FORT MYERS, Fla. – After capturing a 294 in Saturday’s second spherical, the FGCU males’s golf group dropped again two spots to complete the day in a tie for fifth heading into Sunday’s last spherical of the Linger Longer Invitational. The Eagles sit tied with Chattanooga with a 36-hole complete of 594 and are simply three strokes behind No. 45 Virginia and eight behind Louisiana Tech.
“We made a number of errors at the moment in comparison with yesterday,” stated head coach Andrew Danna. “Now we have another spherical of competitors left that we’re wanting ahead to and we are going to profit from that likelihood.”
Sophomore Jon Hopkins (Bishop’s Stortford, England/Mississippi Gulf Coast CC) and senior Van Holmgren (Plymouth, Minn./Waysata HS/North Dakota State) lead the Inexperienced and Blue as they’re tied for 16th individually. Van Holmgren shot 71 on Saturday, whereas Hopkins scored 74 as each have a two-round complete of 144.
Freshman Austin Cherichella (Orlando, Fla./Lake Nona HS) shot 73 for the second straight spherical and sits tied for 30th (146). Junior Brady Madsen (Raymond, Minn./MacCray HS/Winona State) is only a stroke behind Cherichella and is tied for 36th. Graduate Michael O’Brien (West Chester, Ohio/Archbishop Moeller HS/Saint Joseph’s) rounds out the group in 72nd with a two-day complete of 156.
No. 51 Charlotte moved into first place after scoring 277 on Saturday shifting forward of No. 40 Georgia Tech which shot 284. Connor McKay of Center Tennessee State and John Gough of Charlotte are every tied for first individually with a two-day rating of 135.
The Eagles, ranked 85th within the www.GolfStat.com rankings, added 27 birdies on the day and have the fourth most within the subject with 39 – simply six behind Charlotte and Georgia Tech’s main complete of 45.
On Saturday, Holmgren completed the spherical one-under par thanks to a few birdies on the entrance 9 that allowed him to enter the flip at two-under. Cherichella and Hopkins every had been even to start out the day’s first 9 holes. Cherichella added two birdies on the again 9 to complete one over, whereas Hopkins was par-or-better on seven of the final 9 holes of the day to complete with 74.
The Eagles will open the ultimate spherical tomorrow beginning at 9:15 AM on gap No. 1 with dwell scoring offered by way of www.GolfStat.com.
T16 – Van Holmgren – 73-71 – 144
T16 – Jon Hopkins – 70-74 – 144
T30 – Austin Cherichella – 73-73 – 146
T36 – Brady Madsen – 71-76 – 147
72 – Michael O’Brien – 75-81 – 156
Linger Longer Event Scoring (GolfStat.com Rating):
1 – #51 Charlotte – 285 – 277 – 562
2 – #40 Georgia Tech – 283-284 – 567
three – #108 Louisiana Tech – 290-283 – 573
four – #45 Virginia – 291-287 – 578
T5 – #85 FGCU – 287-294 – 581
T5 – #142 Chattanooga – 297-284 – 581
7 – #79 Center Tennessee State – 296-287 – 583
eight – #160 Memphis – 289-295 – 584
9 – #146 Mercer – 297-290 – 587
10 – #154 Excessive Level – 287-302 – 589
11 – #119 Kennesaw State – 295-296 – 591
12 – North Alabama – 294-300 – 594
T13 – #153 Georgia State – 299-297 – 596
T13 – #106 Augusta – 308-288 – 596
15 – #145 Troy – 298-299 – 597
16 – #126 Toledo – 300-299 – 599
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