Garrett, a junior from Smithville, tied for 18th after the opening round, five shots behind Tennessee Wesleyans Josh Wheeler and Union Universitys Kody Alexander, who were co-leaders after shooting three-over par 74.
Botts, a freshman from Lebanon, was tied for 28th heading into Tuesdays second round, weather permitting. Senior Zach Brewer, playing individually, posted a 12-over par 83 and was tied for 31st, while freshman Peyton Broyles tied for 38th with a 14-over par 85. Senior Caleb Evans and junior Jeremy Goodman were both tied for 48th after shooting 17-over par 88.
Cumberland was sixth among the field of 10 teams, 12 shots behind Taylor University. Host Trevecca Nazarene held a two-shot lead over Tennessee Wesleyan and four shots ahead of Union University.
TEAM SCORES1. Trevecca Nazarene 307 +232. Tennessee Wesleyan 309 +253. Union Univ. 311 +274. Davenport Univ. 319 +355. Taylor Univ. 322 +386. Cumberland Univ. 334 +507. Belhaven Univ. 335 +518. Blue Mountain College 341 +579. Cedarville Univ. 345 +6110. Urbana Univ. 353 +69
INDIVIDUAL SCORESt18. Austin Garrett +8 79t28. Ryan Botts +11 82t31. Zach Brewer +12 83*t38. Peyton Broyles +14 85t48. Caleb Evans +17 88t48. Jeremy Goodman +17 88