FRANKLIN, Tenn. --- Spurred by Robert Dinwiddie's second place finish, the Tennessee State golf team netted seventh place in the Belmont Invitational that concluded Tuesday afternoon at the Legends Club.
Dinwiddie finished one stroke behind tournament medalist Matt Anderson of Florida Atlantic. Dinwiddie had rounds of 73, 66, and 69 to finish with a six-under par 207 on the par-71, 6,846-yard Legends Course.
As a team, the Tigers finished with an 881, just one stroke behind sixth-place host Belmont. Austin Peay won with a, 852, four strokes ahead of Jacksonville State's 856.
Stu Michael's shot a 220 to finish in a tie for 27th place. Other Tiger scores were Mark Searle 225, Darragh Lenihan 229, and Fraser Inglis 252.
The Tigers will not play again until the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in late April.
TEAM SCORES: Austin Peay 852, Jacksonville State 856, Mercer 858, Florida Atlantic 862, Campbell 864, Belmont 880, TENNESSEE STATE 881, Southeast Missouri 882, Cleveland State 891, Tennessee Tech and Gardner-Webb 893, Morehead State 894, Lipscomb 898, Chattanooga 899, Samford 901, DePaul 903, Tennessee-Martin and Western Carolina 904, Detroit 905, Eastern Illinois 910, Saint Louis 913.