Four Golfers Under Par After Two Rounds Of Loyola Intercollegiate
GOODYEAR, Ariz. - Four Greyhounds finished the first two rounds of the Loyola Intercollegiate under par to lead the Loyola University Maryland golf team to an 18-under 558 following the first day of action at the Palm Valley Golf Club on the Palms Course.
Senior Ethan Wall turned in round scores of 2-under 70 and 6-under 66 to finish tied for seventh at 8-under 136.
Classmate Brendan Peel also finished with a pair of under par rounds, shooting 3-under 69 through his first and second trips through the course. He enters tomorrow's final round tied for 16th at 6-under 138.
Freshman Brett Inserra matched Peel's 3-under 69 first round score and then shot a 1-over 73 to finish the day at 2-under 142 and tied for 34th.
Sophomore Preston Ball is one stroke back of Inserra, and tied for 40th overall, at 1-under 143. Ball had round scores of 2-under 70 and 1-over 73, respectively.
Senior Erick Alonso put together the biggest turnaround of the day. After shooting an 82 through the first round, he finished with an even 72 to move up eight places and into a tie for 97th place at 10-over 154.
College of Charleston leads the team race with a 30-under 546, while Gonzaga is second at 22-under 554. Connecticut and Hartford are tied for third with matching 21-under 555s. Air Force rounds out the top five, at 20-under 556, and Loyola is tied for sixth with DePaul.
SIU Edwardsville's Danny Gorman leads the individuals with a 12-under 132. Towson's William Bachelor and Charleston's Logan Sowell are tied for second at 11-under 133.
The Greyhounds will return to the course tomorrow morning for a shotgun start to the final round at 8 a.m. MST (11 a.m. ET).