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Brooks Finishes Fifth for Men’s Golf at Tom Kinder Memorial

Yellow Jackets golf bag

HARRISONBURG, Va. – Playing in his first collegiate event, Randolph-Macon freshman Austin Brooks (Charlotte, N.C./Carmel Christian) shot a 3-under 69 on Tuesday to rise 14 places and finish tied for fifth at the Tom Kinder Memorial at the Lakeview Golf Club.

The Yellow Jackets improved by four shots and climbed three places to finish 10th out of 17 teams. R-MC had a score of 309 in Monday's first round and 305 in the second and final round. The Yellow Jackets were one of just four teams to have a lower score in Round 2 than Round 1.

Brooks shot a 2-over 74 on Monday and was tied for 19th. His 69 on Tuesday was one shot away from the low round of the tournament. Brooks shot 1-under 143 for the two rounds.

Freshman Zach Boote (Greensburg, Pa./Greensburg Central Catholic) finished tied for 37th at 153 (72-81) after sitting sixth following Round 1.

Freshman Nick Schnur (Lafayette Hill, Pa./Germantown Academy) shot 158 (81-77), followed by freshman Nathan Wright (Sagaponack, N.Y./East Hampton) at 161 (83-78) and junior Grant Burchette (Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla./Ponte Vedra) at 165 (82-83).

Randolph-Macon will host the annual Ted Keller Memorial on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22 at The Dominion Club in Glen Allen, Va.

Tom Kinder Memorial – Final Team Standings

1 McDaniel 290-294=584

2 Bridgewater 297-292=589

3 Hampden-Sydney B 295-296=591

T4 Stevenson 296-297=593

T4 Lynchburg 300-293=593

6 Maryville 296-299=595

7 Ferrum 293-304=597

8 Roanoke 295-304=599

9 Shenandoah 296-308=604

10 Randolph-Macon 309-305=614

11 Bridgewater B 299-317=616

12 Apprentice 305-314=619

13 Emory & Henry 307-313=620

14 Southern Virginia 309-312=621

15 Virginia Wesleyan 316-327=643

16 Eastern Mennonite 326-325=651

17 William Peace 329-323=652