Scots tied for ninth after 36 holes in Adidas Intercollegiate

Scots tied for ninth after 36 holes in Adidas Intercollegiate

Maryville College played the first two round of the Adidas Intercollegiate on Monday, as the Scots ranked tied for ninth after the opening 36 holes.

MC improved it's opening round 308 by five strokes in the second 18 holes of the day, posting a 305 in the second round.

Tyler Bray – the Scots' leader after two rounds – improved his opening round score by a stroke, while Garrett Compliment improved five shots in the second round.

Maryville is taking part in the third round of the 54-hole tournament at Dataw Island, S.C., today, as the Adidas Intercollegiate is part of a pair of 54-hole tournaments on the Scots' Spring Break trip.

In the first round, Maryville posted a 308 collectively, as they sat tied for ninth overall. Senior D.J. Shelton led the way with a one-over 73, ranking tied for 11th overall. Bray added a two-over 74, finishing with a tie for 20th in the field of 105 golfers.

Manuel – also a senior – carded a 78, while Compliment rounded out the scoring with an 81. Andy Cofer also shot an 81 on the 6,789-yard Dataw Island Club-Cotton Dike Course.

Hampden-Sydney College led the way after the first 18 holes with an even-par 288. Host Ohio Wesleyan University was second with a three-over 291, while North Carolina Wesleyan College ranked third at six-over par.

York College's (PA) Casey Leebrick was the first-round leader with a four-under 68. Webster College's Zac Clesia was tabbed second at two-under, while four golfers were tied for third with matching one-under 71s.

The second round of the Adidas Intercollegiate ended just before dark on Monday, as the Scots' ranking of tied for ninth remained. Bray improved to a tie for 11th with a one-over 73, as his two-round total was a three-over 147. Shelton carded a 75 for a four-over 148, just one stroke behind Bray.

Compliment's second-round 76 – an improvement of five shots – tied Manuel with a 157 overall. Manuel shot a 79 on the second 18, while Cofer posted an 83.

MC's 608 was 32-over par, as Webster matched them. The Scots are only two shots off eighth and four shots off seventh heading into the final round today.

After two rounds, Oglethorpe University overtook the lead with an 11-over 587, as N.C. Wesleyan ranked tied with the Stormy Petrels. Hampden-Sydney fell third overall – one shot off the lead with a 688.

York's Leebrick maintained his lead, posting a two-over 74. For the day, he carded a two-under 142. Following him, four different golfers from four different squads ranked tied for second with even-par 144s.

The Scots are currently in the third round in Dataw Island, S.C. Live Stats can be followed HERE.