Men’s golf eighth after day one at Donald Ross Intercollegiate

Men’s golf eighth after day one at Donald Ross Intercollegiate

MORGANTON, N.C. – The Saint Leo University men's golf team stands eighth out of 10 teams at the Donald Ross Intercollegiate, which began play Monday at the Mimosa Hills Golf and Country Club.

The Lions, one of only two non-Division I schools in the tournament, fired a 581 over two rounds on Monday on the par 70, 6,718-yard course.

Joey Savoie paced the Lions with a two-round tally of 138, with rounds of 70 and 68 respectively, and is tied for sixth overall.

Ryan Gendron finished the day tied for 21st with a pair of rounds of 72, for a score of 144 on the day. Liam Ainsworth fired a 68 and 76 in his two rounds, and is also tied for 21st with a 144.

James Jessop carded 74 and 74 in two rounds for a 148, while Casey Bannon shot 78 and 77 for a day one total of 155.

Jacksonville University finished the day atop the leaderboard with a team total of 554, a 14-shot lead over second-place Wofford College and Presbyterian College.

Play continues on Tuesday with a single round of 18 holes at Mimosa Hills.

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