Best of the Batch; Ospreys Claim @ASUN_Golf Men's Team & Individual Titles

Best of the Batch; Ospreys Claim @ASUN_Golf Men's Team & Individual Titles

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BRASELTON, Ga. -
 North Florida collected its program's sixth ASUN Conference Men's Golf Championship title as the Ospreys became the 12th league team to earn back-to-back trophies. Senior Jordan Batchelor led from wire-to-wire to grab individual medalist honors as he finished the tournament at five-under par, 211. He becomes the first league golfer to lead after every round since 2016 and third in the past 10 seasons.

Bolstered by Batchelor and Andrew Alligood, the Ospreys captured the wire-to-wire victory for the team's third tournament title of the season. Player of the Year, Philip Knowles added a sixth-place showing, while Travis Trace tied for 12th & Freshman of the Year Cody Carroll tied for 14th.



Liberty claimed runner-up status in their first-ever ASUN Championship thanks to top-five performances from Gabe Lench and Kieran Vincent who tied for third place at one-under par. Lench fired an even par in the final round, while Vincent registered a three-under par, 69. Jonathan Yaun and Alexandre Fuchs added ties for 10th to aid the Flames' efforts.

Jacksonville moved up to third place on the final day as Eduardo Carrete and Sam Uhland both carded red numbers with a 69 & 71. Carrete moved into a tie for seventh place, while Uhland tied for 14th behind teammate Thomas Thurloway in ninth. Kennesaw State grabbed fourth place courtesy of Pablo Rodriguez-Tabernero Torres in a tie for seventh after his final round 72.

FGCU, North Alabama, Lipscomb and Stetson rounded out the 41st edition of the ASUN Men's Golf Championship. The Bisons' Paul Swindell earned a spot on the All-Tournament Team in fifth place ending the event at even par, while Andrew Potter from FGCU tallied the second-best performance amongst the four teams in a tie for 12th.

ASUN Championship Team Standings
1. North Florida (289 | 283 | 286; -6)
2. Liberty (297 | 287 | 286; +6)
3. Jacksonville (304 | 295 | 288; +23)
4. Kennesaw State (300 | 298 | 301; +35)
5. FGCU (308 | 294 | 302; +40)
6. North Alabama (317 | 285 | 305; +43)
7. Lipscomb (310 | 305 | 308; +59)
8. Stetson (325 | 314 | 306; +81)

ASUN Championship Individual Standings // All-Tournament Team
1. Jordan Batchelor, North Florida (70 | 68 | 73; -5)
2. Andrew Alligood, North Florida (78 | 69 | 67; -2)
T3. Gabe Lench, Liberty (74 | 69 | 72; -1)
T3. Kieran Vincent, Liberty (72 | 74 | 69; -1)
5. Paul Swindell, Lipscomb (73 | 69 | 74; E)

The 2019 NCAA Men's Golf Selection Show takes place on Wednesday, May 1st at 9 PM ET on the Golf Channel as league teams will find out their locations for NCAA Regionals. For the 12th-straight year, multiple league teams are set to earn regional spots, while an ASUN team has advanced to the NCAA Championship in seven of the last nine seasons. 

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