Medalist winner Nolan Mills
(NC State Athletics Photo)
RALEIGH, NC (April 15, 2017) - NC State has
care of business at home. The host Wolfpack
the final day with a slim two-stroke lead before
pulling away with a 6-under final round to finish
under and as the 13 shot winners of the
Second place Clemson began the day two shots
behind but slipped back to 18-under, No. 25
was a distant third at 3-under, South Florida at
under was fourth and in fifth it was 1-under
The low Wolfpack round of the day at Lonnie
Golf Course at NC State came from medalist
Nolan Mills. After starting the day tied for third,
closed with a 4-under 67 to finish 13-under and
shots in front of teammate and runner-up Jacob
Mills, who was the medalist winner previously
year at the Barton Intercollegiate, birdied six-
while bogeying just twice on Saturday. The
that assured Mills of the title came on Nos. 15
The entire NC State lineup placed in the top-16
contributed throughout the tournament. McBride
was 9-under in second place, Benjamin Shipp
for 10th at 3-under, Stephen Franken was tied
13th at 2-under while Harrison Rhoades with a
under showing tied for 16th.
Behind Mills in the top-five are Carson Young of
Clemson at 7-under in third while David Kocher
Maryland; William Nottingham of Clemson
fourth at 6-under.
Playing at home and leading the way.
Following the 36-hole first day at the Wolfpack
Spring Open the hometown NC State Wolfpack is
25-under and two shots in front of second place
15 Clemson with one round remaining.
Clemson will begin the last day 23-under and a
comfortable margin in front of third place UNCW
(-12), fourth place UNCG (-11) and fifth place
Teeing it up at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at NC
the host school currently has four players in the
20 of the individual standings. Jacob McBride and
Nolan Mills are tied for third at 9-under with
Benjamin Shipp and Harrison Rhoades tied for
Stephen Franken of NC State also performed well
day one contributing with a second round 1-
71. Franken is tied for 25th at 1-under.
Clemson set up the two team final round race
strong performances across the board and three
top-10 showings; William Nottingham (T2; -10),
Carson Young (T7; -6) and Doc Redman (T10;
Nottingham surged up the leaderboard with the
round of the tournament, a 9-under 62. Believe
not Nottingham shot the number despite having
double-bogey and a bogey on the scorecard.
Starting on the 2nd hole, Nottingham stared his
round innocently enough. First came a birdie,
bogey, then a par and then are you ready for
Seven straight birdies from Nos. 5-11.
Additional birdies followed on the 13th, 14th,
and 1st holes for a total of 12 in the round.
In the individual race Jonathan Brightwell of
pacing the field at 12-under. Brightwell moved
the lead with a big second round, an 8-under 63.
During the round Brightwell birdied eight-times,
including five-times in a seven hole stretch from
The top-five of the medalist standings are
out by UNCW teammates Patrick Cover and
Eldridge in a tie for fifth at 7-under.
ABOUT THE Stitch Intercollegiate
54 hole men's college tournament hosted by
North Carolina State University. Team (best four scores
out of five players each round) and individual
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