MEN’S GOLF FINISHES 18TH AT NCAA’S
May 16, 2011
The Panther men’s golf team shaved five strokes off its day one score to shoot a 299 on day two of the 2011 NCAA Championship at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, N.C. Middlebury finished the event in 18th place with a 603, with the top 15 teams continuing through the final two rounds.
After opening with a two-under-par 70 on Tuesday, senior Jim Levins (Rutland, Vt.) came in with a 76 on day two, to finish with a 146. He finished the day with a birdie and five bogeys.
Senior Brian Cady (Rye, N.Y.) knocked two strokes off his score to shoot a 75, ending with a 152 overall. He was +5 on holes 7-10, but came on strong to birdie 11, 12 and 13.
Sophomore Andrew Emerson (Pelham, N.Y.) also shot a 75 on day two, finishing up with a 154. Sophomore William Prince (New Canaan, Conn.) took nine strokes off his day one score, firing a 73 to finish with a 155 overall. He shot a blistering 34 on the front nine with a birdie on the back. First-year player Max Alley (Albany, N.Y.) came in with a 76 on day two, giving him a two-round total of 154 with three birdies today.
On day one, Levins led Middlebury with a two-under-par 70, good for a fifth place tie among 205 golfers. The senior used two birdies on the front and two on the back to bolster his score.
Cady also gathered four birdies, but a pair of double-bogeys left him with a 77 on day one. Alley got off to a rough start with six bogeys on the front nine, but battled back on the final nine to finish with a 78. Emerson shot a 38 on the front nine, but was +8 on holes 12-16 to finish with a 79. Prince rounded out the Middlebury team, finishing with an 82.
• end of season