Wolves four strokes back at Richard Rendleman Invitational

Wolves four strokes back at Richard Rendleman Invitational
Monday, March 7, 2011 | by Newberry tied for fifth after first round in Salisbury

SALISBURY, N.C. - The No. 14 Newberry College men's golf program is tied for fifth place after the completion of Monday's first round at the Richard Rendleman Invitational hosted by Catawba College.

The Wolves shot a first round team combined stroke total of 296, 12-over par, at the par-71, 6,665-yard Country Club of Salisbury golf course and trail tournament leaders UNC Pembroke and Queens University of Charlotte by four strokes.

Individually, junior Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) is currently in fourth place after a first round final score of 70, 1-under par. Senior Ben Lown (North Augusta, S.C.) is tied for 12th with a 2-over par 73 and so is sophomore Brooks Massey (Lexington, S.C.).

Junior Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England) and sophomore Chandler Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) are tied for 67th with opening rounds of 80, 9-over par.

Carson-Newman College golfer Gavin Hay is the individual tournament leader after shooting a 68, 3-under par, on Monday.

The Wolves begin round two on Tuesday morning in Salisbury, N.C.

Richard Rendleman Invitational (March 7-8, 2011)
Country Club of Salisbury Salisbury, N.C.
72 Yardage: 6,665

First Round ResultsRd. 1Relation to Par
1.UNC Pembroke292+8
Queens University of Charlotte292+8
3.Belmont Abbey College295+11
Carson-Newman College295+11
5.Pfeiffer University296+12
Newberry College296+12
7.Lincoln Memorial University297+13
8.Tusculum College300+16
9.University of Findlay303+19
10.Grand Valley State University305+21
Catawba College305+21
12.Lenoir-Rhyne University307+23
13.North Greenville University309+25
14.Limestone College312+28
15.Wingate University313+29
16.Mars Hill College315+31
17.King College321+37

Newberry Individuals

4.Matthew Campbell35-3570-1
T12.Ben Lown39-3473+2
T12.Brooks Massey38-3573+2
T67.Matthew Killen38-4280+9
T67.Chandler Gruenemeier43-3780+9