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Union men's golf wins Blue Mountain Invitational


Micah Gentle

HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. - 10/15/2010 - Union (Tenn.) University played steady golf in blustery conditions at Kirkwood National Golf Club on Thursday to capture the 2010 Blue Mountain (Miss.) College Fall Invitational.

With winds gusting to more than 30 miles per hour over the 6,751-yard, par 72 Kirkwood course, Union’s Micah Gentle captured medalist honors with a 41-37—78. Blue Mountain’s Michael Collie and Union’s Brett Barry were one shot back, and the three were the only players in the field of 41 golfers to break 80.

Union’s “red” squad of Gentle, Barry, Ryan Chandler (83) and Steven Coffelt (82) won the team honors with a 332. Blue Mountain finished second at 336, followed by Martin Methodist (Tenn.) at 345, Union’s “white” team at 349; Bethel (Tenn.) at 351, and Union’s “black” team at 361.

2010 BMC FALL INVITATIONAL
Kirkwood National Golf Club; Holly Springs, Miss.; 6,751 yards; par 36-36–72.

TOP 10 INDIVIDUALS – 1. Micah Gentle, Union 41-37—78; T2. Michael Collie, Blue Mountain 39-40—79; T2. Brett Barry, Union 43-36—79; 4. Wes Dyer, Union 44-36—80; T5. Joseph Rackley, Martin Methodist 39-42—81; T5. Josh Thomas, Bethel 43-38—81; T7. Steven Coffelt, Union 41-41—82; T7. Chase Bledsoe, Martin Methodist 39-43—82; 9. Ryan Chandler, Union 40-43—83; T10. Adam Hall, Blue Mountain 41-43—84; T10. Chris Venter, Bethel 43-41—84; T10. Josh Bratcher, Union 44-40—84.

TEAM RESULTS

Union Red (322) – Ryan Chandler 40-43—83; Brett Barry 43-36—79; Micha Gentle 41-37—78; Steven Coffelt 41-41—82; Josh Bratcher 44-40—84.

BLUE MOUNTAIN (336) – Adam Hall 41-43—84; Brandon Robbins 46-40—86; Grant Burns 50-37—87; Michael Collie 39-40—79; Rob Goodson 49-42—91.

MARTIN METHODIST (345) – Austin Smith 42-46—88; DJ Adcock 42-45—87; John Bowen 46-45—91; Blake Moore 46-43—89; Joseph Rackley 39-42—81.

UNION WHITE (349) – Matt Kelly 45-49—93; Ben Waits 45-41—86; Jesper Swendenborg 42-43—85; Tyler Lay 40-45—85; Jake Carroll 49-47—96.

BETHEL (351) – Josh Thomas 43-38—81; Chris Yeater 43-41—84; Ronnie Gilbert 47-43—90; Justin Rea 46-50—96.

UNION BLACK (361) – Chris Hawks 47-47—94; Ryan Mantooth 53-45—98; Wes Dyer 44-36—80; Matthew McSwain 43-46—89.

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