia 877, Wake Forest 879, Iowa 881, Virginia Tech 881, Penn State 881, VCU 883, UNCG 888, Charlotte 890, East Carolina 891, Richmond 891, Wichita State 893, Maryland 906, Mercer 909.
Top 10: 1. Corey Nagy (Charlotte) 69-71-70=210; 2. Brendan Gielow (Wake Forest) 70-67-75=212; 3. Derek Wallace (UNCW) 68-73-75=216; T-4. TJ Howe (Penn State) 73-68-76=217; T-4. Sam Beach (Richmond) 71-71-75=217; T-4. Brad Hopfinger (Iowa) 72-72-73=217; T-4. Blake Redmond (Virginia Tech) 72-69-76=217; T-4. Harold Varner (East Carolina) 74-72-71=217; T-4. Taylor Zimmerman (UNCW) 69-73-75=217; T-10. Ben Kohles (Virginia) 69-73-76=218; T-10. Evan Boyer (VCU) 70-72-76=218 (indiv.); T-10. Amory Davis (Virginia) 70-73-75=218; T-10. Vincent Nadeau (VCU) 74-68-76=216; T-10. Kevin Foley (Penn State) 74-72-72=218.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-15. Colin Chapman 75-73-71=219; T-15. Robert Hoadley 70-69-80=219;T-47. Will Bowman 76-77-74=227; T-47. Will Almand 79-74-74=227; T-75. Ryan Heisey 78-80-77=235.
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