Lions Sit Third after Day One at Panther Invitational; Nick Brothers Currently Tied for Third

PALM BAY, Fla. – The Saint Leo men's golf team currently sits in third place after the Lions put together an impressive first 36 holes in the Panther Invitational contested at the Majors Golf Club and hosted by tournament leader Florida Tech.  The Lions shot a two-round total 301-313—614 and sit just three strokes behind second place Brevard Community College (301-310—611).

The host Panthers sit solidly in first with a two-round 285-287—572.

The team's most impressive individual performance went to junior Nick Brothers as he is currently tied for third place with a two round 65-75—144.  Coming out of the gates shooting the tournament's low-round in the first 18 holes, Brothers held the tournament lead after Round One.

14 spots and 11 strokes behind Brothers is Chaz Heinz in 17th, who posted a 75-80—155, while Justin Foster's 76-81—157 has him sitting in 23rd.

Rick Briggs sits fourth on the team and in a tie for 28th overall after turning in cards of 81-77—158.  Finally, Ron Carlson is in 48th, carding 83-90—173.

The Lions will wrap up the tournament on Tuesday as they try to move above Brevard, who they trail by just three strokes.  Third round action gets underway with a shotgun start on Tuesday morning at the 6,900 yard, par-72 Arnold Palmer Signature course in Palm Bay, Fla.  For the latest news, information, and updates on Lions' Golf and all other Saint Leo Athletics, visit