CSCC'S Cagle debuts at D-II National

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Posted 5/26/19

After placing 11th in the district championships in Brasleton, Ga., Cleveland State golfer Colbe Cagle earned a bid to compete in the Division II National Championships in Plymouth, Ind.The four-day …

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CSCC'S Cagle debuts at D-II National

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After placing 11th in the district championships in Brasleton, Ga., Cleveland State golfer Colbe Cagle earned a bid to compete in the Division II National Championships in Plymouth, Ind.

The four-day tournament ran Tuesday through Friday with 131 golfers from across the country competing in the event.

Tuesday's first round was marked by low amounts of sun and high scores due to rainfall and flooding in the area. Play was suspended after a multiple-hour rain delay. Several players were unable to finish their round. Cagle, who teed off at just after 7 a.m., was able to get his round in and finished with a score of 83, tied for 84th. 

The sun returned for Wednesday's and Round 1 was completed. Round 2 began immediately afterward.

Cagle faired much better in his second round shooting a 75 under the improved condiditons to propel him to a tie for 48th overall, with a two-round score of 158.

The third round on Thursday again brought bad weather and windy conditions to the area in the hours just before the shotgun start. Cagle finished with an 87 in bringing his score to 244 overall placing him in a tie for 79th.

 Friday's fourth round went extremely well for Cagle as he shot a best-score of the tournament 73 to finish 62nd overall.

"The whole tournament was awesome and certainly a new adventure for me," Cagle said when speaking on his National Championship experience. "I had never played four straight rounds in a tournament before. Although the weather was challenging, the tournament went well. I had a difficult time the first and third days but, with encouragement from my coaches, came back strong on the second and fourth days. Swan Lake Golf Course was a great host and I am looking forward to returning to Nationals next year. It was a great way to end the season, and I was proud to represent Cleveland State."

Head coach Miles Moseley was also pleased with Cagle's effort. "Coach Evans and I couldn't be more proud of Colbe," he said. "It was the biggest tournament he has ever played in and he finished in the top half of the field and had his two best scores of the year. This will really give him some valuable experience heading into next season."

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