Strong performances from Atack and Sherman push Wolves up three spots in final standings at Kiawah Island Invitational


Strong performances from Atack and Sherman push Wolves up three spots in final standings at Kiawah Island Invitational
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

KIAWAH ISLAND - Two Newberry Wolves shot rounds under par Tuesday, as the scarlet and gray finished in 13th place in a tightly packed field at the Kiawah Island Invitational at the Osprey Point GC.

Luke Atack (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada) and Zack Sherman (Newberry, S.C.) each shot 71 (-1) in Tuesday's round as the Wolves lowered their team score by six stroke. Newberry finished the 36-hole event with a score of 602 (304-298, +26).

Atack and Spencer Skiff (Aiken, S.C.) tied for 23rd in the eventh at 147 (+3), while Sherman was tied for 25th one stroke behind them at 148 (+4).

Newcomer Carlos Leandro (Aljaraque, Spain) tied for 82nd at 160 (+16) and Nick Lussier (Barton, Vt.) tied for 89th at 171.

Host team USC Aiken won the team competition at 573 (-3), while USCA's Hubert Tisserand won medalist honors at 139 (-5).

The Wolves return to the links for their second fall event next week, traveling to St. Augustine, Fla., for Flagler's Jay Jennison Memorial.


Team Standings

 Rank   Team Scores  Total   Par 
  1  USC Aiken   284  289  573   -3
t 2  Flagler   287  292  579   +3
t 2  Georgia College   290  289  579   +3
t 4  Limestone   293  294  587   +11
t 4  Lincoln Memorial   296  291  587   +11
  6  Tusculum   289  301  590   +14
  7  Valdosta State   301  291  592   +16
  8  Erskine   293  300  593   +17
  9  Mount Olive   295  299  594   +18
  10  Carson-Newman   296  302  598   +22
  11  Coker   305  294  599   +23
  12  Belmont Abbey   302  298  600   +24
  13  Newberry   304  298  602   +26
  14  Brevard   302  302  604   +28
  15  King   302  303  605   +29
  16  Barton   302  305  607   +31
  17  Armstrong State   302  319  621   +45
  18  Catawba   316  315  631   +55

 


Newberry Players

Newberry   304 298   602    +26   13th
Luke Atack   76 71   147    +3   t-23rd
Spencer Skiff   72 75   147    +3   t-23rd
Zack Sherman   77 71   148    +4   t-25th
Carlos Leandro   79 81   160    +16   t-82nd
Nick Lussier   87 84   171    +27   t-89th