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Golf Finishes Second Round of Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate
Sedgewick leads the way for Binghamton with a 75 (+5) on Monday
March 24, 2014Tweet
Williamsburg, VA—Binghamton fought through bitterly cold and windy conditions on Monday morning to tally a team score of 306 during the second round of the Middleburg Bank Intercollegiate. BU currently sits in 19th place with a combined 36-hole score of 610 at the Kingsmill Resort River Course in Williamsburg.
Junior Jack Sedgewick put together an impressive round given the conditions, shooting a 75 (+5) on Monday. Sedgewick was steady for the second straight day, recording 11 pars, 6 bogeys and a birdie on the par 4 eighth hole. The junior made the best of his first eight holes of the day, keeping his score at even par. At the end of round two, Sedgewick is in 60th place out of 140 competitors.
“I thought Jack did a terrific job fighting through the elements today,” head coach Bernie Herceg said. “Even though the par is 70, I thought anything around 74-75 would be a really good score this morning. He’s done a nice job of staying consistent and has put together a pair of positive scores for us.”
Just one stroke behind Sedgewick was junior Josh Holling. The Horseheads, NY native shot a six-over par 76 on Monday, including playing his final nine holes at even par. He notched a birdie on the long par 4 16th and managed to make par on seven of the remaining eight holes.
In his second round as a member of the Binghamton golf program, freshman Sameer Kalia . Kalia shot a 76 on Monday, playing the back-nine at an even par 35. Despite a difficult close out to his day, Kalia finds himself tied with teammate Josh Holling and 13 others with a two-day total of 154 (+14).
Texas Tech holds an eight-stroke lead over Eastern Michigan in the team standings. TTU shot a team score of 278 (-2), powered by Clement Sordet’s lower round of 67 (-3). Sordet is in second place individually, two strokes behind Radford’s Ryan Rettberg who has a two-day total of 136 (-4).
The third and final round will wrap up tomorrow from Williamsburg as Binghamton is set to tee off in the morning at 8:45 (may be subject to change based on weather).