Wolves lead Division I Rutgers Invitational after 36 holes

Wolves lead Division I Rutgers Invitational after 36 holes
Friday, September 10, 2010 | by Junior Matthew Killen is tied for 1st after record breaking first round

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - The Newberry College men's golf program is in first place after the completion of 36-holes of The Rutgers University Invitational in New Brunswick, N.J. on Friday.

The Wolves hold a 10-stroke lead over Seton Hall University with a combined stroke total of 567, 1-under par. Newberry churned out an even par 284 for the first 18 holes at the par-71, 6,337-yard Rutgers University Golf Course.

Improving on round one, the Wolves shot one under par, 283, in the second round with help of a record breaking individual performance. Junior Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England) set a new 18-hole school record with a first round score of 65, 6-under par. Killen posted a 74, 3-under par, in the second round and is tied for the individual lead with a 139, 3-under par.

Junior Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) is tied for sixth after Friday's rounds with a two round score of 144 (73-71; +2). Senior Daniel Stanley (Inman, S.C.) finished the first day in a tie for eighth place (70-75=145; +3) representing the third Newberry individual in the top-10.

Sophomore Trey Dennis (Moncks Corner, S.C.) shot a 146 (76-70; +4) and is tied for 11th while senior Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) sits in a tie for 28th with a 150 (82-68; +8).

The third and final round begins at 7:30 a.m. Saturday morning.

The Rutgers Invitational (Sept. 10-11, 2010)
The Rutgers University Golf Course New Brunswick, N.J.
71 Yardage: 6,337

First Round Results

TeamRd. 1Rd. 2TotalRelation to Par
1.Newberry College284283567-1
2.Seton Hall University297280577+9
3.Columbia University287303590+22
4.Lehigh University293302595+27
5.Rutgers University295301596+28
6.Lafayette College300297597+29
7.Fairfield University300300600+32
8.Post University309298607+39
Long Island University-Brooklyn305302607+39
10.Fairleigh Dickinson College303308611+43
11.Adelphi University306306612+44
12.Monmouth University305310615+47
Lowell University of Massachussetts311304615+47
14.St. Peter's College303314617+49
15.Rider University315303618+50
16.Hofstra University322314636+68
17.Wagner College321327648+80

Newberry Individuals
T1.Matthew Killen6574139-3
T6.Matthew Campbell7371144+2
T8.Daniel Stanley7075145+3
T11.Trey Dennis7670146+4
T28.Ben Lown8268150+8