Rio Grande Sports Information
DANIELS, W.Va. - The University of Rio Grande's return to the men's collegiate golf scene resulted in a sixth-place finish at the Golden Bear Classic, hosted by West Virginia University-Tech at The Resort at Glade Springs.
The RedStorm - whose program is being revised for the first time in 42 years - finished with a team total of 721, which was 145-over par and 82 strokes behind host WVU-Tech's top score of 639.
Shawnee State finished second in the six-team event with a team score of 647, while Tech's "B" team was third at 655.
Individually, Rio Grande was led by freshman Patrick England (Peebles, OH), who finished 24th overall with a 31-over par, 36-hole total of 175.
Sophomore Logan Sheets (Bidwell, OH) finished 26th with a two-day total of 177, while freshman Jarod Lemaster (Jackson, OH) placed 30th with a 40-over par total of 184. Freshman Tanner Manning (Ironton, OH) finished 31st with a total of 185 and sophomore Jacob Kalman (Berlin, OH) was 33rd with a 56-over total of 200.
Bluefield's Dylan Jones and Tech's Brandon Keaton finished in a tie for the top individual score with a 12-over par 156.
Rio Grande returns to action next Monday in the River States Conference Fall Preview at the Lassing Pointe Golf Course in Union, Ky.