NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The men's golf team came up short in winning its third consecutive National Black College Alumni Hall of Fame Foundation, Inc., tournament. The Tigers shot a two-day 10-under 566 on the Par-72, 6,539 yard course at Browns Mill Golf Course in Atlanta, Ga. Alabama State finished ten strokes ahead of TSU to claim the team title with a 20-under 556.
The Tigers were tied for second with ASU after day one with a 10-under 278, trailing Savannah State by four strokes. Day two saw SSU fall from contention after a 297, while ASU equaled their score from the first round. TSU teamed up to card an even par 288 finishing five strokes ahead of third place SSU.
ASU's Jose Rodriguez claimed the individual title edging out James Stepp who posted a 7-under 137 (68-69). Andrew Warner finished just one shot behind Stepp as he recorded a career best 6-under 138 (68-70). Cameron Scitern notched a 1-over 145 (71-74), Dallas Hill registered a 3-over 147 (71-76) and Tyler Hendrickson fired a 6-over 150 (75-75).
TSU will travel to Paris, Tenn. to compete in the Skyhawk Classic on Oct. 7.