Ragin’ Cajuns Golf Splits Matches At Southern Collegiate Match Play
Jeff Schneider, Associate Director of Athletics Communications
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns golf team split a pair of matches on Saturday at the 2nd annual Southern Collegiate Match Play held at the at the par-71, 6,902-yard Hattiesburg Country Club.
Louisiana fell to conference foe South Alabama 3-2 in the morning match with junior Triston Elston winning 2 and 1 over Brooks Rabren while sophomore Jack Tolson claimed a 3 and 1 decision against Peter Staalbo. Freshman Bjorn Gudjonsson dropped a hard fought match to Rasmus Karlissn falling 1 up.
In the afternoon consolation match, the Ragin' Cajuns defeated Louisiana Tech 3-2. Tolson led the way defeating Fredrick Hayden 4 and 3. Peter Hinnant captured a 3 and 2 victory over Max Kettler, while Elston notched his second win of the day besting Karsten Green 2 and 1.
The Cajuns return to action April 16-17 at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship hosted by Mississippi State at the Old Waverly Golf Course in West Point, Miss.
South Alabama 3, Louisiana 2
No. 1: Jack Tolson (LA) def. Peter Staalbo, 3 & 1
No. 2: Jason Mendel (USA) def. Cole Kendrick (LA), 3 & 2
No. 3: Yannick Schuetz (USA) def. Peter Hinnant (LA), 4 & 3
No. 4: Rasmus Karlisson (USA) def. Bjorn Gudjonsson (LA), 1 up
No. 5: Triston Elston (LA) def. Brooks Rabren (USA), 2 & 1
Louisiana 3, Louisiana Tech 2
No. 1: Jack Tolson (LA) def. Fredrick Hayden (LT), 4 & 3
No. 2: Peter Hinnant (LA) def. Max Kettler (LT), 3 & 2
No. 3: Ryan Alford (LT) def. Cole Kendrick (LA), 2 & 1
No. 4: Triston Elston (LA) def. Karsten Green (LT), 2 & 1
No. 5: Sacha Aubert (LT), def. Bjorn Gudjonsson (LA), 1 up (23 holes)