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The Blue Bears kept a steady pace, marking a 317 in Round 1 and only
tacking on one extra stroke for a total of 318 in the second and final
round. Livingstone, who also won the CIAA’s Northern & Southern
Division Tournaments in the regular season, led Runner-Up Virginia Union
University by 11 strokes. The Panthers totaled 646 strokes (+70) while
Saint Augustine’s University followed with a score of 671 (+95).
2018 CIAA Golf Championship Final Team Standings    Fin. Team Round 1
Round 2 Total Par   1 Livingstone 317 318 635 +59   2 Virginia Union
321 325 646 +70   3 St. Augustine’s 336 335 671 +95   4 Chowan 341 334
675 +99   5 Elizabeth City State 331 349 680 +104   6 Johnson C. Smith
340 345 685 +109   7 Fayetteville State 334 368 702 +126   8 Virginia
State 375 355 730 +154

Isaiah Shaw of Fayetteville State University was crowned Low Medalist of
the championship event. His two-day score of 153 was 9 strokes above par,
earning a No. 2 CIAA golf season ranking with his 75.67 strokes/round
average. Shaw held off VUU’s Robel Woldagabriel, who also marked 153
strokes in the tournament, in a sudden death tiebreaker for the Low
Medalist award.

CIAA All-Tournament Golf Team    Fin. Athlete Team Round 1 Round 2 Total
Par   1 Isaiah Shaw Fayetteville State 74 79 153 +9   2 Robel
Woldagabriel Virginia Union 78 75 153 +9   3 Philip Harrison Livingstone
76 78 154 +10   T4 Tyler Futrell Elizabeth City State 75 80 155 +11   T5
DeJuan Powell Johnson C. Smith 79 76 155 +11

The complete CIAA golf season was highlighted by the All-CIAA team, led by
Saint Augustine’s freshman, Sam Cudjoe. Cudjoe won low medalist at the
Southern Division Tournament while earning a third place finish at the
Northern Division Tournament. He rounded out the CIAA Championship at No.
6 (76-80, +12) for a season average of 74.8 strokes per round.

All-CIAA First Team    Fin. Name Team Season Avg.   1 Sam Cudjoe Saint
Augustine’s 74.8   2 Isaiah Shaw Fayetteville State 75.67   3 Tyler
Futrell Elizabeth City State 76   4 Paul Meints Virginia Union 76.8   5
Christian Fleetwood Chowan 77.3   6 Alex Stuart Livingstone 77.6   7
Philip Harrison Livingstone 77.8   8 Michael Sutton Livingstone 79.3   9
DeJuan Powell Johnson C. Smith 79.5   10 Allan Day Virginia Union 80.83

Cudjoe’s coach, Julius Wells, was named 2018 CIAA Golf Coach of the Year,
as announced by the conference and it’s Men’s Golf Coaches Association.
Coach Wells turned the team around from last year’s 8th place finish. The
Falcons entered the Golf Championship at No. 5 and advanced to a 3rd place
finish.