Men's Golf in Fourth Following First Day of Wolfpack Intercollegiate
Oct. 7, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. - Following 36 holes of competition on a rainy first day at the 2013 Wolfpack Intercollegiate, the NC State men's golf team currently ranks fourth among the 17-team field.
NC State shot a two-round score of 568 at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course Monday, ending the day eight strokes under par. The Wolfpack turned in a very balanced effort throughout the first two rounds of the competition, shooting 284 in each of the day's rounds. Combined, the top performing golfers on the team turned in 10 rounds at or below par.
Carter Page led the way for State on Monday, shooting a team-low score of 141 (-3) to end the day in 11th place. The sophomore carded a 68 in the first round of play before shooting a 73 in the second.
Tying for 12th place with one another, David Cooke and James Chapman were NC State's next two finishers. Cooke shot 72-70 on Monday while Chapman dropped four strokes from his opening-round 73 to shoot a 69 his second time through the course. Chapman carded an eagle on the par-five third hole during the afternoon round.
Freshman Jacob McBride had a tremendous day on Monday, leading the way for NC State's second team at the tournament. McBride tied for eighth place among the field of 90 golfers, shooting scores of 70 and 69 to end with a -5 mark of 139. McBride was very consistent throughout the day, recording four birdies in each round.
Logan Harrell and Andrew Decker were the next two finishers on State's second team, tying for 27th at the end of the first day's action. Harrell went 70-75 on the day while Decker carded scores of 73 and 72.
Action resumes Tuesday morning beginning at 8 a.m. NC State's second team will take to the course between 8-8:36 a.m. while the Wolfpack's first team will tee off between 8:45-9:21 a.m.