Click for NEWS Click for SPORTS Click for ACCENT Click for COLUMNS Click for OPINION Click for OBITUARIES Click for CALENDAR Click for CLASSIFIEDS Click for ARCHIVES Click for LAKE  
 Friday, May 29, 2015
Serving The Land Between the Lakes - Philpott and Smith Mountain News Search   


The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
Fax: 540-483-8013

Ferrum golf team earns USA South berth
Click to Enlarge
Ferrum College head golf coach Adam Crawford

Friday, April 5, 2013

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Ferrum College's golf team has earned a berth in the three-day, 54-hole stroke play USA South Athletic Conference golf tournament, set for Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14 at Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount, N.C.

Nine USA South schools field intercollegiate golf teams, but only eight qualify for the postseason tournament.

The current NCAA Division III Golfstat Rankings, which were posted Wednesday, are used to determine the field, said USA South Assistant Commissioner Mike Christie.

League teams play in invitational tournaments during their fall and spring season and not against one another in head-to-head dual matches.

Multi-time NCAA Division III national champion Methodist (N.C.) University is ranked second by Golfstat and four other USA South teams are in the top 35: LaGrange (Ga.) College (21), Greensboro (N.C.) College (26), Christopher Newport University (27) and Averett University (34).

Greensboro and Averett are past national champions in golf.

Ferrum, coached by Adam Crawford, is 103 followed by Maryville (Tenn.) College (105) and North Carolina Wesleyan College (129).

Piedmont (Ga.) College, ranked No. 144, failed to qualify for the tournament.

Ferrum concludes regular-season play Saturday and Sunday in the Roanoke College Spring Invitational at Roanoke Country Club

Robert Deatherage - Asst. Commonwealth Atty - Click for Website
Weichert - Click for Website
Penny Hodges - Click for Website
Harvester Center - Town of Rocky Mount - Click for Website
Adam Lynch - Click for Website
Alpine Photography Studios - Click for Website
PHOEBE NEEDLES - Click for Website
Angie McGhee-Quality Realty - Click for Website
Billy and Julie Kingery - Click for Website