Golf (M)

Cline and Opsitnick Lead Men's Golf to 5th Place Finish at TC Fall Classic


GREENEVILLE, TN -- Catawba claimed a fifth-place finish among a dozen teams at the Tusculum Fall Classic men’s golf tournament which finished up on Tuesday at the 6,763-yard, par-71 Link Hills Country Club.  Brad Cline (Thomasville, NC/E. Davidson HS/UNCG) and Mike Opsitnick (Avon, OH/Avon HS) led the Catawba Indians, tying for fifth with a 142 total.

Lincoln Memorial took home the team title by one shot over the host Pioneers.  LMU bettered Tusculum by five shots on Tuesday to post a 569 score.  The Indians had a 578 total and tied for the second lowest score in the final round with a 286.  Jamie Chapman, of LMU, had rounds of 68 and 66 to claim medalist honors with an eight-under-par total, winning by four shots.

Cline had rounds of 70 and 72, while Opsitnick went 73 and 69.  The 69 equaled his career low.  Freshman Matt Hardman (Gettysburg, PA/Gettysburg Area HS) was 23rd.  He opened with a 76, then shot one-under-par in the final round to post a 146 score.

Fin.     Scores
 1. Lincoln Memorial 287-282=569
 2. Tusculum 283-287=570
 3. Tennessee Wesleyan  286-288=574
 4.  Coker  291-286=577
 5.  CATAWBA 292-286=578
 6.  Lenoir-Rhyne 292-287=579
 7.  North Greenville 300-287=587
8t.  Spartanburg Methodist 291-299=590
8t.  Brevard 295-295=590
10.  Mars Hill 298-294=592
11. Limestone  302-291=593
12. Walters State JC 296-300=596

Catawba finishers
 5. Brad Cline, 70-72=142
 5. Mike Opsitnick, 73-69=142
23. Matt Hardman, 76-70=146
41. Jeremy Kilgore, 73-77=150
59. Brian Donaldson, 79-75=154

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