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Gamecocks Finish 14th at Carpet Capital Collegiate
Freshman Baker Elmore hit a hole-in-one on No. 11 in the final round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate.
 
Freshman Baker Elmore hit a hole-in-one on No. 11 in the final round of the Carpet Capital Collegiate.

Nov. 6, 2005

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ROCKY FACE, Ga. - The No. 12/16 South Carolina men's golf team shot 292 as a team on Sunday and finished 14th in Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club (7,010 yards, Par 72). Freshman Baker Elmore hit a hole-in-one to highlight the final round for South Carolina.

Senior Eirik Johansen led the Gamecocks shot even-par (72) Sunday and wrapped up the tournament with a total score of 221. Johansen, who tied for 34th, has been Carolina's top finisher in every tournament this fall.

Freshman Florian Fritsch was one stroke back of Johansen at 222 after also firing even-par 72 in the final round. Frtisch placed in a tied for 40th.

Freshman Mark Silvers also turned his best round of the tournament on Sunday with a one-over-par 73. Silvers finished with a total score of 224 and in a tie for 54th place. Elmore aced No. 11 and carded a 75 in the final round. With a total score of 222, Elmore tied for 79th. Sophomore Mark Anderson rounded out the Carolina lineup in 86th place. Anderson shot 78 on Sunday and finished the tournament with a total of 238.

Georgia State won the team title with a total score of 856, while SEC teams Florida (857) and Georgia (863) were second and third, respectively.

The Gamecocks have now concluded their fall schedule. The team opens its spring slate on Feb. 5 at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship in Ponte Vedra, Fla.

Carpet Capital Collegiate -- Final Round (Nov. 6, 2005)

South Carolina Individuals T34 Eirik Johansen 74-75-72=221 T40 Florian Fritsch 71-79-72=222 T54 Mark Silvers 76-75-73=224 T79 Baker Elmore 84-75-75=234 86 Mark Anderson 79-81-78=238

Team Standings Pl. School Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Rd. 3 Total 1 Georgia State Univ. 284 289 283 856 2 Florida 282 294 281 857 3 Georgia 289 284 290 863 4 Georgia Tech 305 275 287 867 5 Texas Tech 292 287 293 872 6 Clemson 293 289 292 874 T7 Tennessee, Univ. of 300 293 287 880 T7 Duke University 288 290 302 880 9 East Tennessee St. 295 289 297 881 10 North Carolina State 299 290 296 885 11 Auburn 301 290 297 888 12 TCU 307 290 294 891 13 Georgia Southern 300 303 290 893 14 South Carolina 300 304 292 896 15 Alabama, U. of 303 297 299 899 16 Vanderbilt 310 297 293 900 17 Augusta State 297 296 310 903 18 Oklahoma, U. of 304 297 309 910

 

 

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