Coastal’s Soderberg named Big South golfer of the week

Coastal Carolina junior Sebastian Soderberg was named the Big South Men’s Golfer of the Week after winning the Furman Intercollegiate with a 12-under par score of 204.

Soderberg, who ranks fifth in the nation with 99 birdies for the 2011-12 season, birdied his first three holes Sunday and went on to shoot his third consecutive round of 68. His play helped the Chanticleers finish a season-best tie for third in the 21-team field at Furman.

Soderberg became the first Chanticleer to win individual medalist honors since Dan Obremski won the Windon Memorial Classic Oct. 4-5, 2009. Soderberg also shot in the 60’s for three rounds of a tournament for the first time in his career and his 12-under par for three rounds is also a career-best. In addition, his 54-hole total of 204 is both a career low by eight strokes and ranks as the fifth-best, 54-hole score in CCU history behind Dustin Johnson (198), Zack Byrd (201), Johnson (201) and Johnson (203).

Soderberg started Sunday one stroke behind the two-day leader and reeled off birdies on the first three holes to take the lead and never looked back. Those first three holes were critical to Soderberg’s success as he was 7-under par on holes 1-3 for the event.

Overall, Soderberg has now played in 32 collegiate events, posting five top 5’s, 7 top 10’s and 14 top 20’s. He entered the event with five career rounds in the 60’s and now has eighth, while posting 29 rounds of par or better.

Coastal Carolina will return to action March 31-April 1 at the annual Administaff Invitational, hosted by two-time defending NCAA Champion Augusta State at Forest Hills Golf Club. This will mark the final tournament for Coastal before heading to the Big South Championships, April 16-18.

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveaway for children

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveaway for childrenYou've heard of taking a free kick in soccer, but [more]

Panthers take region title, four local teams advance

Panthers take region title, four local teams advanceThe Carolina Forest girls golf team captured the Region 6-5A [more]

NMB nips rival MB by one stroke to win region crown

NMB nips rival MB by one stroke to win region crownMonday's Region 6-4A girls golf tournament came down to a [more]

Record crowd sees Chants fall short to Georgia State

Record crowd sees Chants fall short to Georgia StateCoastal Carolina football held the Georgia State Panthers scoreless in [more]

Region 6-5A: Tigers top Braves; Panthers rip SF

Region 6-5A: Tigers top Braves; Panthers rip SFConway appeared to find its identity last week, pummeling West [more]

Region 6-4A: Chiefs suffer first defeat; MB dominates

Region 6-4A: Chiefs suffer first defeat; MB dominatesZayshaun Rice faked a pop pass to a receiver streaking [more]

Thursday Wrapup: MB golf, CF volleyball edge rivals

Thursday Wrapup: MB golf, CF volleyball edge rivalsThe Carolina Forest volleyball team's quest to complete an undefeated [more]

Seahawks QB Doty finalist for elite title of Mr. Football

Seahawks QB Doty finalist for elite title of Mr. Football Luke Doty is already considered one of the best quarterbacks [more]

Tuesday Roundup: NMB, CF sweep on Senior Night

Tuesday Roundup: NMB, CF sweep on Senior NightThe North Myrtle Beach volleyball team celebrated its Senior Night [more]

Edwards making his mark in Gamecock record book

Edwards making his mark in Gamecock record bookBefore Bryan Edwards was breaking records at South Carolina. Before [more]

BUFC, Coast teams prevail at Great Carolina Shootout

BUFC, Coast teams prevail at Great Carolina ShootoutThe Beach United Football Club crowned a pair of champions [more]

Region 6-5A: Tigers light up Knights; Panthers roll

Region 6-5A: Tigers light up Knights; Panthers rollConway returned to its roots Friday night and used a [more]

Region 6-4A: Seahawks, Chiefs dominate debuts

Region 6-4A: Seahawks, Chiefs dominate debutsMany high school quarterbacks would consider what Luke Doty has [more]

Chiefs using top tourneys to prep for 4A title defense

Chiefs using top tourneys to prep for 4A title defenseThe defending Class 4A state champion North Myrtle Beach volleyball [more]

Thursday Roundup: Region hot streak continues for CF

Thursday Roundup: Region hot streak continues for CFThe Carolina Forest volleyball team, unbeaten in Region 6-5A play, [more]

Carolina Forest swim team sweeps region meet titles

Carolina Forest swim team sweeps region meet titlesCarolina Forest High School's boys and girls swim teams bested [more]

Monday Roundup: Gray, NMB see close seconds

Monday Roundup: Gray, NMB see close secondsFor the second straight week the North Myrtle Beach volleyball [more]

Mountaineers manhandle Chants in Sun Belt opener

Mountaineers manhandle Chants in Sun Belt openerThe Coastal Carolina football team suffered a 56-37 loss at [more]

Week 5: Braves end skid; MB wins ugly Victory Bell

Week 5: Braves end skid; MB wins ugly Victory BellHow do you know when you have a pretty good [more]

Carolina Forest swimmers sweep in regional tuneup

Carolina Forest swimmers sweep in regional tuneupWith the SCHSL regional meets less than one week away, [more]

Thursday Roundup: CF, NMB volleyball stay hot

Thursday Roundup: CF, NMB volleyball stay hotThe Carolina Forest volleyball team capped a hectic week with [more]

Coastal soccer's Docking reaches 300-win milestone

Coastal soccer's Docking reaches 300-win milestoneIn 1997, the Coastal Carolina men’s soccer team was 4-2 [more]

Despite loss, Panthers run into top 10 of 5A rankings

Despite loss, Panthers run into top 10 of 5A rankingsCarolina Forest, welcome to the party. The Panthers’ football team, for [more]

Tuesday Roundup: Big day for bounce-back wins

Tuesday Roundup: Big day for bounce-back winsThe St. James girls golf team evened the score with [more]

Monday Roundup: CF, NMB swim teams win

Monday Roundup: CF, NMB swim teams winThe Carolina Forest boys and the North Myrtle Beach girls [more]

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveaway for children

Coast FA holds free soccer ball giveaway for childrenYou've heard of taking a free kick in soccer, but [more]

Panthers take region title, four local teams advance

Panthers take region title, four local teams advanceThe Carolina Forest girls golf team captured the Region 6-5A [more]

Comments are closed.

© 2019 Grand Strand Sports Report · RSS
Myrtle Beach Web Design
Kayaking in Myrtle Beach