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Men's Golf Up One

Connor McCarthy had five birdies Monday.
Connor McCarthy had five birdies Monday.

BROWNS SUMMIT, N.C. – The Shenandoah University men's golf team improved by 14 shots Monday to move up one spot at the 2019 ODAC Championships hosted at Bryan Park outside of Greensboro, North Carolina.

Shenandoah, buoyed by a pair of scores in the 70s, shot a collective 316 Monday over the par-72, 6895-yard layout to vault past Virginia Wesleyan into eighth place.

SU is just three shots back of seventh-place Emory and Henry and is 12 clear of VWU.

IN BRIEF

Senior Connor McCarthy had five of the Hornets nine birdies on the day to shoot a two-over-par 74 with Jeremy Mills carding 79, Blake Woodie 80 and Joseph Gesell 83.

Josh Bianco had an 85 that did not count toward the team total.

Woodie had three birdies and Gesell one.

Guilford College continues to lead the tournament. The Quakers shot a three-over as a team Monday and have an five-shot lead over Washington and Lee.

BIRDIES

Player

Hole

Par

Yardage

Connor McCarthy

No. 6

5

536

Connor McCarthy

No. 7

3

158

Connor McCarthy

No. 11

5

518

Connor McCarthy

No. 14

3

190

Connor McCarthy

No. 15

5

492

Joseph Gesell

No. 6

5

536

Blake Woodie

No. 3

5

482

Blake Woodie

No. 14

3

190

Blake Woodie

No. 15

5

492

SU SCORES

Player

Round 1

Round 2

Place

Connor McCarthy

83

74

T-36

Jeremy Mills

82

79

T-33

Joseph Gesell

81

83

T-36

Josh Bianco

88

85

51st

Blake Woodie

84

80

T-36

TEAM SCORES

School

Round 1

Round 2

Total

Guilford

292

291

583

Washington and Lee

301

287

588

Hampden-Sydney

306

300

606

Randolph-Macon

301

307

608

Bridgewater

315

309

624

Lynchburg

319

312

631

Emory and Henry

325

318

643

Shenandoah

330

316

646

Virginia Wesleyan

327

331

658

Ferrum

351

317

668

Eastern Mennonite

335

340

675

Roanoke

350

338

688

UP NEXT

The tournament concludes Tuesday with a 9 a.m. start.