Sept. 16, 2011
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - The Loyola University Maryland golf team sits tied for seventh after the first day of St. John's The McLaughlin tournament at The Red. The Greyhounds posted a team score of 5-over 572 to finish tied with Harvard and Columbia.
West Florida leads the team race with a 20-under 548.
Freshman Bart George (Arnold, Md.) leads the Greyhounds after shaving four shots off of his first round score to finish the day tied at 16th with a 140 (72-68). Senior Jay Mulieri (Silver Spring, Md.) sits two shots behind George after shooting an even 71 in both rounds. Mulieri is tied for 21st at 142.
Junior Jon Ross (Venetia, Pa.) finished tied for 30th with an even 71 and a 2-over 73 for an aggregate score of 144.
Sitting tied for 53rd is senior Ryan McCarthy (Silver Spring, Md.), after finishing with a 74-73 day. Junior Jason Burton (Baltimore, Md.) is two shots behind him with a 76-73 effort to rank in a tie for 67th.
Individually, freshman Jack Whelan (Topsfield, Mass.) is tied for 53rd with a 147 after shooting a 74 in the first round and a 73 in the second round.
Loyola will return to the course tomorrow for the final round of play.