VAGBERG, KUMAR PACE VCU IN FALL FINALE  

Tournament: Grandover Collegiate
Location: Greensboro, N.C. (Grandover Resort)
Course Info: Par 72, 7,245 yards
Top Ram: Adrian Vagberg & Sachin Kumar (+7), T20th
VCU finish: 11th of 12

The short story: Freshman Adrian Vagberg and sophomore Sachin Kumar tied for 20th to lead VCU at its rain-soaked fall finale.

FIRST TEE

  • Vagberg fired a 2-under opening-round 70 on Saturday at the finished at 7-over for the 54-hole event. It's his first top-20 finish as a Ram
  • Kumar sandwiched a 1-under 71 and a 1-over 73 around a 79 on the way to share of 20th alongside Vagberg
  • VCU placed 11th among a field that included 28th-ranked Liberty, 35th-ranked Northwestern and 43rd-ranked Penn State
  • Host UNC Greensboro (+5) claimed the team title, followed by Liberty (+15), Northwestern (+17) and Penn State (+23)
  • Freshman Ian Peng also placed 44th for VCU

VCU SCORES
11-VCU   299-309-311=919
T20-Adrian Vagberg   70-78-75=223
T20-Sachin Kumar   71-79-73=223
T66-Kristian Tannum Donaldson  77-75-82=234
T74-Cam Barackman   81-77-81=239
87-Alston Newsom   83-80-87=250

INDIVIDUALS
T44-Ian Peng   74-77-78=229
T70-Clifford Foster   73-79-84=236

INSIDE THE SCORECARD

  • Kumar ranked second in the field with 39 pars
  • Vagberg led the team with eight birdies on the weekend. Peng recorded seven

NEXT UP
VCU's fall schedule is complete. The Rams will return to the course Feb. 10-12 at the Banyan Creek  Intercollegiate.