VUU Golf Competes in VSU Trojan Classic

Jim Junot
VUU Sports Information


The Virginia State University Trojan Fall Classic was contested at the Dogwood Trace Golf Club Monday and Tuesday, October 27th & 28th in Petersburg, Virginia. Dogwood Trace Golf Course is a Par 72, 6, 605 yards layout proved to be a great test over the two day tournament.

There were a total of 11 teams competing. Three Division I Schools, Hampton University, University of Maryland-Eastern Shore and North Carolina Central University; six D-II & D-III Schools, The D-II schools consisted of Chowan University, Livingstone College, Virginia State University and Virginia Union University; the D-III schools were Randolph Macon A & B Teams. There were two women's teams: Chowan University and Hampton University.

Randolph Macon A Team led the Fall Classic after a day-one with a team score of 305 and was the eventual winner of the VSU Trojan Fall Classic with a two-day team score of 603 (307 & 296). The D-I Division was led by the University of Maryland-Eastern Shore with a two-day team score of 615 (309 & 306). The D-!! Division winner was Livingstone College with a team score of 630 (320 & 310). The D-III winner and overall tournament winner was Randolph Macon's A Team with a team score of 603 (307 & 396). The winner of the Women's Division was Hampton University with a team score of 660 (341 & 319).

VUU finished in Third Place in the D-II Division with a team score of 669 (338 & 331). VUU's Fall Tournament Schedule continues to be plagued by inclement weather. VUU Team scoring was led by Paul Meints and Landon Isaacs with a two-day scores of 164 (80 & 84), Landon Isaacs (82 & 82), Sergio Escalante 165 (84 & 81), Brandon Bailey 176 (92 & 84), followed by Ricardo Andrews with a two day score of 221 (120 & 109). Five players compete with the four lowest scores counting toward the team total.

Virginia Union's final 2015 Fall Tournament will be Sunday, November 1st at the Elizabeth City State University Fall Tee-Off at The Sleepy hole Golf Course in Suffolk, Va. . The forecast is for sunny weather.

VSU Trojan Fall Classic Golf Tournament
Final Tournament Results - Men's Division

Team Finishes D-I Team Score
1st Place - University of Maryland Eastern Shore 615
2nd Place - North Carolina Central University 637
3rd Place - Hampton University 667

Team Finishes D-II Team Score
1st Place - Livingstone College 630
2nd Place - Chowan University 634
3rd Place - Virginia Union University 669
4th Place - Virginia State University 761

Team Finishes D-III Team Score
1st Place - Randolph Macon - A Team 603
2nd Place - Randolph Macon - B Team 650

Final Tournament Results - Women's Division
Team Finishes Women's Division Team Score
1st Place - Hampton University 660
2nd Place - Chowan University 770