The Loyola University Maryland golf team is tied for 10th following the first two rounds of the Wolfpack Intercollegiate, played Monday at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course. The Greyhounds shot 25-over 593 to sit tied with Campbell, Temple and George Washington.
Sophomore Matt Oshrine leads the way with a 1-under 141 after opening the tournament with his fifth under-par round of the fall season, 2-under 69, to sit in a four-way tie for first place. He will enter the final round tied for seventh overall after shooting 1-over 72 through round two.
Senior Bart George shot a 5-over 76 through the first round and improved to a 2-over 73 on his second trip through the course to enter the final round tied for 37th at 7-over 149.
Sophomore Connor Flach and junior Jimmy Dengler are one stroke apart, with Flach sitting tied for 52nd with a 9-over 151 (74-77) and Dengler in a tie for 57th at 10-over 152 after shooting a pair of 5-over 76s.
Freshman Brendan Peel rounds out the Greyhounds competing and will enter the final round in a tie for 90th with a 23-over 165 (79-86).
NC State, the tournament hosts, leads the team field with a 2-under 566, while East Tennessee State is second at 1-over 569 and East Carolina is third at 7-over 575.
Individually, Adrian Meronk (ETSU) took over the lead with a 4-under 138 and holds a one-stroke advantage over Temple’s Brandon Matthews, Georgia Southern’s Scott Wolfes and NC State’s Jacob McBride.
Loyola will return to the course Tuesday morning for the third and final round of the tournament.