CLEMMONS, N.C. -- Barton fired a sizzling 6-under 278 in the final round to win the 2007 CVAC Men's Tournament at the par-71, 6,800-yard Salem Glen Golf and Country Club course Tuesday.

The Bulldogs got a pair of 3-under 68s from Stephen Harrison and Neal Jones, a 70 from Jonathan Burke, and a 72 from Nick Nosewicz to rally from an eight-shot deficit after 36 holes and nip Belmont Abbey by one shot.

Barton finished the 54-hole event at 871. Belmont Abbey was second at 872, Anderson was third at 885, Pfeiffer was fourth at 888, and Queens University of Charlotte was fifth at 891.

Rounding out the field were Coker 904, Mount Olive 908, Limestone 910, and St. Andrews Presbyterian 914.

Second-round leader Belmont Abbey did not post a score higher than 75 but it wasn't good enough to hold off Barton. Kasey Timms led the Crusaders in the final round with a 69.

Anderson had a steady final round. Adam Sheriff and Ryan Sprayberry both shot 72, Kurt Owings shot 73, and Nick Kirby posted a 77.

Burke took medalist honors with a 54-hole total of 4-under 209. Connor Tomlinson of Belmont Abbey was second at 2-under 211, John Kolls of St. Andrews was third at 214, David Harris of Pfeiffer was fourth at at 215, and Scott Kegerreis II of Queens was fifth at 216.

Coker’s Blaine Rogers finished tied for ninth place with a 220 (+7) total, followed by Chris Marsh and Jimmy Gillam at 223 (+10). Stephen Frisch and Jay Goldenberg rounded out the field for Coker, shooting 242 (+29) and 245 (+32) respectively.

2007 CVAC Men's Golf Final Results