MT. JULIET, Tenn. – The Lyon College men's golf team placed third out of six teams at the Cumberland University Spring Phoenix Invitational. The men's team tied their first round score of 294, to bring their tournament total to 588. Joshua Lunceford (JR/Mountain Home, Ark.) led the Scots with a third place finish and 3-under-par, 139. Katherine Bartley (SR/Vilonia, Ark.) led the women's side with a 12th place finish and total score of 162.
Hailey Elmore (FR/Jacksonville, Ark.) (pictured below right) improved her first round score by 12 shots to post a second round total of 89. She finished the tournament in 26th place with a total score of 190.
On the men's side, host team Cumberland University (Tenn.) won the tournament with a 7-under-par 561, while Union University (Tenn.) jumped into second place with a 5-over-par, 573. Chincinnati Christian (Ohio) placed fourth with a total score of 610. Crowley's Ridge College (Ark.) placed fifth with a score of 646 and Freed-Hardeman came in sixth with a score of 663.
August Reynolds (FR/Harrison, Ark.) (pictured far left) placed 16th in the tournament with a score of 148, while Nathan Wilson (SR/Garfield, Ark.) jumped to 18th place with a tournament total of 150. Royce Lobianco (SO/Maumelle, Ark.) came in a tie for 19th after posting a score of 151, while Jarrod Smiatek (SR/North Little Rock, Ark.) placed 33rd with a score of 168.
Cumberland University Spring Phoenix Invitational (Windtree Golf Course – Mount Juliet, TN)
Women's Division Tournament Scores
1 Brenau University 312-298-610
2 Cumberland 309-309-618
3 Trevecca Nazarene 310-312-622
4 Union University 343-328-671
5 Maryville College (Tenn.) 366-347-713
12th Katherine Bartley 82-80-162
26th Hailey Elmore 101-89-190
Men's Division Tournament Scores
1 Cumberland 281-280-561
2 Union University 295-278-573
3 Lyon College 294-294-588
4 Cincinnati Christian 307-303-610
5 Crowley's Ridge 328-318-646
6 Freed Hardeman 346-317-663
3rd Joshua Lunceford 67-72-139
T16th August Reynolds 74-74-148
18th Nathan Wilson 77-73-150
T19th Royce LoBianco 76-75-151
33rd Jarrod Smiatek 87-81-168