Fossum third, Wolves sixth after moving day at SAC Championship


Fossum third, Wolves sixth after moving day at SAC Championship
Monday, April 18, 2016 | by Josh Manck, Assistant AD for Athletic Communications

ETOWAH, N.C. - The Newberry Wolves cut six strokes from their first round score and moved up to a tie for sixth place after the second round of the 2016 South Atlantic Conference Men's Golf Championship on Monday at Etowah Valley CC.

Newberry shot 298 and is tied with Wingate for sixth with a two-round subtotal of 602 (+26). The Wolves are 11 strokes behind co-leaders Carson-Newman and Lenoir-Rhyne (+15).

Fredrik Fossum is in third place on the individual leaderboard after shooting an even par 72 in Monday's round. He sits at 145 (+1) and is two strokes back of the lead. He bogeyed the first three holes, but came back strong and birdied holes Nos. 5, 6, 14 and 18 to finish at even par for the day.

Freshman Harry Bolton shot 1-over par 73 and sits in 10th in the individual standings. He carded an eagle on the 16th hole and birdied Nos. 6, 10 and 18. He was 1-under par on the back nine.

Carlos Leandro is 37th after a second consecutive 77 and has a two-day score of 154 (+10). Evan DeGrazia dropped three strokes from his opening day and is in 39th at 155 (79-76, +11), including an eagle on No. 6. Spencer Skiff is in 51st at 158 (80-78, +14).

The Wolves tee off in groupings with Mars Hill and Coker starting at 8:30 a.m. in an attempt to make a charge for the title.


2016 South Atlantic Conference Men's Golf Championship
Etowah Valley CC
Etowah, N.C.
Dates: Apr. 17-19, 2016
2nd Round Scores
Par 72, 6892 yards

 Rank   Team Scores  Total   Par 
1.  Carson-Newman   295  296  591   +15
 Lenoir-Rhyne   295  296  591   +15
3.  Lincoln Memorial   300  293  593   +17
4.  Coker   300  296  596   +20
5.  Mars Hill   298  300  598   +22
6.  Newberry   304  298  602   +26
 Wingate   303  299  602   +26
8.  Queens (N.C.)   303  301  604   +28
9.  Brevard   304  301  605   +29
10.  Tusculum   311  299  610   +34
11.  Anderson (S.C.)   310  310  620   +44
 Catawba   317  303  620   +44

 

Newberry   304 298   602    +26   t-6th
Fredrik Fossum   73 72   145    +1   3rd
Harry Bolton   75 73   148    +4   t-10th
Carlos Leandro   77 77   154    +10   t-37th
Evan DeGrazia   79 76   155    +11   t-39th
Spencer Skiff   80 78   158    +14   t-51st