Blue Hen Golfers 12th Following First Day of Season-Opening UNCW Seahawk Invitational
February 27, 2011
Photo Courtesy of UD Photo Services
WILMINGTON, N.C. -- The University of Delaware golf team sits in 12th place Sunday following the first day of the UNCW Seahawk Invitational.
The Blue Hens were ninth following a first round team score of 305 but slipped to 338 in the second round to finish the day at 643. Wake Forest leads the very competitive field featuring five top-100 squads at 578, two strokes ahead of East Carolina at 580.
Kevin McLister (at right) was tied for fifth place in the individual standings after shooting an even par 72 during the first round on the par 72, 6,918-yard Nicklaus Course at the Country Club of Landfall. However the senior carded an 81 during the second round and is tied for 36th place with a nine over par 72-81-153.
Junior Greg Matthias fired a 78-83-161, 17 over par, to finish the day in a tie for 58th place, while senior Justin Martinson is tied for 60th after he recorded an 18 over par 74-88-162.
Junior Stephen Scialo fired an 81-86-167 and is 64th at 23 over par, while junior Bobby Arthur is 75th after shooting a 31 over par 83-92-175.
Charlie Harrison of Wake Forest leads the field with a three under par 72-69-141, while Ryan Sullivan of UNC Wilmington is one shot back at 71-71-142.
The invitational concludes Monday with a single round at the Country Club of Landfall.
UNCW Seahawk Invitational Team Scores (following first day): 1. Wake Forest - 578; 2. East Carolina - 580; 3. UNC Wilmington - 583; 4. Liberty - 588; 5. South Carolina - 589; 6. Davidson - 602; 7. VCU - 604; 8. North Carolina - 304; 9. Georgia State - 609; 10. Old Dominion - 612; 11. Towson - 626; 12. Delaware - 643.
Top 10 Individuals: 1. Charlie Harrison (Wake Forest), 72-69-141; 2. Ryan Sullivan (UNC Wilmington), 71-71-142; T3. David Watkins (East Carolina), 73-70-143; T3. Zach Edmondson (East Carolina), 72-71-143; T5. Thomas Bass (UNC Wilmington), 71-73-144; T5. Evan Beck (Wake Forest), 73-71-144; T5. Robert Karlsson (Liberty), 73-71-144; T9. Josh Brock (UNC Wilmington), 71-74-145; T9. Preston Dembowiak (Liberty), 78-67-145; T9. Lee Bedford (Wake Forest), 75-70-145; T9. John Skeadas (Davidson), 72-73-145; T9. Blaine Woodruff (South Carolina), 76-69-145.
Delaware Finishers: T36. Kevin McLister, 72-81-153; T58. Greg Matthias, 78-83-161; T60. Justin Martinson, 74-88-162; 64. Stephen Scialo, 81-86-167; 65. Bobby Arthur, 83-92-175