CANAAN VALLEY - West Virginia Wesleyan's men's golf team sits in fourth place after day one at the Wally Edgell Collegiate Championship. There are 13 teams in the field, including eight from the Mountain East Conference in the tournament being held at Canaan Valley Resort.
Wesleyan shot a nine-over par 293 on the par-71 layout in the historic valley. The University of Charleston holds the team lead at 275, followed by Davis & Elkins at 284.
"Our guys took advantage of a lot of opportunities on the course today," Bobcat assistant coach Sidney Crist said. "They are starting to put it together and going into tomorrow with a lot of confidence."
The pair each fired a 72 to settle into a tie for 13th.
Charleston's Justin Westveer and David Scragg led the way after day one with both golfers shooting a 68.
Final round action tees off early Tuesday morning at Canaan Valley.