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BESSEMER, Ala. - The Benedict College men's golf team won the 2015 SIAC Golf Championship by 29 strokes.

Kelly Allen shot a 71 on Wednesday, the low round of the tournament, to earn medalist honors. Allen shot a 75-73-71-219, six over par, to beat Vitthal Parker of Miles College by five strokes.siac09 logo

Benedict's Rajai Cousley finished with a three-day score of 235 to finish third. Rhaulston Jones, the tournament's first-round leader, finished with a three-day score of 241 to finish in a tie for eighth.

The Tigers shot 303-310-314 over the three days for a total score of 927. Miles moved up one spot to finish second after shooting a 311 on Wednesday, the day's best round, for a three-day score of 956. Morehouse shot a 326 on Wednesday and dropped to third place with a score of 958.

With the victory, Benedict earned an automatic bid into the 2015 Division II men's golf South/Southeast Region tournament, which will be played May 4-6 at the Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club in Dade City, Florida.


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