USC fourth, Clemson eighth at Hootie tournament

March 31, 2010 

At Awendaw, South Carolina shot a team total of 850 to finish fourth in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Tuesday. The Gamecocks were five shots behind winner LSU, while Clemson tied for eighth with N.C. State, 12 shots behind.

Patrick Rada led USC with a 207 to finish in a tie for third, three shots behind winner Matt Hill of North Carolina State. Wesley Bryan was seventh for the Gamecocks, five shots back of Hill.

Luke Hopkins tied for 10th to lead Clemson individually, and Jacob Burger was tied for 17th.

Team Standings

LSU 288-278-279-845

Wake Forest 289-281-276-846

Virginia 295-274-279-848

South Carolina 296-272-282-850

Augusta State 302-270-281-853

Duke 289-281-284-854

Auburn 291-280-284-855

Clemson 294-279-285-857

N.C. State 291-286-280-857

Chattanooga 300-277-286-863

Kentucky 299-283-286-868

East Tennessee State 301-284-285-870

Central Florida 307-286-283-876

Long Beach State 307-287-299-903

College of Charleston 314-299-308-921

USC Scores

T3. Patrick Rada 71-66-70-207

7. Wesley Bryan 75-64-70-209

T32. George Bryan IV 72-72-73-217

T32. Paul Woodbury 78-70-69-217

T62. Clint Tolleson 79-72-77-228

Clemson Scores

T10. Luke Hopkins 72-70-69-211

T17. Jacob Burger 70-71-72-213

T32. Corbin Mills 76-70-71-217

T41. Ben Martin 76-71-72-219

T52. Crawford Reeves 78-68-76-222

Charleston Scores

T62. John Duke Hudson 79-72-77-228

T65. Harrison Moore 80-76-73-229

T65. Tim Mitchell 76-78-75-229

T74. Michael Montgomery 83-75-83-241

T74. Seth Stuart 79-76-86-241

SOFTBALL

Tar Heels top USC

At Chapel Hill, N.C., North Carolina scored six runs in each of the first two innings and went on to beat South Carolina, 17-7. Briana Hamilton had two hits and two RBIs to lead the Gamecocks, 10-23 overall.

SOCCER

USC's Grimsley gets under-20 national team invite

USC forward Kayla Grimsley has been invited to the U.S. under-20 national team camp in mid-April in Carson, Calif. Grimsley earned the invite after impressing at an earlier camp this month. The sophomore led the SEC in goals with 13 and was second in points with 33.

EQUESTRIAN

Two USC riders in Nationals

South Carolina's Carly Babcock and Nicole Bourgeois earned individual seeds for the Varsity Equestrian National Championships, April 15-17 at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Babcock is one of eight riders who were selected to compete in the individual bracket for Equitation, while Bourgeois is one of eight riders who were selected to compete in the individual bracket for Equitation Over Fences.

HONORS

Booker Nunley, USC men's track and field, SEC athlete of the week.

- From Staff Reports

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