Hurricanes 15th After Day 1 At Kiawah

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. - The Georgia Southwestern golf team shot a 16-over par 304 on Monday to finish Day 1 of the season-opening 17-team Kiawah Island Invitational in 15th place. Nick Ward and Anders Olsson led the Hurricanes with rounds of 2-over-par 74 to tie for 40th in the 85-player field.

Newcomer Fraser Johnston finished three strokes behind Ward and Olsson on the 6,875 yard, par 72 Cougar Point Golf Course with a 5-over 77.

Southwestern sits 27 strokes behind the leader, 20th-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State University, and 22 shots back from second place, held by No. 11 North Alabama and No. 6 USC Aiken. Spencer Schindler from Flagler College and Chris Fuga from Coker College tied for the low round of the day with a 67.

Nick Ray carded a 79 in his first appearance with the Hurricanes. Freshman Jordan Baker added an 82.

GSW returns to the links on Tuesday starting at 9:10 a.m. for the final round in Kiawah Island.

2013 KIAWAH ISLAND INVITATIONAL - TEAM SCORES

  Rd 1 Rd 2 Total  
(20) Armstrong
277     -11
(11) North Alabama
282     -6
(6) USC Aiken
282     -6
(RV) Mount Olive
284     -4
(RV) Flagler
284     -4
(16) Georgia College
286     -2
(RV) Erskine 291     +3
(RV) Coker
293     +5
(RV) Saint Leo
294     +6
Limestone 295     +7
(RV) Newberry
296     +8
(RV) Carson-Newman 297     +9
King 299     +11
Tusculum 301     +13
(RV) GSW 304     +16
(21) Belmont Abbey
305     +17
(RV) North Georgia
313     +25
         
( ) - NCAA Division II ranking in latest Golf World/Nike Golf Coaches Poll with RV = received votes

GSW SCORES

Place   Rd. 1 Rd. 2 Total  
T40 Nicholas Ward 74     +2
  Anders Olsson
74     +2
T57
Fraser Johnston
77     +5
T70 Nick Ray
79     +7
T82 Jordan Baker 82     +10

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