CLEMMONS, N.C. - The No. 14-ranked Newberry College men's golf team is in ninth place midway through the 72-hole Will Wilson Division II Southeast Preview after Monday's second round held in Clemmons, N.C.
The scarlet and gray shot a second round 305, 25-over par, and trail tournament leader Lander University by 24 strokes. Newberry was tied for fifth place after Sunday's first round of 299, falling four spots on Monday with a two round total of 604 (+44).
Barton College moved from fifth into second place, while USC Aiken jumped four spots from eighth into a tie for fourth place. Flagler College also jumped out of a three way tie for 10th place into a two way tie for seventh with UNC Pembroke.
Individually, Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) is in a tie for eighth place after shooting 1-under par in the second round. A junior, Stanley improved his score by seven strokes an has a stroke total of 145 (76-69; +5) with two rounds left to play.
Senior Sean Collard (Gauteng, South Africa) is tied for 10th with a two round score of 146 (74-72). Netting a second round 72, Collard is just one stroke behind Stanley and is 6-over par for the tournament.
After leading the tournament after the first round, freshman Chandler Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) is tied for 22nd following a second round 81. Gruenemeier shot a 68, 2-under par, on Sunday but fell 21 spots individually. Chandler heads into the third day of play with a two round total of 149 (68-81; +9).
Junior Stephen Holmes (Chapin, S.C.) is tied for 74th with a 164 (81-83; +24) while junior Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) did not register a score in the second round. Lown shot an 81 on Sunday.
The scarlet and gray still have 36 holes of golf left at the par-70 Tanglewood Park Golf Club-Championship course. Play resumes Tuesday morning.
Will Wilson Division II Southeast Region Preview
Clemmons, N.C. Tanglewood Golf Course
|3.||Belmont Abbey College||294||292||586||+26|
|6.||Mount Olive College||296||298||594||+34|
|12.||St. Andrew's Presbyterian College||300||311||611||+51|
|15.||North Georgia College & State University||312||319||631||+71|
|16.||St. Andrew's Presbyterian B||329||317||646||+86|
T8. Daniel Stanley 76 69 145 +5
T10. Sean Collard 74 72 146 +6
T22. Chandler Gruenemeier 68 81 149 +9
T74. Stephen Holmes 81 83 164 +24
87. Ben Lown 81 0 81