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.
- 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.
- 9. Tim Pridemore, 156 (+12)
- 15. Damon Gnewikow, 160 (+16)
- 26. Ben Landvatter, 169 (+25)
- T-30. Johnny Kositzky Jr., 173 (+29)
- 38. Derick Disch, 183 (+39)
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.
- The Warriors will return to action in the spring at the Pinehurst Intercollegiate in Pinehurst, North Carolina, March 9-11.