Scarlet and gray tied for 10th place with 18 holes left to play in Lakeland, Fla.


Scarlet and gray tied for 10th place with 18 holes left to play in Lakeland, Fla.
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 | by Junior Daniel Stanley is tied for 11th place after 36 holes

LAKELAND, Fla. - The No. 23 ranked Newberry College men's golf team is in 10th place after the completion of 36 holes at the Matlock Collegiate Classic held in Lakeland, Fla. on Monday.

Day one was scheduled for two rounds of play at the par-72, 7,065-yard Lone Palm Golf Club, but rainy conditions slowed play and the final holes of the second round were delayed until Tuesday morning.

After 36 holes, the scarlet and gray are in a two-way tie for 10th locked with Clayton State University at 603 strokes. Newberry showcased vast improvement from round one to round two, shaving 13 strokes of an opening round 308. The scarlet and gray are 27-over par (308-295=603) with the third and final round currently underway.

The 15 team field is chasing Barry University this morning. The Buccaneers hold a five stroke lead over second place Florida Southern College. Shooting the only under par combined score through two rounds, Barry finished 36 holes at 571 strokes (279-292; -5).

Individually, junior Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) is tied for 11th place with a two round score of 146 (74-72; +2). Stanley has seven birdies in the tournament.

Freshman Chandler Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) is tied for 35th with a 150 (77-73; +6) and picked up one of only three eagles in the tournament through 36 holes. Sophomore Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) shot a 152 (79-73; +8)and is tied for 41st.

Sophomore Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England) is tied for 58th at 155 (78-77; +11) while senior Sean Collard (Gauteng, South Africa) is tied for 73rd with a 162 (81-81; +18).

The tournament's individual leader is Victory Billskoog from Barry. Billskoog shot a 136 (65-71; -8) and holds a two stroke lead over Joe Young from Georgia College and State University.

The third and final round is currently underway. Stay tuned to www.NewberryAthleticSite.com for the final results later this evening.

Matlock Collegiate Classic (Feb. 15-16, 2010)
Lone Palm Golf Club Lakeland, Fla.
Par:
72 Yardage: 7,065

Teams (Through 36 holes)Rd. 1Rd. 2TotalRelation to Par
1.Barry University279292571-5
2.Florida Southern College295281576E
3.Georgia College & State University291288579+3
4.University of West Florida289295584+8
5.Florida Institute of Technology293295588+12
6.Nova Southeastern University300292592+16
Rollins College295297592+16
Saint Leo University301291592+16
9.Lynn University294307601+25
10.Newberry College308295603+27
Clayton State University299304603+27
12.Valdosta State University311295606+30
13.Delta State University294313607+31
14.Columbus State University307303610+34
15.Eckerd College313308621+45

Newberry Individuals (Through 36 holes)

T11.Daniel Stanley7472146+2
T35.Chandler Gruenemeier7773150+6
T41Matthew Campbell7973152+8
T58.Matthew Killen7877155+11
T73.Sean Collard8181162+18