Indians lead Division I Ironwood Pirate Intercollegiate after first day
Friday, April 4, 2008 | by Stanley tied for lead with Lown in third

GREENVILLE, N.C. - Newberry College's Daniel Stanley shot a four-under-par 68, while teammate Ben Lown carded a three-under par 69 to give the Indians the lead after round one of the 2008 Ironwood Pirate Intercollegiate on Friday at the par 72, 7,102-yard Ironwood Golf & Country Club.

Stanley (Inman, S.C.) is tied atop the leaderboard with Boston College's Alex Snickenberger who also carded a 68 through 18 holes of competition.

Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) sits alone in third place, while Christopher Couch (36-34) of Francis Marion and Daniel Castleberry (34-36) of Barton each fired a two-under-par 70 to tie for fourth place.

St. John's (N.Y.) Evan Beirne (35-36) and Villanova's Colin List (35-36) are tied for sixth place after shooting one-under-par 71. Eleven other competitors are tied for eighth and within four strokes of the lead after they recorded rounds of par 72, including East Carolina's Andre Thorsen (37-35) and Warren Straub (36-36).

Newberry tallied a team round total of two-under-par 286 and enters Saturday's second round with a four stroke lead over Liberty and an eight-stroke lead over third place St. John's. East Carolina is in fourth place, nine strokes behind the Indians.

Brandon Burnside (North Augusta, S.C.) is in the 11-way tie for eighth after shooting an even-par 72 (36-36). John Allen Meetze (Chapin, S.C.) is tied for 50th with a five-over 77 (38-39), while Stephen Holmes (Chapin, S.C.) rounds out Newberry competitors in a tie for 61st with a six-over 78 (39-39).

Second round competition is scheduled to begin Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with final round play slated for Sunday at 7:30 a.m.

Ironwood Pirate Intercollegiate
Dates: 04/04-04/06, 2008
Round: 1
Par-Yardage: 72-7102

  1  Newberry College        286
T 1  Daniel Stanley    36- 32 68
  3  Ben Lown          34- 35 69
T 8  Brandon Burnside  36- 36 72
T 50 John Allen Meetze 38- 39 77
T 61 Stephen Holmes    39- 39 78

Team Standings
1  Newberry College     286
2  Liberty University   290
3  St. John's Univ.     294
4  East Carolina Univ.  295
   Francis Marion U.    295
6  Boston College       296
7  Winthrop University  298
8  Seton Hall Univ.     299
   Longwood University  299
   Barton College       299
   Georgetown Univ.     299
12 Villanova University 302
13 George Mason Univ.   306
14 Radford University   308
15 Delaware, U. of      309