Co-Lin Golf: Brewer and Jones qualify for nationals

Co-Lin Golf:  Brewer and Jones qualify for nationals

AMORY, Miss. – Two Co-Lin golfers in sophomore Lucas Brewer and freshman Bryson Jones will make the trip to Plymouth, Ind. for the 2019 NJCAA Division II Men's Golf Championship held at Swan Lake Golf Resort May 19 through 24 to compete as individuals. The duo's play this past weekend in the NJCAA District D Championship at Ackia Golf Club in Amory, Miss., and their impressive play throughout the season punched their ticket to the event.

As a team, the Wolves finished fourth in the event, after Co-Lin carded a 314 and 301 for a two-day total of 615. Mississippi Gulf Coast, Meridian, and Itawamba finished ahead of the Wolves with scores of 578, 604, and 609.

Adam Files was Co-Lin's top finisher with a 77 on day one followed by a blistering 71 in the second round to post a two-day total 148. The impressive played was sixth best in the tournament.

Jones shot a 79 to open the tournament and a 71 as well on the second day for a two-day 150. Jones earned the final individual bid to the national tournament in a playoff hole that he birdied with over 75 spectators looking on.

Garrett Herring fired a 77 and backed it up with a 75 for a 152, while Brewer shot a 78 and 77 for a 155.

Logan Pitts and Cameron Little rounded out the Wolves with two-day totals of 158 and 162 respectively.

The tournament closes out the season for Co-Lin as a team. For more information on the Wolves and for updates throughout the national tournament, follow @colinathletics on Twitter.

By: Lucas Calvert
Co-lin Athletics