Newberry in 9th place after second round at Southeast Region Preview

Newberry in 9th place after second round at Southeast Region Preview
Monday, October 19, 2009 | by Stanley tied for eighth after Tuesday's round of 69

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

1.Lander University297283580+20
2.Barton College299284583+23
3.Belmont Abbey College294292586+26
4.USC Aiken301292593+33
Carson-Newman College298295593+33
6.Mount Olive College296298594+34
7.UNC Pembroke304293597+37
Flagler College307290597+37
9.Newberry College299305604+44
10.Wingate University307302609+49
Erskine College307302609+49
12.St. Andrew's Presbyterian College300311611+51
13.Anderson University315301616+56
14.Lees-McRae College316308624+64
15.North Georgia College & State University312319631+71
16.St. Andrew's Presbyterian B329317646+86

Newberry Individuals
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