NCAA Div. III Championship: Oglethorpe extends lead
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Oglethorpe separated itself from the competition Wednesday, stretching its lead to 14 strokes after two rounds of the NCAA Division III men’s golf championship in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.
The Stormy Petrels handled the tough El Campeon Course at Mission Inn, recording a 4-over 292 – the third best team score of the day.
Ten-time champion Methodist made a move, jumping from fourth to second. The top-ranked Monarchs sit at 15 over while Texas-Tyler and Guilford College share third place at 19 over.
Oglethorpe freshman Anthony Maccaglia shot a 1-under 71 to remain the individual leader. Maccaglia is 5 under for the championship and three strokes ahead of teammate Hayden Jones, Nebraska Wesleyan’s Drew Taylor and Brad Shigezawa of Claremont-Mudd Scripps.
Information from Oglethorpe University Athletics was used in this report