Tribe Menís Golf Sets School Record at ODU Intercollegiate
Powells Point, N.C. - The William and Mary Tribe menís golf team got off to a record-breaking start at the ODU Intercollegiate on Sunday, firing a school-record team round of 280 (-8) to sit in fourth place after 18 holes. East Carolina leads all teams after the first day with a score of 270 (-18).
On Sunday, the Tribe set the William and Mary school record for lowest 18-hole score with their total of 280 (-8). The previous school record was 281 (-7), set at the Raines Development Intercollegiate in 2008.
Leading the way for the College on the first day of action was freshman Nick Schafer, who also etched his name into the record books with his great round. Schafer ended the day with a personal-best score of 67 (-5) to tie for fourth after 18 holes. Schaferís first round total of 67 (-5) is the best first round in William and Mary history and is tied for fourth best round all-time at the College.
Freshman Tanner Taddeo also carded a personal-best score on Sunday, shooting a 69 (-3) to tie for 12th after 18 holes. Taddeoís total of 69 (-3) ties him for the fourth-best first round score in Tribe history.
Sophomore Jeremy Wells also had a very good round on Sunday for the Tribe, carding a 71 (-1) to tie for 27th heading into Mondayís second round. Wells is looking to close out the fall season with his third-straight top-20 finish.
Seniors Brandon Parker and Zach Glassman rounded out the Tribeís effort on Sunday for the College, with Parker shooting a 73 (+1) and Glassman carding a 76 (+4). Parker ended the first round tied for 38th, while Glassman was tied for 64th.
The William and Mary Tribe menís golf team will look to build off its record-setting first day on Monday, when the teams will play the second round of the three-round ODU Intercollegiate.
Kilmarlic Golf Club Ė Par 72
First Round Team Standings
1. East Carolina 270 (-18)
2. Liberty 276 (-12)
3. Richmond 278 (-10)
4. William and Mary 280 (-8)
5. Louisville 283 (-5)
William and Mary Individuals
T4. Nick Schafer 67 (-5)
T12. Tanner Taddeo 69 (-3)
T27. Jeremy Wells 71 (-1)
T38. Brandon Parker 73 (+1)
T64. Zach Glassman 76 (+4)