Newberry seventh after 36 holes at UNG Invitational


Newberry seventh after 36 holes at UNG Invitational
Monday, October 5, 2015 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

DAHLONEGA, Ga. - The Newberry Wolves' men's golf team shot its two best rounds of the fall season Monday and sit in seventh place after 36 holes at the University of North Georgia Invitational.

Newberry shot 290 in both rounds for a two-round score of 580 (+4). Six teams are at or below par led by tournament leaders Lee (-18).

The Wolves' top player in the first day's action was Carlos Leandro, who is -1 (71-72=143) and tied for 17th. In an up-and-down opening day, Leandro had six birdies and an eagle in the first round and five birdies in the second round.

Evan DeGrazia and Fredrik Fossum are tied for 27th in the event at +1. DeGrazia had four birdies in the first round and three in the second round to total his 145 (73-72). Fossum had three birdies in the first round and two in the second round, also shooting a 145 (72-73).

Spencer Skiff is tied for 38th at +3 (74-73=147). He had four birdies in his both of his rounds on the opening day. Zack Sherman is tied for 57th at +7 (78-73=151). Sherman birdied a pair of par five holes in the opening round, while also carding two birdies in the second round.

The Wolves are in seventh place of 17 teams in a stacked field with some of the top teams in the Southeast Region and five teams ranked in the top 25 of the national coaches' poll.

Newberry completes the event with 18 holes on Tuesday


Team Standings

 Rank   Team Scores  Total   Par 
  1  Lee   284  274  558   -18
  2  Carson-Newman   283  280  563   -13
  3  West Georgia   285  279  564   -12
  4  Georgia Southwestern   284  285  569   -7
  5  Columbus State   286  285  571   -5
  6  Young Harris   291  285  576   E
  7  Newberry   290  290  580   +4
  8  Lander   291  292  583   +7
  9  Montevallo   293  291  584   +8
  10  Clayton State   292  293  585   +9
  11  Georgia College   300  288  588   +12
  12  Palm Beach Atlantic   299  292  591   +15
  13  West Alabama   297  302  599   +23
t 14  North Georgia   304  301  605   +29
t 14  Shorter   300  305  605   +29
  16  Catawba   300  314  614   +38
  17  Coker   312  305  617   +41

Newberry Individuals

Newberry   290 290   580    +4   7th
Carlos Leandro   71 72   143    -1   t-17th
Evan DeGrazia   73 72   145    +1   t-27th
Fredrik Fossum   72 73   145    +1   t-27th
Spencer Skiff   74 73   147    +3   t-38th
Zack Sherman   78 73   151    +7   t-57th