BALTIMORE - Loyola University Maryland junior Connor Flach started the 2015-16 season with a 3-under 69 and 2-under 70 through the first two rounds of the Rod Myers Invitational, respectively, to lead the Greyhounds’ golf team on the first day at the Duke University Golf Club Saturday.
As a team, the Greyhounds shot 4-over 580 through the two rounds and are just 13 shots out of first place.
Entering the final round, Flach is third overall at 5-under 139.
Freshman Morgan Egloff was Loyola’s second finisher, carding a two-round score of 1-over 145 (74-71) to sit tied for 17th overall. Junior Ethan Wall also made his debut as a Greyhound today and sits tied for 37th overall. Wall shot a 3-over 75 and 2-over 74 for a two-round score of 5-over 149.
Sophomore Jeremy Wall is tied for 50th after shooting a 7-over 151 (75-76) through the two rounds and classmate Bennett Wisner is one stroke back and tied for 56th after shooting an 80 and 72, respectively.
Wake Forest’s Will Zalatoris leads the individuals with a 12-under 132 and Duke’s Adam Wood is second at 8-under 136.
The Demon Deacons also hold a one-stroke lead over Duke in the team race, with Wake Forest shooting 9-under 567. Penn State is third at 1-under 575 and East Carolina is fourth at 3-over 579. Kansas State trails the Greyhounds by one stroke (5-over 581) and is in sixth place.
The Greyhounds will return to action tomorrow for the third and final round of play.