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Golf Sits Atop Leaderboard of Mount St. Mary’s Invite After Two Rounds
Sedgewick and Perkins record 142 (-2) after 36 holes of play; both tied for 3rd place
April 15, 2013Tweet
Littlestown, PA—The Binghamton golf team shot a 36-hole team total of 575 (-1) at the opening two rounds of the Mount St. Mary’s Invitational to claim a six shot lead after day one. In the afternoon session, the Bearcats fired their second lowest team total in school history with a four-under 284 at the par 72 Quail Valley GC. Underclassmen Jack Sedgewick and Jesse Perkins paced BU on Monday, shooting a two-round total of 142 (-2). They currently sit in a tie for third place and are four shots off the lead (Wes Gates-Bowling Green). Binghamton has all five players competing in the top-20 of the individual leaderboard.
In the morning, Binghamton fired an opening round 291 (+3). Sedgewick guided BU with his best round as a collegiate performer, posting a three-under 69 in the morning session. He played the front nine at even par and did his damage on the back where he birdied four of the last eight holes, including the par 5 18th hole.
Perkins built off of his 16th place finish at the Towson Invite less than two weeks ago with a spectacular performance on day one. The freshman shot a 73 (+1) at Quail Valley in the opening round and followed that up with a career-best 69 in round two. His prior best round was an even par 71 at the CCSU Blue Devils Invitational in early September.
As for Sedgewick, he wound up with a 73 in the second round as he remains tied with Perkins at third place out of 63 competitors. Sophomore Josh Holling is in seventh place after his second round 71 (-1) Monday afternoon. The Horseheads, NY native is tied with three others at +1 for the tournament.
Senior David Cellura also shot a 71 in the second round, climbing his way to 11th place with a score of 146 (+2). Cellura made a team-high 13 pars in round one for the Bearcats. Bryce Edmister rounds up Binghamton’s individual performers with a two-round total of 150 and a 19th place positioning.
On Tuesday, Binghamton will be in search of their second win of the 2012-13 campaign. They are set to tee off in the last group beginning at 9:40 am.