For immediate release – 9/29/2012 - #084
LC Golfers Play Round One at VSGA Intercollegiate
DANVILLE, VA – The Lynchburg College golf team competed Saturday afternoon at the 64th Virginia State Golf Association (VSGA) Intercollegiate Championship at the Danville Golf Club.
Freshman Colby Francis again paced his new team with a 74 on the par 70 course, tying for sixth individually. Chad Wisecarver fired a 77, Matthew Lipscomb carded an 81, Santiago Anguera had an 83 while Scott Stevens finished with an 88.
John Dozier III fired a two-under par 68 for Virginia Wesleyan College to lead after one round.
LC was tied for seventh overall after the first round. The Hornets will conclude the 11-team event on Sunday.
(The photo below is the team preparing to attend a dinner hosted by the VSGA Saturday evening. The Hornet golfers met Bobby Mitchell, who turned pro at age 15 after being a caddy at the Danville Golf Club. Mitchell beat Jack Nichlaus at the 1972 Tournament of Champions and was runner-up to Nichlaus at The Masters that same year.)