April 24, 2013

Region X Champion

New Bern, NC - Hurricane golfer Zach Robins (Southern Shores, NC) won the Region X, Division III, men's Golf Championship with 74 and 75 scores for the two rounds of the tournament held on Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, at Emerald Golf Course in New Bern, NC.  As the Region X medalist, Robins qualifies to represent Region X in the NJCAA Division III Men's National Golf Championship to be held at Chautauqua Golf Club in Chautauqua, NY, June 3-7. 

The young, inexperienced Hurricanes golf team managed a second place finish in the regional championship, losing to Sandhills Community College 614 to 689.  Sumner Tate (Raleigh, NC) earned a tie for sixth place with a two-day score of 159, sophomore Ty Niday (Lexington, NC) finished in ninth place (160), Tanner Bradley (Louisburg, NC) finished in fifteenth place, and Michael Landis (Winston-Salem, NC) finished in sixteenth place.