Feb. 25, 2013
PHOENIX, Ariz. - The Loyola University Maryland golf team finished the first day of Washington State’s competitive Snowman Getaway at the Palm Valley Golf Club on Monday in 13th place. The Greyhounds completed the first two rounds of their first spring competition with a team score of 35-over 611.
Sophomore Bart George finished the first round tied for 50th with a 4-over 76, but shaved four strokes off his score to finish the day in a tie for 38th place with a two-round score of 4-over 148.
Jimmy Dengler also improved upon his first-round score, as the freshman took 78 (+6) strokes to get through his first trip on the course, before knocking off three swings to bump up five places and finish the day tied for 65th at 9-over 153.
Sophomore transfer Brian McCormick was third for the Greyhounds, finishing the day tied for 67th at 156. Following the first round of competition, McCormick was tied for 40th overall with a 3-over 75.
Junior Brendan Lemp, entering the second round tied for 75th at 8-over 80, finished one stroke behind McCormick and tied for 75th at 157, while Cameron Liebert carded an 162 through the two rounds to finish tied in 86th place.
No. 26 Missouri leads the team competition after two rounds with an aggregate score of 11-under 565. Gonzaga is second at 4-under 572, while Utah Valley and the host Washington State are tied for third at 3-under 573.
Individually, Washington State’s Michael Anderson carded a tournament-best 7-under 65 through the second round to move from 10th place into first with an 8-under 136. Missouri’s Ryan Zech and Jace Long, the 18th-ranked player in the nation, Gonzaga’s Peter Gullickson and Minnesota’s Jon Trasamar are tied for second at 5-under 139.
The Greyhounds will return to the course tomorrow to complete the 54-hole tournament. Play is scheduled to begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.