SAVANNAH, Ga. – Guilford College's James Mishoe finished second in 90-man The Club at Savannah Harbor Classic Tuesday. The Quakers' junior shot Tuesday's second-lowest round, a two-under-par 70, on the par-72, 7,084-yard layout between the Little Back and Savannah Rivers near the South Carolina-Georgia line. He shot an even-par 74-70-144 in the 36-hole event to finish one stroke behind tournament medalist Dan Shepherd (72-71-143) of Methodist University.
Huntingdon College led wire-to-wire and claimed the team title by five strokes over Methodist. The Hawks shot 296-290-586 and posted the low score in both of the tourney's two rounds. Hampden-Sydney College (298-297-595) placed third, three shots better than top-ranked Emory University (305-293-598) and Greensboro College (301-297-598). Guilford finished sixth with a 600 after matching rounds of 300.
Huntingdon's Drew Mathers (72-72-144) shared second place with Mishoe. Teammates Henry Gee and Stephen Shephard shared fourth place with Wittenberg University's Colin Laszlo at 145.
Guilford's Mishoe climbed 10 spots on the leaderboard after Monday's opening round. He birdied the first and seventh holes to make the turn at one-under. His third birdie of the round, on the 318-yard par-four 14th hole, dropped him to two-under. Mishoe had 14 pars Tuesday.
The Quakers' Josh Hill was even through 14 holes but bogeyed the final four holes to finish with a 76 that dropped him into a tie for 13th place at 148. Kell Graham and Louis Lambert both fired 77s Tuesday. Graham finished in a tie for 33rd place (73-77-150). Lambert was 44th with a 78-77-145. Guilford's Zachary Evens finished in a 57th-place tie after two rounds of 79.
The tournament featured nine squads ranked among the top-20 in the current Golfstat.com Division III Team Rankings, including top-ranked Emory, third-ranked Huntingdon, and number-four Wittenberg. Coach Adam Crawford's Quakers are rated ninth in the poll.
Guilford is back in action March 15-17 at the Jekyll Island Intercollegiate in Jekyll Island, Georgia.