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Gamecocks Finish Strong, Face Ole Miss on Tuesday
Gamecocks Finish Strong, Face Ole Miss on Tuesday
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Gamecocks Finish Strong, Face Ole Miss on Tuesday

Sophmore Nathan Franks fires career-best round of 65 (-5) on Monday

VESTAVIA HILLS, Ala. – South Carolina shot a season-best 7-under round of 273 on Monday in the final round of stroke play at SEC Match Play. The Gamecocks finished 11th at 5-under overall through 54 holes.

Carolina faces Ole Miss in the 11-seed vs. 7-seed matchup on Tuesday. Fifth-year senior Evans Lewis will be the first player off for the Gamecocks in the leadoff match at 9:45 a.m. (ET) at Old Overton Club.

Sophomore Nathan Franks, who made it to the round of 16 this summer at the U.S. Amateur, paced Carolina today with a career-best 65 (-5). He made six birdies and had just one bogey all day. Lewis and junior Rafe Reynolds also posted red numbers with 1-under 69s.

Redshirt senior transfer Lansdon Robbins shot 70 (E) and was the final counting score in his debut in Garnet and Black. He finished T-41st at 1-over and opened with a career-best 66 (-4) in the first round on Sunday morning. Sophomore Gene Zeigler finished with a 73 (+3) today.

2022 SEC Match Play Leaderboard

1. No. 1 Vanderbilt – 801 (-39)

2. No. 12 Tennessee – 805 (-35)

3. No. 13 Auburn – 807 (-33)

4. No. 17 Texas A&M – 819 (-21)

5. No. 32 Alabama – 820 (-20)

6. No. 16 Georgia – 821 (-19)

7. Mississippi State – 823 (-17)

T8. No. 23 Ole Miss – 829 (-11)

T8. No. 21 LSU – 829 (-11)

10. No. 3 Florida – 831 (-9)

11. No. 33 South Carolina – 835 (-5)

12. No. 14 Arkansas – 841 (+1)

13. No. 41 Missouri – 844 (+4)

14. Kentucky – 850 (+10)

 

* – rankings via Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll (Sept. 9)

 

2022 SEC Match Play Gamecock Leaderboard

T23. Evans Lewis – 207 (-3)

T36. Nathans Franks – 209 (-1)

T41. Lansdon Robbins – 211 (+1)

T61. Rafe Reynolds – 217 (+7)

65. Gene Zeigler – 218 (+8)

 

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