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South Carolina In Eighth Heading Into Final Round
Men's Golf  . 

South Carolina In Eighth Heading Into Final Round

Sept. 10, 2016

Keenan Huskey
Round 1: 69
Round 2: 71
Round 3:
To Par: -4
Place: T-12th
Scott Stevens
Round 1: 73
Round 2: 77
Round 3:
To Par: +6
Place: T-56
Ryan Stachler
Round 1: 70
Round 2: 76
Round 3:
To Par: +2
Place: T-36
Will Miles
Round 1: 75
Round 2: 76
Round 3:
To Par: +7
Place: T-62
Ben Dietrich
Round 1: 71
Round 2: 72
Round 3:
To Par: -1
Place: T-23
Jamie Wilson (IND.)
Round 1: 74
Round 2: 73
Round 3:
To Par: +3
Place: T-39
Team Standings
Pos. Team R1 R2 R3 Total
1. Virginia 276 277 553 (-23)
2. Auburn 276 280 556 (-20)
3. Clemson 283 282 565 (-11)
4. LSU 283 284 567 (-9)
5. Florida 284 285 569 (-7)
6. Alabama 281 295 576 (E)
7. Tennessee 284 293 577 (+1)
T-8. South Carolina 283 295 578 (+2)
T-8. Kennesaw State 287 291 578 (+2)
10. Georgia Tech 286 295 581 (+5)
11. Memphis 303 289 592 (+16)
12. Dalton State 293 302 595 (+19)
13. Chattanooga 299 299 598 (+22)
14. North Florida 293 307 600 (+24)
Tournament Quick Facts

Dates: Sept. 9-11

Location: Rocky Face, Ga.

Course: The Farm Golf Club

Par: 72

Yards: 7,012

ROCKY FACE, Ga. — South Carolina is tied for eighth after day two of the 2016 Carpet Capital Collegiate. The Gamecocks shot a 295 (+7) Saturday after shooting a 283 (-5) in the first round on Friday. For the second straight day, junior Keenan Huskey led Carolina after shooting a 71 (-1). Huskey, who was the only Gamecock to shoot under-par Saturday, currently sits tied for 12th individually at 4-under-par.

Virginia has a commanding lead over the rest of the field after shooting a 277 in round two. The Cavaliers sit at 23-under for the tournament after shooting a 276 (-12) in round one. Auburn, who was tied for the lead after day one, sits in second at 20-under after posting a 280 (-8) Saturday. Clemson sits third at 11-under after recording a day two score of 282 (-6). LSU (-9) and Florida (-7) round out the top-five in the team standings.

Individually, Ryan Benton of Auburn and Luke Schniederjans of Georgia Tech are tied for the lead at 9-under par. Sam Horsfield, who sat alone at the top of the leaderboard after a day one 65 (-7), is tied for fourth after shooting even par (72) Saturday.

Junior Ben Dietrich continued his steady play, shooting even par (72) in round two for the Gamecocks. He currently is tied for 23rd individually at 1-under par.

Huskey’s round of 71 today was the 21st of his career under-par. The Greenville, S.C. native shot three-under on the back nine today. He is six-under on the back nine for the tournament. Huskey fired six birdies today including four on the last five holes.

Sophomore Scott Stevens is tied for 56th after shooting a 77 (+5) in round two. Stevens shot a 38 (+2) on the front nine and a 39 (+3) on the back with one birdie.

Sophomore Ryan Stachler sits tied for 34th after tallying a 76 (+4) on Saturday. The Alpharetta, Ga. native is two-over for the tournament after recording a 37 (+1) on the front nine and a 39 (+3) on the back.

Sophomore Will Miles finished the day with a 76 (+4). He currently sits tied for 62nd at 7-over-par. The Hilton Head Island, S.C. native posted two birdies on his second round card.

Dietrich’s round of 72 was his 12th career round of par or better. The Bluffton, S.C. native carded three birdies on the day, including two on the back nine.

True freshman Jamie Wilson, who is playing in his first tournament as a Gamecock, tallied a 73 (+1) in round two and currently sits tied for 37th at three-over par. The Mt. Pleasant, S.C. native, who is playing individually this weekend, tacked on another eagle to his score card in day two after recording a three on the par-five 15th. He also had two birdies on the day.

Quoting Coach Bill McDonald

“Wherever you hit the ball is where you usually find it. Today the axiom didn’t necessarily apply to our round overall. Keenan and Ben found most of their shots which helped. We’re really looking forward to tomorrow.”

Round Changer

Huskey fired his 21st round of par or better on Saturday when he shot a one-under 71. He currently sits within striking distance of the lead, trailing the top of the leaderboard by five strokes as he sits at four-under for the tournament heading into the final day tomorrow. After two days, Huskey is tied for second in the field in par-4 scoring average at 3.85. He’s tied for sixth in birdies with 10.


  • Wilson leads the field in par 5 scoring average at 4.25. The true freshman is 6-under on the long holes this weekend. Wilson is also tied for the field lead in eagles with two.
  • The Gamecocks have recorded 31 birdies and 113 pars after two days. The 113 pars rank third in the field.
  • Huskey led the team with six birdies Saturday, including four-straight red numbers on holes 14-17.

Up Next for the Gamecocks

South Carolina continues play at the Carpet Capital Collegiate in the final round on Sunday morning. Live scoring from The Farm is available throughout the day at