Pair of Montevallo men’s golfers earns conference honors

Published 10:16 pm Friday, April 19, 2013


AUGUSTA, Ga. – University of Montevallo junior Conner Godsey was named second team All-Peach Belt Conference and freshman Dalton Skinner was named the Peach Belt Conference co-Freshman of the Year when the conference announced its award winners at its end-of-year banquet April 19.

Godsey played in all 21 rounds for Montevallo this season and led the Falcons with a 74.05 stroke average, which placed him seventh in the Peach Belt Conference.

The junior from Rogersville, Ala., won two events this season, the Falcons’ Full Moon Invitational and the Spring Kick-Off Intercollegiate in February.

Godsey fired a 6-under par 136 in the Full Moon Invitational to help the Falcons claim the team championship. He shot a 5-under par 66 in the final round of the tournament, which tied him with several others as the fourth-lowest round of the season in the Peach Belt Conference.

Godsey carded a 2-under par 140 in the Spring Kick-Off Intercollegiate to claim a one-stroke victory.

Godsey finished the season with three top-five finishes and five top-10 finishes during the season.

Skinner played in all 21 rounds for the Falcons this year and was second on the team and in the top 20 in the Peach Belt Conference with a 74.57 stroke average.

The freshman from Mountain Brook, Ala., won the Florida Tech Panther Invitational in March, one of his three top-five finishes on the year.  Skinner was the runner-up in his first collegiate tournament, shooting a 68 in his first round and finishing three-under at the Falcons’ Full Moon Invitational.

The pair returns to action with their teammates in the Peach Belt Conference tournament April 20-21 at Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Ga. The first round of the tournament gets underway Saturday, April 20 at 7 a.m. CST.