GSW takes 4th at Alabama State event

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - The Georgia Southwestern golf team finished in fourth place out of eight teams earlier this week at the Alabama State University Fall Golf Classic at Lagoon Park Golf Course.

Craig Gibson led the Hurricanes and finished runner-up in the 54-player field with a 4-over-par 148. Nate Gahman finished in the top 10 with a two-round total of 151.

J.P. Griffin fired a pair of 77s to end the tournament tied for 19th and Chris Hall finished a stroke behind Griffin to take 21st place. Travis Oestermann tied Griffin for the team's second-lowest round (77) on Day 2 and carded a two-round total of 160.

Southwestern finished 13 strokes behind host Alabama State and 11 shots behind runner-up Faulkner University.

The Hurricanes host the one-round Robert Trent Jones Grand National Challenge in Opelika, Ala. on Saturday.

2011 ALABAMA STATE FALL GOLF CLASSIC - TEAM SCORES

  Rd 1 Rd 2 Total  
*Alabama State 296 296 592 +16
Faulkner University 292 302 594 +18
Spring Hill College 301 302 603 +27
GSW 300 305  605  +29
University of Mobile 305 317  622  +46
Morehouse College 324 311  635  +59
*Arkansas-Pine Bluff 331 327  658  +82
*Prairie View A&M 327 334 661 +85
 
Par 72 Lagoon Park Golf Course in Montgomery, Ala.
*NCAA Division I program

GSW SCORES

Place   Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Total  
2 Craig Gibson 75 73  148  +4
T10 Nate Gahman 73 78  151  +7
T19 J.P. Griffin 77 77  154  +10
T21 Chris Hall 75 80 155  +11
T35 Travis Oestmann 83 77 160  +16