Wildcats Shoot 301 to Finish the Buccaneer Invitational in 15th Overall
Mar 31, 2015
The Wilmington University golf team shot a 301 in the third round of the Buccaneer Invitational on Tuesday, finishing the tournament played at the Normandy Shores Golf Course hosted by Barry University in 15th overall.
The Buccaneers are hosting the tournament for the 11th year, including the seventh straight season at the par-71, 6,733-yard Normandy Shores course.
The Wildcats shot a 301 on Tuesday to finish with a three-round score of 914, shooting 297-316 on Monday during the first two rounds. The Wildcats finished 62 over-par, finishing ahead of Palm Beach Atlantic but behind Tampa.
Junior Andreas Lunding led the Wildcats on Tuesday by shooting a 70 in the third round, finishing with a 68-76-70 for a three round score of 214 (+1), finishing in a tie for seventh overall, 10 strokes off the leader.
Senior Alexander Lautenschlaeger saved his best for last as he shot a 73 (+2) on Tuesday, finishing with an 82-78-73 for a three-round score of 242 (+29). Sophomore Sam Clark and junior Jordan Lamb each shot a 79 (+8) on Tuesday to round out the Wilmington scoring for the day, giving the Wildcats a 301 in the final round.
Clark was the second best Wildcat in the tournament, shooting a 74-77-79 for a 230 (+17) to place in a tie for 57th overall. Freshman Joey Russo was the third Wildcat finisher in the tournament, shooting an 82 on Tuesday to not factor in the team scoring, but finishing in 77th overall after a 75-81-82 for a three-round score of 238 (+25).
Lamb finished the tournament in 81st overall after his tournament best 79 on Tuesday, shooting an 80-82-79 for a three-round score of 241 (+28) to round out the Wildcats scoring.
Lynn took home the team title with the fourth lowest score of all-time, shooting an 846 after going an impressive 273 as a team on Tuesday. Lynn defeated Nova Southeastern by 13 strokes, finishing as the only team under-par, shooting six-under for the tournament.
Eastern Florida State's Kerry Sweeney won medalist honors by beating the field by six strokes. His 204 is tied for the second lowest in tournament history as he went 69-68-67 to finish at nine-under par.
The Wildcats return north for the rest of the 2015 spring season as they head to West Chester for their next tournament. The Wildcats will participate in the Dr. Edwin B. Cottrell Invitational starting on April 12.