Belmont Abbey senior Matthew Reid posted a tournament record 137 to win by five strokes and lead the Crusaders men's golf team to a third place finish at the Trojan Invitational at Walnut Creek Country Club in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
The Dundee, Scotland product opened with what is believed to be a school record 63 (-9) in yesterday's opening round. He followed that sterling effort with a two over par 74 today to win by five strokes.
Belmont Abbey entered the day in second place, one shot behind Limestone, which won the title today. Reid's efforts led to an opening round score of 290 for the Crusaders, which carded a 301 today to finish third, two shots behind Barton.
Cameron Buist opened with a 73 and closed with a 75 to finish alone in ninth. Justin Curis shaved three strokes off of yesterday's 78 to finish in a tie for 23rd, along with teammate Tyler Satorius, who posted rounds of 76-77.
Paul Lenartowich closed with a 78 after opening with an 83. He finished in a tie for 44th.
The past two days served as a tuneup for the Crusaders, which will next compete at the Conference Carolinas Championships at Bryan Park in Greensboro. Belmont Abbey will host the 54 hole event beginning Sunday.