Olsson and Ward Improve at AFLAC/Cougar Invitational

COLUMBUS, Ga. - The Georgia Southwestern golf team showed improvement in the final day of the AFLAC/Cougar Invitational hosted by Columbus State. GSW tied for 12th out of 18 teams.

Anders Olsson started the tournament strong in the first round by matching par at 71. In the second round, Olsson finished with +3 and 74 strokes. In the last round, Olsson finished with +4 scoring 75. He totaled 6 birdies and matched par 35 times over the tournament. Olsson tied for 26th place.

Nicholas Ward began the tournament on Monday with +1, scoring 72. In the second round, Ward was able to score 78, putting him +8 for the day. Ward finished in the third round +2 over par scoring 73. Ward tied for 40th place with +10 for the tournament. He totaled 6 birdies, matched par 36 times, and 8 bogeys during the tournament.

Jordan Baker started in the first round strong with only +1. The second round started well with an eagle. He finished round two with +7. The final round of play Baker finished with a score of +4, 75. Baker finished with +12 in 52nd place.

Fraser Johnston improved his score each round. The first round Johnston found himself +8. After the second round, Johnston had a score of 78, +7. The third round proved to be Johnston's best round scoring 75, +4. Johnston finished in a tie for 68th with a score of +19, 232.

Christopher Campos showed improvement in the second round going 2 under with +5. Campos finished the final round with +8. Campos tied for the 71st place with +20 for the tournament.

Southwestern tied for 12th place with UNC Pembroke who matched GSW each round. GSW finished 47 strokes behind the leader Columbus State.

GSW returns to the course in Destin, Fl. on October 7-8th at the Indian Bayou Classic hosted by North Alabama.

2013 AFLAC/COUGAR INVITATIONAL - TEAM SCORES

  Rd 1 Rd 2 Rd 3 Total  
(11) Columbus State 281 282  287 850 -2
(13) West Florida 283 292  283 858 +6
(15) Georgia College 294 285  284 863 +11
Lee University 288 288  288 864
+12
Lander 294 285  292 871
+19
(5) Florida Southern 299 282  293 874
+22
(RV) Carson-Newman 290 295  296 881
+29
(RV) Coker College 290 298  294 882
+30
(RV) Clayton State 295 297  294 886
+34
(7) North Alabama 304 293  290 887 +35
Delta State 293 294  302 889
+37
(RV) GSW 293 306  298 897
+45
(RV) UNC Pembroke 293 306  298 897
+45
(RV) Florida Tech 293 302  304 899 +47
(RV) Saint Leo 303 296  303 902
+50
(RV) Valdosta State 310 297  305 912
+60
Montevallo 318 291  300 909
+57
Post University 325 326  334 985
+133
           
( ) - NCAA Division II ranking in latest Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches Poll with RV = received votes

GSW SCORES

Place   Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Rd.3 Total  
T26 Anders Olsson 71 74 75 220
+7
T40 Nicholas Ward 72 78 73 223 +10
52
Jordan Baker 72 78 75 225 +12
T68 Fraser Johnston 79 78 75 232
+19
T71 Christopher Campos 78 76 79 233 +20

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