Wolves shoot season low round; Newberry in eighth after 36 holes


Wolves shoot season low round; Newberry in eighth after 36 holes
Sunday, March 13, 2016 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

MONROE, N.C. - The Newberry Wolves shot their first under-par round of the season and are in eighth place after 36 holes at the Ralph Hargett Intercollegiate hosted by Wingate University at the Monroe CC on Sunday.

Newberry shot a season-best 285 (-3) in the first round of the tournament for the first under-par round of the year. After 36 holes, Newberry is in eighth place with a 581 (285-296, +5). Young Harris has the lead in the tournament at 10-under par. The second round is not completed officially, as five golfers' rounds were still in progress as darkness fell.

Carlos Leandro tied his career low in the opening round with a 2-under par 70. Nick Lussier also set a career low in the first round with a 1-under par 71. Evan DeGrazia and Fredrik Fossum each shot even par 72 in the opening round to total Newberry's 285.

The Wolves' score jumped a bit to 296 in the second round. Leandro and Fossum each shot 73, while Lussier shot 74 and DeGrazia totaled 76.

After the second round, with placements unofficial due to the five remaining players, Leandro is tied for 16th at -1, Fossum and Lussier are tied for 26th at +1, DeGrazia is tied for 41st at +4 and Spencer Skiff is tied for 61st at +9.

The third and final round of the tournament begins at 9 a.m. Monday following the completion of the five players' second rounds.

Hargett Memorial Invitational -- 2nd Round

Monroe CC
Monroe, N.C.
Dates: Mar. 13-14, 2015
Par 72


 Rank   Team Scores  Total   Par 
1.  Young Harris   281  285  566   -10
2.  Wingate   282  285  567   -9
3.  Lincoln Memorial   282  288  570   -6
4.  Mars Hill   292  280  572   -4
5.  Brevard   285  288  573   -3
   Lenoir-Rhyne   289  284  573   -3
7.  Pfeiffer   292  287  579   +3
8.  Newberry   285  296  581   +5
9.  Belmont Abbey A   296  287  583   +7
10.  Tusculum   291  293  584   +8
11.  Coker   297  297  594   +18
12.  Belmont Abbey B   303  304  607   +31
13.  Walters CC   307  304  611   +35
14.  Catawba   311  304  615   +39
15.  Benedict   308  311  619   +43
   Queens (N.C.)   295  dnf    
   Findlay   298  dnf    

 

Newberry   285 296   581    +5   8th
Carlos Leandro   70 73   143    -1   t-16th
Fredrik Fossum   72 73   145    +1   t-26th
Nick Lussier   71 74   145    +1   t-26th
Evan DeGrazia   72 76   148    +4   t-41st
Spencer Skiff   76 77   153    +9   t-61st