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Georgia Tech, Schniederjans win ACC titles

Ollie Schniederjans led Georgia Tech to its seventh ACC title in nine years Sunday.
Ollie Schniederjans led Georgia Tech to its seventh ACC title in nine years Sunday. ( Tracy Wilcox )

Sunday, April 27, 2014

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Georgia Tech improved its score every round at the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship, finishing with a tournament-low 273 and another conference championship.

The Yellow Jackets, ranked No. 2 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings, finished at 25-under 839 Sunday at the Old North State Club in New London, N.C., fending off Florida State and winning its seventh conference title in nine years.

Ollie Schniederjans, the No. 4 individual in Golfweek's rankings, took medalist honors, shooting a 12-under 204. Schniederjans made bogey only four times in 54 holes, starting the tournament with a 7-under 65 and finishing it with a 3-under 69.

Georgia Tech's Anders Albertson tied for second at 7 under with Virginia's Denny McCarthy.

No. 25 Florida State made a charge at the title, taking a runner-up finish at 19-under 845.

Jack Maguire and Hank Lebioda nabbed top fives for the Seminoles. Lebioda started the tournament with a 4-under 68 and Maguire wrapped it up with a 5-under 67.

Clemson took third at 13 under, Virginia Tech came in fourth at 7 under and Virginia placed fifth at 2 under.