Gruenemeier, Wolves tied for lead after two rounds at Rollins Invitational


Gruenemeier, Wolves tied for lead after two rounds at Rollins Invitational
Monday, October 24, 2011

ORLANDO, Fla. - Chandler Gruenemeier is tied for the tournament lead at the Rollins Invitational, as he leads the No. 19 Newberry College men's golf team after two rounds. The Wolves and conference rival Carson-Newman are tied for the team lead with a 7-over par 583.

Gruenemeier (Jacksonville, Fla.) shot the low round of the day in the opening round with a 4-under par 68. He followed that up with an even par 72 in the second round to tie with Rollins' Spencer Cole for the individual lead after Monday's play.

Matthew Campbell (Rome, N.Y.) is tied for 11th place with a 1-over par 145 and Matthew Killen (Yorkshire, England) is tied for 23rd after a 4-over 148 through the first 36 holes.

Jon Weiss (Sumter, S.C.) is tied for 41st at 9-over 153, while Jon Lussier (Barton, Vt.) rounds out the Newberry contingent with a 10-over par 154 in a tie for 46th.

The Wolves are ranked 19th in the nation, but find themselves ahead of a number of ranked teams after 36 holes. No. 13 Columbus State is in fourth place, seven strokes back of Newberry, while No. 20 Florida Southern is in fifth, nine strokes off the lead. No. 3 Lynn is in eighth at the tournament, 11 strokes off the pace.

The tournament concludes with 18 holes on Tuesday.

Rollins Invitational
Rio Pinar GC
Orlando, Fla.
Dates: 10/24-25/2011
2nd Round Scores
Par 72, 7001 yards (11 teams, 74 players)

Pl. Team Scores Total Par
1. Carson-Newman.................. 296 287 583 +7
Newberry....................... 292 291 583 +7
3. Rollins........................ 287 298 585 +9
4. Columbus State................. 289 301 590 +14
5. Florida Southern............... 295 297 592 +16
6. Eckerd......................... 297 296 593 +17
Flagler........................ 296 297 593 +17
8. Lynn........................... 300 294 594 +18
9. Saint Leo...................... 303 304 607 +31
10. Brevard CC..................... 313 300 613 +37
11. Tampa.......................... 309 313 622 +46

Newberry...................... 292 291 583 +7 t- 1st
Chandler Gruenemeier.......... 68 72 140 -4 t- 1st
Matthew Campbell.............. 73 72 145 +1 t-11th
Matthew Killen................ 75 73 148 +4 t-23rd
Jon Weiss..................... 76 77 153 +9 t-41st
Jon Lussier................... 80 74 154 +10 t-46th