COLUMBIA, MD – Will Almand, a freshman from Cary, NC playing in his first collegiate tournament, fired rounds of 72 and 71 on Saturday to help UNCG to a 10t h place finish at the season-opening Maryland Intercollegiate at River Marsh GC.
The tournament was shortened to 36 holes, all to be played Sunday, after Tropical Storm Hanna washed out Saturday’s scheduled two rounds.
Arkansas won the team title with identical rounds of 272, outdistancing North Carolina State by 20 shots for the win. North Carolina State was second at 564, followed by VCU at 565, followed by North Carolina at 574. UNCG finished at 586.
Will Bowman finished 24th for UNCG, shooting rounds of 70 and 74.
The Spartans return to action on September 26, beginning play at the Mason Rudolph Intercollegiate.
TEAM SCORING: Arkansas 544, North Carolina State 564, VCU 565, North Carolina 574, Maryland 575, Georgia Southern 576, Virginia 578, Texas State 579, Kent State 584, UNCG 586, College of Charleston 589, Georgetown 589, St. John’s 594, William & Mary 595, Old Dominion 596, Navy 606, Rhode Island 617, California (PA) 630.
Top 10: 1. Ethan Tracy (Arkansas) 64-68=132. T-2. David Lingmerth 69-67=136; T-2. Corey Roberson (Texas State) 67-69=136; 4. Matt Hill (North Carolina State) 69-68=137; T-5. Lanto Griffin (VCU) 71-67=138; T-5. Andrew Landry (Arkansas) 69-69=138; T-7. Mike Ballo, Jr. (St. John’s) 71-68=139; T-7. Vincent Nadeau (VCU) 71-68=139; T-7. Darren Blair (North Carolina State) 67-72=139; T-10. Kevin O’Connell (North Carolina) 72-68=140; T-10. Jack Fields (North Carolina) 71-69=140.
Other UNCG Golfers: T-17. Will Almand 72-71=143; T-24. Will Bowman 70-74=144; T-42. Drew Younts 72-76=148; T-66. Darragh Coughlin 76-77=153; 78. John Isenhour 81-75=156.
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