Berry's Impressive Debut Leads Golfers Through First Day Of Doc Gimmler
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. - Loyola University Maryland freshman golfer Brandon Berry put together an impressive start to his collegiate career Saturday, finishing the first two rounds of the season-opening Doc Gimmler at Bethpage Red Course in sixth place.
Berry fired four birdies through his first nine holes and completed the two rounds with a total of 10 birdies to finish the day at 2-under 138, with round scores of 67 and 72.
Senior Ethan Wall is second for the Greyhounds, and tied for 10th overall, with a two-round score of 1-over 71 (70, 71), while senior Brendan Peel and junior Erick Alonso are tied for 20th overall at 3-over 143. Both Greyhounds turned in matching round scores of 71 and 72, respectively.
Senior Jeremy Wall is one stroke back of Peel and Alonso, at 4-over 144 (73,71).
Freshman Evan Brown, also making his collegiate debut and playing as an individual, is tied for 58th at 10-over 180. Brown shot an even 70 through his first career round and followed it up with an 80 on his second trip through the course.
As a team, the Greyhounds are third entering tomorrow’s final round and one stroke out of second play. Florida State leads the team race at 9-under 551, followed by Connecticut, at 3-over 563, at Loyola, at 4-over 564. Harvard is fourth with a 6-over 566, and Johnson & Wales rounds out the top five at 8-over 568.
The Greyhounds will tee off at 11 a.m. tomorrow morning and will play the third and final round with Florida State and UConn.