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USC Upstate makes Big South Match Play

Weather prevented the Big South from completing the match play finals of the conference championship on Friday.

Top seeded Campbell holds a 3-1-1 lead over Winthrop with their match at the half way point when weather forced the suspension of play.

USC Upstate trails Gardner Webb 3-2 with the five matches also at the halfway point.

The semi final matches will resume play around 8 am on Saturday with the championship to be played immediately after the completion of the suspended matches.

Upstate makes Semi-Finals in first Big South Championship

USC Upstate tuned up for the Big South Championship with a win at the Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate in Nashville.

The Spartans topped a field of 16 teams to record their second win of the year. The team won the Camden Intercollegiate in the fall.

Jordan Warnock finished second in the individual portion of the event while Matt Carter and Hunter Fry finished in a tie for 7th place.

Coming off the win the Spartans finished second in the stroke play portion of the Big South Golf Championship at The Patriot Golf Club near Ninety Six.

Nationally ranked Campbell easily won the 54 hole stroke play tournament to earn the top spot in the four-team match play final

Upstate shot a final round 287 to slip by Gardner-Webb and finish second in the tournament and earn the second seed in the match play final.

Upstate’s Reid Bedell and Jordan Warnock finished sixth and seventh in the individual competition to help lift the Spartans into match play.

Matt Carter and Hunter Fry both finished within the top 15.

Campbell’s Jesper Svensson won the individual championship as the Camels top four players finished in the top four places.

 

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