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Golfers Sit Fifth After Round One Of Lynchburg Invitational

Golfers Sit Fifth After Round One Of Lynchburg Invitational

EVENT: Lynchburg College Invitational

STANDING: 5th after round one


COURSE: London Downs GC

PAR/YARDS: 72/6938


IN BRIEF:  Playing in its second straight rain-soaked round, the Builders are currently fifth out of nine teams in the Lynchburg College Invitational after a 334 round on Sunday.


  • The Builders returned to the Lynchburg College Invitational on Sunday and currently sit in fifth place with a team total of 334.  SUNY Delhi A team leads the event with a 312 followed by their B team at 313.
  • Senior Ben Hunter is tied for sixth individually after a five-over-par 77 on Sunday.  He is four shots off the medalist lead shared by James Partridge and Chris Braim of SUNY Delhi at 73.
  • Eric Johnston is next in line for the Builders as he's in a tie for 17th place after he carded an 83 on Sunday. 
  • Freshmen Austin Robbins and Russell Fields rounded out the scoring members on Sunday as they're in a tie for 28th place after opening with an 87.


The final round started at 9 am Monday morning on the 6,938-yard, par-72 London Downs Golf Course in Forest, Va.


Lynchburg College Invitational
Forest, VA
Par-72, 6,938 yards
TEAM SCORES: SUNY Delhi A 312; SUNY Delhi B 313; Bluefield State 321; Averett B 329; Apprentice School 334; Lynchburg 338; Bluefield College 349; Eastern Mennonite 349; Marymount 366.
MEDALISTS: Partridge (SUNYD); Braim (SUNY D-B) 73
APPRENTICE SCORES: Ben Hunter 77, Eric Johnston 83; Russell Fields 87; Austin Robbins 87; Cody Griffith 98; Forrest Barefoot 100.