Warriors Sixth After Opening Rounds Of NACC Championship

Photo Credit: WLC Athletic Communications
Photo Credit: WLC Athletic Communications

HAVEN, Wis. (WLCSports.com) – Wisconsin Lutheran College wrapped up its fall season Sunday and Monday with the first two rounds of the 2017-2018 NACC Men's Golf Championship at The Irish at Whistling Straits. The Warriors are sixth out of nine teams heading into the final two rounds in the spring.

THE BASICS

  • Tournament: 2017-2018 NACC Championship (Rounds 1 & 2)
  • Location: The Irish at Whistling Straits, Haven, Wis.
  • Course Info: Par 72, 6,750 yards
  • WLC Team: 6th of 9 (+82)
  • Top WLC Individual: Tim Pridemore (+12), 9th of 43

INSIDE THE SCORECARD

  • Tim Pridemore (Hartford, Wis.) led the Warriors with a 76 in the first round and was tied for fifth overall heading into round two. He carded an 80 in the second round for a two-round 156 (+12) and is ninth overall.
  • After shooting an 88 in the first round, Damon Gnewikow (Warrens, Wis.) made the second-biggest jump in scoring on day two after he carded career-low 72 for the second-best overall round of the day. He's currently tied for 15th with a 160 (+16).
  • Ben Landvatter (Watertown, Wis.) posted a two-round total of 169 (+25) and stands 26th.
  • Johnny Kositzky Jr. (Escanaba, Mich.) fired a two-round 173 (+29), while Derick Disch (Greenfield, Wis.) scored a 183 (+39).
  • Wisconsin Lutheran finished the opening rounds of the championship with a 658 (333-325). WLC is one stroke back of fifth-place MSOE.
  • WLC is no stranger to comebacks, as it has looked up at the team leaderboard following the first two rounds of its three straight NACC Championships. 

WLC RESULTS

FOR THE FOES

  • Aurora overcame Edgewood's championship-low round of 302 Sunday to take a four-shot lead over the Eagles heading into the spring. The Spartans fired the lowest round-two score (307).
  • Concordia Wisconsin's Sam Schlosser is the clubhouse leader at 147 (71-76), just two shots in front of a pair of players tied at 149.

UP NEXT

  • The Warriors will return to action in the spring at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate in Pinehurst, North Carolina, March 9-11.