Jerry Temple Shoots a 69 In Round Two to Lead Wilmington Golf at Jay Jennison Memorial
Monday, September 23, 2013 - St. Augustine, Fla.
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Senior Andrew Baldo sits in 56th after two rounds at the Jay Jennison Memorial with a 79-74 for a 153 (+9) on Monday. Copyright 2013; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.Senior Jerry Temple was one of nine players to shoot in the 60's on Monday with a second round score of 69 to lead the Wildcats at the Jay Jennison Memorial. Copyright 2013; Wilmington University. All rights reserved.
In its first action of the 2013-14 season, the Wilmington University golf team already made strides forward from the first round to the second round, jumping up five spots to 11th after two rounds at the Jay Jennison Memorial hosted by Flagler College at The Palencia on Monday.
Senior Jerry Temple made one of the biggest jumps from round to round, joining only eight other players among the 90 individuals to record a score in the 60’s in either round, posting a 69 in the second round. Temple improved eight strokes from his first round score, posting a 77-69-146 for the two rounds on Monday, finishing with a two over par. He sits in a tie for 21st overall for the tournament.
Freshman Sam Clark was consistent between the two rounds of play, posting a 74-75-149 in his first collegiate tournament, sitting in a tie for 35th after the first day.
Senior Andrew Baldo improved by five strokes between the two rounds, coming out and shooting a 79 in the opening round before posting a 74 in the second go-round. Baldo posted a 79-74-153 for a nine over par on Monday and sits in a tie for 56th overall.
Last year’s Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Rookie of the Year Andreas Lunding also took a giant step between rounds, improving upon his score of 80 in the first round to shoot a 74 in the second round. He is 10 over par and in 62nd overall after the first day.
Senior Tomasz Pulsakowski rounded out the scores for the Wildcats on the first day at the Jay Jennison Memorial, shooting a 79-80-159 in the first two rounds. He is currently in 81st place after the first two rounds.
In all, the Wildcats lowered their scored by 17 strokes between the first and second rounds, shooting a 309-292 for a two round total of 601.
As a group they are 25 over par and in 11th place. Host Flagler holds the lead and is the only team under par for the day, coming in at 575 and one under. Georgia College and Lander are in a tie for second at two over par while Armstrong (+4) and Erskine (+6) round out the top five teams after day one.
With the shotgun start on Tuesday, the Wildcats are set to tee off in the third round at 8:30 a.m.