Mt. JULIET, Tenn. - 4/9/2011 - The Union (Tenn.) University men’s golf team won the Cumberland (Tenn.) University Invitational. In doing so, Union set a school record for low round for a team versus par. Union shot an opening round 280, eight under par for a 15 stroke lead. Union finished with a second round 303 and won the event by eight strokes over host Cumberland.
Union set a new record for a team round of eight under par. The old record for under par was a 6-under scored by this team earlier in the season in the Martin Methodist Classic. The 280 was the third lowest team score for a round in school history (278 this season, 279 in 2001-02).
Union’s Brett Barry and Ryan Chandler earned spots on the all-tournament team. Chandler led Union with a 144, Barry posted a 145, Matt Kelley shot 146, Micah Gentle shot 148 and Steven Coffelt shot 151.
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