Kiawah Classic washed out; Wolves finish 21st


KIAWAH ISLAND — Rainy conditions and standing water at the Turtle Point GC forced the cancellation of the final round of the Kiawah Classic by Aramark. Newberry finished in 21st place of the 22 teams as the only Division II squad in the event.

Newberry shot 309-303=612 (+36) over 36 holes, finishing four strokes ahead of Presbyterian College.

Luke Atack tied for 61st at +7, Carlos Leandro and Spencer Skiff tied for 79th at +9, Evan DeGrazia tied for 94th at +12 and Fredrik Fossum tied for 114th at +21.

On Monday in the second round, the Wolves shot 303 (+15) and moved ahead of local rival Presbyterian and just two strokes back of Louisiana-Monroe. Newberry is grouped with those teams and selected individual competitors in the third round Tuesday for an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

Newberry was led by a trio of golfers at 75 (+3) on the day. Luke Atack moved up to 60th in the individual standings with a 36-hole subtotal of 151. He had three birdies in Monday’s action.

Spencer Skiff had an erratic scoring day on the way to his 75, with five birdies mixed in. He is tied with Carlos Leandro in 79th. Leandro shot 79 Monday.

Evan DeGrazia notched two birdies en route to a 75 Monday and is tied for 94th. Fredrik Fossum carded a 78 Monday is is tied for 114th on the individual leaderboard.

Newberry was the only Division II team in the 22-team field.

The event wraps up the Wolves’ fall schedule. Newberry is next in action on Kiawah Island at the famed Ocean Course, hosting the second annual Newberry College Invitational on Feb. 22 and Feb. 23, 2016.

This release was provided by Newberry College.

This release was provided by Newberry College.

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