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Reeves Finishes Fourth, Earns All-League Honors At SoCon Men’s Golf Championship

Austin Reeves 2010
Austin Reeves 2010

Daniel Island, S.C. – Furman's Austin Reeves (+3) claimed a share of fourth place with a final round 77 and the Paladin men's golf team tied for sixth place in the Southern Conference Men's Golf Championship at the par-72 Ralston Creek Course on Tuesday.

Reeves, a senior, was six-over par through 10 holes before notching two birdies on the back nine to finish the 54-hole tournament at three-over.  The Greenville, S.C., native earned All-SoCon honors for the second time in his career while finishing 12 strokes behind individual medalist Stephen Jaeger (-9) of Chattanooga.

The Mocs (-3) fired the low round of the tournament, a seven-under 281, to cruise to a 19=stroke victory over second place Georgia Southern (+16) while College of Charleston (+18), Wofford (+23) and Samford (+25) rounded out the top five.  Furman, which shot a final round 301, tied for sixth with Appalachian State at 33-over par.

Full results and scores from the 2012 SoCon Men's Golf Championship are available at and


Furman Results

T6 Furman 295 301 301 897

T4 Austin Reeves 72 70 77 219

T19 Matt Brown 73 78 72 223

T27 J.B. Murphy 75 76 75 226

T40 Greg Carrier 75 79 77 231

T49 Michael Borton 75 77 83 235


All-Conference Team

Casey Komline, Appalachian State

Richard Fountain, Davidson

John Skeadas, Davidson

Austin Reeves, Furman

Lewis Gruber, Georgia Southern

Scott Wolfes, Georgia Southern

Drew Aimone, Samford

Casey O'Toole, Samford

Steven Fox, Chattanooga

Stephan Jaeger, Chattanooga


All-Freshman Team

Shane Rogan, College of Charleston

Zach Hartman, Georgia Southern

Scott Wolfes, Georgia Southern

Alex Ehlert, UNCG

JT Poston, Western Carolina


Player of the Year

Stephan Jaeger, Chattanooga


Freshman of the Year

Scott Wolfes, Georgia Southern


Coach of the Year

Mark Guhne, Chattanooga



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