Vanderbilt Men's Golf No.
8 in Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings
Tenn. - The Vanderbilt men's golf team climbed to No. 8
in the latest Golfweek/Sagarin Poll, while two individuals
moved into the poll's Top-25.
After claiming the team title at the second annual Mason
Rudolph Championship with a school-record 29-under-par three-round
score of 811, the Commodores moved from No. 22 to No. 8
in this week's Golfweek/Sagarin Poll. In two tournaments
so far this season,Vanderbilt is 17-6 overall, 1-2 against
Top-25 teams, 3-4 versus Top-50 teams and 12-6 against Top-100
Individually, senior Brandt Snedeker moved up from No.
14 to No. 6 after claiming his first collegiate tournament
championship with a 12-under-par score of 198 at the Mason
Rudolph Championship. This came on the heels of his second-place
finish at the Cleveland Golf Kiawah Island Intercollegiate
in Kiawah Island, S.C.
This season, Snedeker is 141-1 overall, 3-0 versus Top-25
players, 7-1 against Top-50 players and 12-1 versus Top-100
Sophomore Mark Donnell moved up from No. 39 to No. 21 in
this week's poll. In his first action of this season, Donnell
finished tied for fourth place at the Mason Rudolph Championship
with a seven-under-par score of 203. So far, the Mobile,
Ala., native is 61-3-1 overall, 0-2 against Top-25 players,
1-2-1 versus Top-50 competition and 2-2-1 against Top-100
Vanderbilt's next action will be Oct. 14-15 at the Gary
Koch Invitational in Tampa, Fla.