Sherman's 1-under round leads Wolves to second place after day one at Etowah Intercollegiate


Sherman's 1-under round leads Wolves to second place after day one at Etowah Intercollegiate
Monday, September 21, 2015 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

ETOWAH, N.C. - Newberry native Zack Sherman tied his career low with a 71 (-1) in the opening round of the Etowah Intercollegiate, leading the Newberry College Wolves to second place after a 291 (+3) on Monday.

Sherman tied his career low with the -1 round, shooting a consistent round with three birdies and two bogeys. He is currently tied for fourth in the individual standings.

Evan DeGrazia is tied for eighth in the individual standingas after shooting an evan par 72.  Spencer Skiff is tied for 11th with a 73 (+1) that included an eagle on the par 5 sixth hole.

Luke Atack was aggressive in his round, grabbing six birdies on the way to a 75 (+3) and a tie for 19th place. Fredrik Fossum rounded out the Newberry contingent with a 78 (+6).

Newberry is 10 strokes back of Lincoln Memorial in the team standings, as the Railsplitters shot a 281. The tournament concludes Tuesday with 18 holes, as the Wolves will look for a top finish in their second event of the season.


Team Standings

 Rank   Team  Total   Par 
  1  Lincoln Memorial   281   -7
  2  Newberry   291   +3
  3  Brevard   293   +5
t 4  Erskine B   301   +13
t 4  West Alabama   301   +13
t 6  Erskine   308   +20
t 6  Southern Indiana   308   +20
  8  Milligan   310   +22
  9  Brevard B   319   +31

Newberry Individuals

Newberry     291    +3   2nd
Zack Sherman     71    -1   t-4th
Evan DeGrazia     72   E   t-8th
Spencer Skiff     73    +1   t-11th
Luke Atack     75    +3   t-19th
Fredrik Fossum     78    +6   t-30th