Men's Golf Holds 8-Stroke Lead at Matlock Classic

Marcelo Huarte is one of three Bucs tied for fourth, 8 strokes behind the leader at the Matlock Classic. Photo by Joel Auerbach

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Barry University's No. 2-ranked men's golf team has an eight-stroke lead after two rounds of the Matlock Classic hosted by Florida Southern.

The Buccaneers shot 278-281 -- 559 in the opening two rounds Monday on the 7,090-yard Lone Palm Golf Club. Florida Southern is second at 567, and Lynn third at 3-under 573.

A trio of Buccaneers are tied for fourth individually, and all five of them are in the top 15. Marcelo Huarte shot 71-69 -- 140. Marcus Segerstrom shot 69-71 -- 140. Scott Smyers, a Lakeland native, shot 67-73 -- 140. All three are tied for fourth at 4-under.

Florida Southern's Tim Crouch shot 64-68 -- 132, and at 12-under, holds a three-stroke lead over teammate Case Gard, who shot 69-66 -- 135. Florida Tech's Ray Badenhorst shot 72-67 -- 139, and is third.

Barry's Jaime Rodriguez is tied for 10th in a pack of five after shooting 1-under 71-72 -- 143. Buccaneers freshman Adam Svensson shot 75-69 -- 144, and is tied for 15th at even-par with two other golfers.

Segerstrom had an eagle and nine birdies. Smyers birdied 10 holes. Rodriguez had nine birdies. Segerstrom is tied for the tournament lead in par-5 scoring at 6-under.

Third round coverage begins at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

 

Matlock Collegiate Classic    
Lone Palm G. C.         Lakeland, FL   
Par:        72                
Yardage:  7065                

Fin.   School                   Scores  

         1   Barry University         278  281    559
      T  4    Marcus Segerstrom        69   71    140
      T  4    Scott Smyers             67   73    140
      T  4    Marcelo Huarte           71   69    140
      T 10    Jaime Rodriguez          71   72    143
      T 15    Adam Svensson            75   69    144

         2   Florida Southern Col     284  283    567
         1    Tim Crouch               64   68    132
         2    Case Gard                69   66    135
      T 38    Joe Leavitt              76   74    150
      T 38    Austin Schultz           75   75    150
      T 65    Peter Creighton          77   78    155

         3   Lynn University          289  284    573
      T  4    Jose Andres Miranda      68   72    140
      T 15    Daniel Young             77   67    144
      T 19    Ernesto Vitienes         73   73    146
      T 19    Roberto Francioni        73   73    146
      T 23    Filip Timmerman          75   72    147

      T  4   West Florida, U. of      293  287    580
      T 10    Gary Buffington III      73   70    143
      T 10    Talin Rajendranath       72   71    143
      T 29    Spencer Olson            73   75    148
      T 29    Adam Whipp               75   73    148
      T 49    Juan Miguel Heredia      78   73    151

      T  4   Florida Tech             290  290    580
         3    Ray Badenhorst           72   67    139
      T 10    Justin Kalanquin         69   74    143
      T 53    Brett Krog               77   75    152
      T 53    David Glenister          78   74    152
      T 59    Brandon Lau              72   81    153

         6   Lander University        288  296    584
      T  8    Greg McCullough          68   73    141
      T 23    Robert Prior             72   75    147
      T 38    Jordan McColl            73   77    150
      T 38    Oliver Van Nairn         79   71    150
      T 53    Tucker Nelson            75   77    152

         7   Columbus State           298  287    585
      T 19    Jack Stumpfig            71   75    146
      T 23    Robert Mize              75   72    147
      T 23    Jesse Gibson             78   69    147
      T 29    Yannick Gumowski         74   74    148
      T 38    Bryan Lichimo            78   72    150

         8   Valdosta St. U.          293  295    588
      T  8    Clarke Hendrick          71   70    141
      T 23    Nate Anderson            73   74    147
      T 23    Abdul Sihag              71   76    147
      T 62    Drew McGuire             78   76    154
      T 65    John Fordham             80   75    155

         9   Armstrong Atlantic       288  301    589
      T 10    Gus Wagoner              66   77    143
      T 29    Matt Cocco               78   70    148
      T 38    Shad Tuten               74   76    150
      T 49    Jacob Tilton             73   78    151
      T 65    James Willis             75   80    155

        10   Eckerd College           307  283    590
        18    Jeff Evanier             75   70    145
      T 34    Johan Wahlberg           80   69    149
      T 38    Paul Henderson           77   73    150
      T 49    Greg Reilly              80   71    151
      T 62    Bobby Taggart            75   79    154

        11   Rollins College          299  293    592
      T 15    Tyler Sluman             72   72    144
      T 38    Davis Hall               75   75    150
      T 38    Charlie Fitzgerald       75   75    150
      T 59    Scott Lamb               82   71    153
      T 65    Tomas Gouveia            77   78    155

        12   Georgia College          304  297    601
      T 34    Austin Glover            74   75    149
      T 38    Patrick Garrett          76   74    150
      T 49    Bryan Fox                77   74    151
      T 59    Taylor Smith             79   74    153
        71    Victor Monte             77   81    158

        13   St. Edward's U.          302  302    604
      T 19    Enrique Livas            73   73    146
      T 53    Brian Smith              77   75    152
      T 53    Jose A. Hernandez        77   75    152
      T 69    David Arismendy          75   82    157
        72    Drew Bell                80   79    159

        14   Newberry College         302  305    607
      T 34    Chandler Gruenmeier      72   77    149
      T 38    Dixon Walker             77   73    150
      T 53    Jon Weiss                77   75    152
      T 69    Tommy Hurst              76   81    157
        74    Layton Truax             85   80    165

        15   West Georgia, U. of      315  297    612
      T 29    Kevin Clarke             81   67    148
      T 34    Corey Evans              77   72    149
      T 62    Corbin Edwards           76   78    154
        73    Dan Merriman             81   80    161
        75    Trent Peeples            83   83    166

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