Men's Golf Finishes Ninth at the A-Sun Championship

Men's Golf Finishes Ninth at the A-Sun Championship

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Braselton, Ga. – The Belmont men's golf team finished in ninth place at the Atlantic Sun Championship held this week at The Legends at Chateau Elan in Braselton, Georgia.

Belmont carded a team score of 295 in Wednesday's final round to finish the tournament in ninth place with a score of 901. The tournament champion was ETSU, which finished the event with a 54-hole score of 859.

The Bruins finished the championship with two golfers among the top-30. Senior Scott O'Brien shot a one-over par 73 on Wednesday and finished in a tie for 19th place with a 54-hole score of 222. Fellow senior Stuart Ashwood tied for 26th place after carding a two-under par 70 on Wednesday to finish with a score of 224. Senior Gaylon Cude finished in 38th place with a score of 229. Junior Dan Smith posted a three-over par 75 on Wednesday to place in a tie for 39th at 230, while freshman Elliott Wickenden tied for 45th place with a score of 233. The individual medalist was Seamus Power of ETSU, who finished at 210.

For more information on this year's championship, go to the Atlantic Sun Conference website at

This event concludes the 2009-10 season for the Belmont men's golf team. They finished the campaign by posting six top-10 finishes, including a season-best fifth place showing at the Murray State Fall Invitational.