Men's Golf in 7th at McDonough Cup

Jared Dalga shot 3-under on par-5 scoring holes Monday at the McDonough Cup. Photo by Joel Auerbach

ORLANDO -- Barry University men's golf team shot 291-289 -- 580 in the first two rounds of the McDonough Cup hosted by Rollins College at Eagle Creek Golf Club Monday, and occupy seventh place.

The Buccaneers trail leader Florida Tech by eight strokes in the 15-team tournament, which includes 14 ranked teams or those receiving votes in the Golf World/Nike NCAA Division II national poll. The Bucs are ranked No. 1.

Nova Southeastern is second, a stroke behind the Panthers, while Armstrong Atlantic is third at 574. The top 10 teams are within 10 strokes of each other in the 84-player field.

Barry's Adam Svensson and Mario Beltran are tied for 13th at 1-under 143 on the 7,152-yard course which played slow Monday despite sunny skies. Bucs teammate Jared Dalga is tied for 21st at even par. Lander's Robert Prior shot a 6-under 138 in the first 36 holes, and leads the tournament by two strokes over a pack of four tied for second. 

The Bucs, which won two tournaments and finished second in another this fall, trail fifth place Columbus State by three strokes and sixth place host Rollins by two.

Barry's Berry Jole is tied for 59th after a 77-73 -- 150 first day. Nico Cavero is tied for 71st at 154 after shooing a pair of 74s.

Beltran sank nine birdie putts. He and Dalga were 3-under in par-5 scoring holes. Svensson is 3-under in par-4 scoring. The Buccaneers had 30 birdies as a team, which trails leader Florida Tech's 36. 

Florida Tech was the only team to break par in par-4 scoring holes, putting up an aggregate score of 3.94 to finish at 6-under. Barry was tied for third with Armstrong Atlantic at 4.01 for 1-over. Rollins was even for the day. 

Tee times begin at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the final round. 

 

McDonough Cup
Dates: 10/28-10/29, 2013
Round: 2
* Individual
Par-Yardage: 72-7152


FINQ Top 20 Teams Scores
1 Florida Tech 290 282 572
2 Nova Southeastern U. 284 289 573
3 Armstrong 288 286 574
4 Lander University 286 290 576
5 Columbus State 289 288 577
6 Rollins College 290 288 578
7 Barry University 291 289 580
8 Eckerd College 295 287 582
Lynn University 288 294 582
Flagler College 294 288 582
11 Valdosta St. U. 292 293 585
12 Mount Olive College 300 286 586
Carson-Newman University 303 283 586
14 Florida Southern Col 296 293 589
15 Tampa, U. of 296 296 592
16 Saint Leo University 298 296 594

FINQ Top 20 Players School Scores
1 Robert Prior Lander U. 68 70 138
2 Jonathan Kim-Moss CNU 72 68 140
Yannick Gumowski CSU 71 69 140
Joe Ellis FL Tech 69 71 140
Jose Andres Miranda Lynn U. 66 74 140
6 Tyler Sluman Rollins 74 67 141
Cory Griffin Armstrong 69 72 141
8 Tim Crouch Fl. South 70 72 142
Hunter O'Mahony Nova SE 72 70 142
Travis Williamson Armstrong 72 70 142
Ray Badenhorst FL Tech 71 71 142
Emil Sorebo Rollins 71 71 142
13 Adam Svensson Barry U. 72 71 143
Jeff Evanier Eckerd 72 71 143
Robert Mize CSU 71 72 143
John Fordham ValdostaSt 70 73 143
Mario Beltran Barry U. 70 73 143
Trevor Joseph Saint Leo 72 71 143
Henrik Honkalehto FL Tech 74 69 143
Ian Facey Nova SE 69 74 143

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