Wolves improve in second round at Kiawah Classic


Wolves improve in second round at Kiawah Classic
Monday, November 2, 2015 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

KIAWAH ISLAND - The Newberry Wolves' men's golf team dropped six strokes from their first round score, moving from the foot of the leaderboard in the second round of the Kiawah Classic by Aramark at the Turtle Point GC on Monday.

The Wolves shot 303 (+15) and moved ahead of local rival Presbyterian and just two strokes back of Louisiana-Monroe. Newberry is grouped with those teams and selected individual competitors in the third round Tuesday for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Newberry was led by a trio of golfers at 75 (+3) on the day. Luke Atack moved up to 60th in the individual standings with a 36-hole subtotal of 151. He had three birdies in Monday's action.

Spencer Skiff had an erratic scoring day on the way to his 75, with five birdies mixed in. He is tied with Carlos Leandro in 79th. Leandro shot 79 Monday.

Evan DeGrazia notched two birdies en route to a 75 Monday and is tied for 94th. Fredrik Fossum carded a 78 Monday is is tied for 114th on the individual leaderboard.

Newberry is the only Division II team in the 22-team field. Hosts Charleston Southern (566) lead the solid field and Augusta's Robin Petersson is topping the field at -10 through two rounds. Loyola (Md.)'s Connor Flach notched a hole-in-one in Monday's action.


Team Standings

 Rank   Team Scores  Total   Par 
1.  Charleston Southern   287  279  566   -10
2.  Virginia   289  282  571   -5
3.  Augusta   289  286  575   -1
   Duke   293  282  575   -1
5.  College of Charleston   295  284  579   +3
6.  Georgia Southern   292  289  581   +5
7.  Maryland   300  286  586   +10
8.  Virginia Tech   292  295  587   +11
9.  Loyola (Md.)   302  289  591   +15
10.  Georgia Tech   293  299  592   +16
11.  Missouri   292  301  593   +17
12.  Coastal Carolina   300  294  594   +18
13.  Rice   301  297  598   +22
14.  Gardner-Webb   296  303  599   +23
15.  Jacksonville State   295  305  600   +24
   Radford   298  302  600   +24
17.  Winthrop   305  297  602   +26
18.  USC Upstate   299  306  605   +29
19.  Richmond   297  312  609   +33
20.  ULM   306  304  610   +34
21.  Newberry   309  303  612   +36
22.  Presbyterian   309  307  616   +40

Newberry Individuals

Newberry   309 303   612    +36   21st
Luke Atack   76 75   151    +7   t-60th
Carlos Leandro   74 79   153    +9   t-79th
Spencer Skiff   78 75   153    +9   t-79th
Evan DeGrazia   81 75   156    +12   t-94th
Fredrik Fossum   87 78   165    +21   t-114th