Women Second; Men Third After Day Two at Fall Championships

Women Second; Men Third After Day Two at Fall Championships

DANIELS – Head coach J.D. Lamm's West Virginia Wesleyan women's golf team had a strong day two at the Mountain East Conference Championships on Tuesday.

The squad as a unit improved 31 strokes in the second round and moved into sole possession of second place.

Wesleyan has a two-round team score of 682. They are 21 strokes behind team leader Notre Dame (661). The Lady Bobcats are 18 strokes ahead of third place Wheeling Jesuit (700). 

Sophomore Sandra Brink leads the way for the Lamm's squad after a sterling second round 77 bumped her up to fifth individually (88-77-165).

Wesleyan currently has four golfers in the top 13 of the tournament; Brink is being complemented by freshman Kylie Day in ninth (79-89-168), freshman Whitney Milhoan in 12th (91-84-175), and junior Becca Davis in 13th (96-80-176). 

Wesleyan's current number five, freshman Beverly Toothman is also just outside the top 20 in 21st (95-88-183). 

The men's golf team is still in the hunt after day two as well.

Lamm's squad utilized a solid day two team score of 299 to move into the third place.

Wesleyan's tournament total of 609 is only six strokes behind current runner-up West Liberty (604), and current leader Charleston (594). 

Senior Nick West led the way for the Bobcats, burning up the Glade Springs course for a brilliant round of 69 on Tuesday. West is now in fifth place individually (79-69-148). 

Teammate Nicholas Casingal is also in the top ten after a 75 on Tuesday (76-75-151). 

The remainder of Lamm's scorecard includes 12th place Colin Chapman (74-80-154), 21st place Zach Chapman (81-76-157) and 36th place James Snavely (85-79-164). 

Round three action for both the men and the women tees off on Wednesday morning at 8:20 a.m.