Winston Brown and Walt Moffitt top Mid-Am qualifiers

Winston Brown and Walt Moffitt top Mid-Am qualifiers

September 12th, 2012 by Staff Reports in Sportlocal

Walt Moffitt

Walt Moffitt

Photo by Brandon Smith

Winston Brown and Walt Moffitt tied for medalist honors with rounds of 4-under-par 68 in the Tennessee Mid-Amateur qualifier at the Bear Trace at Harrison Bay on Monday. Darrell Atchley, Jeff Greeson, Grant Caldwell, Scott Smith, Tom Schreiner, Matt Crowder and Blake Sloan also qualified. The State Mid-Am will be held Sept. 25-27 at Jackson Country Club.

• Former Baylor school golfer Brooke Pancake breezed through the first stage of LPGA Qualifying school last Friday at Daytona Beach, Fla. Pancake tied for third at 1-under 278 at LPGA International in a tournament where the top 60 and ties advance to the next stage. Pancake will play Oct. 9-12 in Stage II at Plantation Golf and Country Club in Venice, Fla.

• Former GPS standout Mary Alice Murphy of Mercer University tied for second individually in Wofford College's Terrier Intercollegiate golf tournament Monday and Tuesday at the Country Club of Spartanburg. The Lookout Mountain resident shot a second-round 70 for a 144, one shot behind the medalist from Gardner-Webb. Mercer finished fifth out of 13 teams.

• King College senior golfer Richard Powell from Notre Dame High School finished third individually at 143 in the 15-team Smokey Mountain Intercollegiate held Monday and Tuesday at the Sevierville Golf Club. King was 10th.

• In the Jim English Centre Invitational last week in Danville, Ky., where Sewanee freshman Emily Javadi from Baylor already was reported to have tied for fifth with a school-record 79, the second-place finisher was another Baylor alumna -- Centre sophomore Alyssa Brown with a 76. Centre teammates were first at 73 and fourth at 78. The Colonels are ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division III and start play Sunday in the prestigious O'Brien National Invitational at the University of Notre Dame course.

• The Covenant College men's golf team finished second out of six teams in the Piedmont Invitational with Levi Nix and James Van Nice tying for fifth individually with 150s and making all-tournament. Teammates Trey Patterson and Cameron Lewis shot 153 and 156.


• Lee University junior forward Ode Fulutudilu was the Southern States Athletic Conference women's soccer offensive player of the week after scoring the Lady Flames' first three goals of the season in last Friday's 6-1 win over Northwood (Fla.). She had 14 goals and 13 assists last year.

• The Bryan College men's soccer team beat 18th-ranked Lee 5-0 with each side credited with 13 shots Tuesday night in Cleveland. Tom Hemmings assisted on a Johannes Muller goal at 27:49 and netted a penalty kick at 28:27 to put the Lions (3-1) in control, and Angel Gustavo, Nathan Adams and Miles Christian added second-half scores. Jorge Gonzalez and Daniel Benediktsson assisted on the last two, and Josh Oldroyd made five saves.

• The Bryan women's soccer team lost 3-0 in Nashville to a Trevecca Nazarene team that includes four players from the Chattanogoa area. The last goal was scored by East Ridge's Brooke Gann, who led the Lady Trojans last year as a freshman with eight goals. She took nine shots Tuesday, with five of them on goal. Silverdale Baptist Academy graduates Erica Carroll and Ryan Alosi and Chattanooga Christian's Anna Hoffman also started Tuesday for Trevecca (1-2-1), which outshot Bryan 27-1. Stephanie Gagnon made eight saves in defeat.

• The Carson-Newman women's soccer team takes a 2-2 record into its home opener this evening against North Georgia, and freshman goalkeeper Kendra Ivins from Chattanooga and East Hamilton High School has not allowed goal in her last 162 minutes on the field. She had a shutout against Lees-McRae last Saturday.


• Briana Reid made 10 kills and Lauren Gainer added eight plus 10 digs as the UTC volleyball team stayed perfect at home this season with a 25-16, 25-13, 25-16 win over visiting Alabama State. Bridget Camacho had 33 assists and Paula Passmore and Melissa Green had 18 and 14 digs for the Mocs (6-6). ASU is 0-12.

• Paula Martins made nine kills in 10 tries and Lauren Williams also had nine while Nicole Sumida added eight in Lee's 25-9, 25-5, 25-18 SSAC volleyball home win Tuesday against Brewton-Parker. Camil Martinez had 22 assists and Libby Peigen had 10 digs for the fifth-ranked Lady Flames (8-5).

• Covenant won its Great South volleyball opener Tuesday at Agnes Scott, 25-16, 25-23, 25-16, as Jessica Chittenden and Chelsea Van Dyk each made 12 kills and Cora Schroeder contributed 10 kills and 13 digs. Stephanie Kirkpatrick had 33 assists and Estes Carlson had 14 digs for the Lady Scots (6-2, 1-0).

• Bryan College won 25-8, 25-16, 25-21 in Appalachian Athletic Conference volleyball Tuesday against visiting Tennessee Wesleyan. Chelsea Breaden had 10 kills, Taylor Fink set 28 assists and Corrie Walker had 17 digs for the Lady Lions (10-6, 2-0). Hayli Raines led TWC with seven kills and eight digs.