JACKSON, Tenn. - 3/6/2010 - The No. 25 Union (Tenn.) University men’s golf team defeated Cumberland (Tenn.) University 13 ½ to 7 ½ in a match play event on Saturday at the Jackson National Golf Club. This is the second tournament title for Union this spring. The Union Bulldogs have yet to lose to an NAIA opponent this spring.
This match play event is similar to the format for the Ryder Cup. The format included foursomes which Union won 3-2, four-ball which Union won 3 ½-1 ½ and singles which Union 7-4.
Union was led by former JCS standout Brett Barry with a 3-0 mark. Wes Dyer, another freshman was 2-0 along with Tyler Lay and David Hopper. Matt Kelley was 2-1, Mills Hamaguchi was 1-0-1, Micah Gentle was 2-0-1, Ben Waits was 2-1, Jesper Swedenborg was 1-2, Jake Carroll was 1-2, Ryan Mantooth was 1-1 and Clay Mallard was 1-2.
Up next for Union will be a trip to Arizona for the Tuscon Invitational Games on March 10-12.
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