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Top ranked Anderson leads in Florida

The Anderson Trojans ended the fall portion of the college season as the hottest DII mens team in the country.

The Trojans won four straight tournaments and jumped to the top of the NCAA Division II ranking.

While the Trojans have not played since back in October, the team, due to their outstanding fall play and the calendar, have enjoyed being the number 1 team in the country for over three months.

The Trojans didn’t develop any rust while they enjoyed the holidays and the number 1 ranking.

Anderson, playing in their first spring tournament, holds a 9-shot lead after the first two rounds of the Lincoln Memorial Spring kick-off in St. Augustine, Florida.

The Trojans were 9-under par for the first two rounds to hold the lead over Palm Beach Atlantic.

Calahan Keever’s day accounted for most of the Trojans lead.

Calahan Keever is at 8-under par after two rounds and has the individual lead. (Anderson photo)

The Greenville Eastside grad leads the individual competition with a 36 hole total of 8-under par.

Two other Trojans are in the top-10.

Reece Coleman is tied for fifth at 2-under par and Alejandro DeCastro is tied for 8th at 1-under par.

Area teams playing in the tournament at the St. John’s Golf Club include Newberry in sixth, with Limestone and Newberry tied for ninth.

Scores from the men’s Spring Kick Off https://birdiefire.com/tournament/151709/

Lander and Limestone near the top

Lizzie Madden from Converse made a hole in one in the first round of the Kick Off Classic in Florida. (Converse photo)

Lander jumped out to a 7-shot lead after the first round of the women’s tournament at the Spring Kick off, but Lynn University shot past the Bearcats in the second round to hold a 2-shot lead going into the final round.

Lander fell back into second trailing the leader by 3-shots.

Limestone is in third place 6 shots off the lead.

The Bearcats Kajsa Lindqvist has the individual lead by a shot over Maria Hoyas of Lynn with Maria Morales from Limestone in third at 1-over par.

Lizzie Madden from Converse scored a hole-in-one in the first round when she aced the third hole.

The Valkyries team is 11th..

Women’s Spring Kick off scores https://birdiefire.com/tournament/152599/#

Gamecocks fifth in Puerto Rico

East Tennessee State leads Oklahoma and Ohio State going info the final round of the Puerto Rico Classic.

South Carolina is tied for fifth with Wisconsin.

The Gamecocks Rafe Reynolds leads the Gamecocks and is tie for ninth at 5-under par.

Second round scores from Puerto Rico https://results.golfstat.com/public/leaderboards/gsnav.cfm?pg=team&tid=27000

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