Campbell alum Brad Fritsch, a native of Manotick, Ontario and resident of nearby Holly Springs, N.C., finished in second place (-16, 268), four shots off the leader in the News Sentinel Open in Knoxville, TN. Part of the Web.com Tour, the Fighting Camel shot an impressive 64 on Saturday, scoring under par in all four rounds.
Fritsch graduated from Campbell University back in 2000 with a degree in Criminal Justice Administration. The two-time Academic All-American at Campbell (1999, 2000), earning his PGA Tour Card during the 2013 year. After gathering his third career second-place finish on the Web.com Tour, moving up to 35th overall on the Money Ranks, Fritsch put his performance into perspective.
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The 2015 Women’s Volleyball poster features the two returning seniors on the roster, Katelyn Layden and Mary Crema, primed to carry the Fighting Camels towards major success this season.
Crema, the libero, was named to the preseason Big South All-Conference team for the second straight year while Layden, the outside hitter, recorded the second most kills on the team, 273, last season and has played in 94 matches over the last three years.
The Fighting Camels were picked to finish sixth in the preseason Big South coaches poll, opening their regular season this upcoming weekend in Arlington, Texas for the Maverick Classic with action starting Friday night against host UT Arlington starting at 8:00 p.m. EST before entering a doubleheader on Saturday, August 29th.
As the 2015-2016 school year takes form, Campbell University faculty and students took the links for a round of golf for the annual Interclass Scramble. Hosted by the Campbell PGA Golf Management Program, a unique academic major offered through the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business, players across the program traveled across the street for an entertaining, but also highly competitive round of golf at the Keith Hills Golf Club.
The Campbell University PGA Golf Management Program certified graduate will receive a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in PGA Golf Management, 16 months of valuable co-op work experience, and PGA Golf Management 2.0 Program education through Level 3 testing. Graduates are immediately eligible for membership in the PGA of America. Needless to say, you shouldn’t sleep on Director Ken Jones, who shot a winning round of 57 overall with his winning foursome team on Saturday afternoon.
For more information on the PGA Golf Management Program, visit the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business website or follow the official twitter account: @CampbellPGAGM for updates.
Less than two weeks from the start of the regular season, the Fighting Camels are promoting their season ticket package all over campus including a visit to the administration office this morning from our favorite mascot, Gaylord the Camel. The Camels open up the 2015 regular season on Thursday night, September 3rd against the University of Pikeville at Barker-Lane Stadium.
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The Women’s Soccer Team officially kicks off the 2015 regular season with a tough road tilt against the Richmond Spiders here on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The Fighting Camels went 1-1 in preseason play led by two goals from redshirt senior Ashley Clark, who was named the Big South Preseason Attacker of the Year.
Last season, Campbell finished 8-8-3, including a 6-3-2 Big South Conference mark reaching the conference tournament semifinals. Richmond was 9-9-2 last season and the Fighting Camels won their only meeting last season with the Spiders, 3-2, during an exciting 2014 season opener, which you can relive here.
The team’s mantra “one game at a time” will be tested here in the season opener as the Fighting Camels travel on the road before returning home Monday, August 24th for their home opener against Albany at Eaks Athletic Complex. Make sure to follow @GoCamelsWSOC for updates along with live stats and the live stream tonight. #GoCamels
Coach Mike Minter put it very simply: the Camels defense will be very good this season. That was on full display Thursday night as the Fighting Camels hosted the annual Fan Fest at Barker-Lane Stadium. Players from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd teams all played signifcant reps on both sides of the ball vying for increased playing time.
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The Fighting Camels open up the season on September 3rd against Pikeville at Barker-Lane Stadium with kickoff set for 7:00 p.m.
The Campbell Fighting Camels are set for the Fan Fest tonight at Barker-Lane Stadium. Head Coach Mike Minter is extremely impressed with how his club has responded this Fall Camp, saying fans should be in for quite the show this season with a defense that features four players on the All-PFL preseaspn squad. The Camels were predicted to finish 4th in the Pioneer Football League Preseason Coaches Poll after finishing 5-7 (4-4) last season.
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Gates open at 6 p.m. for the event, which is FREE for all fans of all ages, with facility tours available from 6-7 p.m. The Fighting Camels will scrimmage at 7 p.m. After the hour-long scrimmage, fans will able to meet the team for photos and autographs. #GoCamels