Around the Region: UTC's Luke Long ties for fourth in Wolfpack Invitational

Around the Region: UTC's Luke Long ties for fourth in Wolfpack Invitational

October 4th, 2017 by Staff Reports in Sports - College

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's golf team shot a final-round 289 Tuesday and moved up to eighth place in the Wolfpack Invitational at Raleigh, N.C., with a 54-hole 877. Host North Carolina State won at 848. UTC's Luke Long tied for fourth individually at 211, and Etienne Brault tied for 15th at 216 with Lake Johnson sharing 43rd at 224.

* Lee University's men wound up seventh in the 13-team North Georgia Invitational at Dahlonega with a collective 878. The Flames' Scott Odell was ninth at 216, Dylan Lillard tied for 15th at 218, Corey Sheppard tied for 23rd at 221 and Matt Johnson tied for 30th at 223.

* Dalton State's No. 2 NAIA men's golfers finished one stroke behind No. 1 Oklahoma City, 891-892, for the championship of the 18-team USCB Innisbrook Invitational at Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. DSC's S.M. Lee was third individually at 216 with teammates Sport Allmond and Chase Cole fifth and tied for sixth at 221 and 223.

* Covenant's men were 12th in the Piedmont Fall Invitational at Clarkesville, Ga., with Nathan Hawkins 31st individually at 160.


* Sewanee freshman William Phillips made the national team of the week for the second time this season, this time as a returner on special teams. Included as a defensive back after his 98-yard fumble return and two interceptions in game one, he's on the week-five team for his 66-yard punt return for a score against Hendrix. He also was in on seven tackles and recovered a fumble. Sewanee hosts Berry at 7 p.m. EDT Saturday in the first game under the lights on Hardee-McGee Field.


* Lee senior forward Summer Lanter from Soddy-Daisy was chosen the Gulf South Conference women's soccer player of the week and senior teammate McKenzie Bricker was the defender of the week for their parts in two 1-0 road victories. Also Tuesday, the Lady Flames moved into the coaches' Division II national Top 25 at No. 24. Lanter scored both goals and Bricker led the double-shutout defense.

* Jonathan Ricketts and Brad Spooner scored from Charlie Clarke assists as Bryan won 2-1 in AAC men's soccer Tuesday at Tennessee Wesleyan. Gabriel Gonzalez scored for TWU from a Richy Volny assist in the 77th minute.

* Shannon Reagan's and Jenna Clothier's first-half goals stood up for a 2-0 Maryville College victory over visiting Covenant in a clash of USA South Lady Scots. Maryville is 8-2-1, Covenant 5-5.


* Lee won 3-1 (25-23, 23-25, 26-24, 25-22) in GSC volleyball Tuesday at Alabama-Huntsville. Alex Reuter had 14 kills, Silvia Sartori 13 kills and 11 digs, Sadie Johnson 31 assists, Kristi Farley 21 assists and 10 digs, MaKayla Beebe 20 digs and Brooke Wilsman 11 digs for Lee (11-4, 5-2).

* Bryan rallied for a 3-2 (15-25, 21-25, 25-18, 26-24, 15-12) AAC win over visiting Tennessee Wesleyan, as Emalie Hicks downed 14 kills and Hope Burnett and Anna Owens added 11 each. Veronica Salas had 24 assists with 14 digs, Kristen Parrish had 27 digs and Sidney Pierce had 12 digs in the win. TWU got 17 kills from Marjorie Smith, 12 and 10 from Sydney Ritten and Olivia Fisher, 25 and 21 assists and nine digs apiece from Gabi Catt and Tia Madden, 16 digs from Kailyn Lillie and 14, 12 and 11 digs from Maggee Hobson, Haley Amet and Elizabeth Houk. Catt served five aces.


* The King's Men slowpitch softball team based at Lookout Valley Baptist Church went 4-0 and won a 10-team WSL Fall Invitational national qualifier this past weekend in Athens, Tenn., earning a paid berth in WFL Fall National Tournament Oct. 14 in Dalton, Ga. The King's Men won 15-11 over Southside Softball, 17-7 over Tennessee Dynasty, 21-20 in extra innings over Primetime and 28-27 over Blossom Boss after falling behind 12-0 in the first inning. Garrett Reagan was 14-for-17 with three home runs and Terry Nunley was 11-for-16, Kelby Rhea 11-for-17 and Heath Barnes 12-for-19 with two homers each. Eric Summers was 10-for-15 and Chris Sislo 11-for-17.