April 6, 2009
Charleston, S.C. - Freshman Jay Mulieri finds himself in fifth-place after carding team-best rounds of 72 on Monday at the Charleston Southern Invitational, staking Loyola, which shot back-to-back rounds of 308, to a ninth-place position with a final round tomorrow.
Despite windy conditions at the par-71, 6,607 yard course, Loyola showed notable consistency over the final 18 holes to tally a cumulative 616.
Campbell University shot rounds of 290 and 295 and stands first by nine strokes over College of Charleston in the 12-team field.
Mulieri, who was recently named the MAAC Golfer of the Month for March, continued his torrid play with rounds of 72. He is just three strokes off the leader, Bethune-Cookman's Daniel Venema, who carded a cumulative 141.
Senior Michael Mulieri shot rounds of 78 and 75 (153) to stand in 29th place. Senior Mike O'Keefe, playing in his first event of the spring season, carded a cumulative 158 on rounds of 78-80. Sophomore Alex Redfearn shot 80-81 (161) to round out the scoring.
Loyola tees off Tuesday at 8:45 a.m. along with Stetson University and Appalachian State.