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MEC Men’s & Women’s Golf Championship Roundup (October 09, 2018)

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West Liberty’s Sean Trapp,

Men’s Golf: Golden Eagles Move To Top Of The Leaderboard

Charleston shot 302 to move to the top of the leaderboard after the second round of the MEC Men’s Golf Championship on Tuesday afternoon at The Resort at Glade Springs.

Eoin Cunniffe led UC on day two with a 73 and is at even after two rounds with 144. Ritwik Jain carded a 74 on the second day, and Robin Haesslich (77) and Mitch Hoffman (78) also posted scores for UC. Charleston’s two-day total sits at 608.

Fairmont State also shot 302 on day two to move into a tie for second place at with first round leader Concord at 614. West Liberty is just two strokes back in fourth after posting 307 on Tuesday. UVa-Wise (630) and Shepherd (634) also advanced to the final round by rounding out the top six.

Individually, Cunniffe shares the lead with West Liberty’s Sean Trapp who shot matching 72s in the first two rounds. Concord’s Jared Porter is in third (148), and Fairmont State’s Chase Voithofer shot 73 on Tuesday to move into fourth at 150. West Liberty’s Alex Easthom and Fairmont State’s Ben Knight are tied for fifth with 151.

Also advancing individually for the final round is Colby Cunningham of Glenville State, Luc Toupin of Urbana and Gian Franco Morassutti.

The final round concludes today.


Women’s Golf: Charleston Takes The Lead On Day Two

 

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Charleston’s Elizabeth Karsten


The University of Charleston fired the low round of the tournament to take an 11-shot lead after two rounds at the MEC Women’s Golf Championship at The Resort at Glade Springs.

UC got a pair of 77s from Elizabeth Karsten and Sarah Feizal to shoot 324 on Tuesday. Alyssa Wrozier added an 83, and McKenzie Dietz shot 87.

The Golden Eagles, looking for their second MEC women’s golf title, trailed by 11 after the first day, but now holds an 11-shot lead over Notre Dame, 665-676. Wheeling Jesuit (724), West Virginia Wesleyan (751), Concord (753) and Fairmont State (768) round out the top six and advance to the final round of competition at the Cobb Course.

Notre Dame’s Macie Hysell, who matched a tournament record 72 on the first day of play, remained in the lead despite shooting 86 on Tuesday. Her two-day total of 158 is three shots better than Karsten (161) and five better than Feizel (163). Katie Pritchett of UVa-Wise is fourth (166) and Wrozier and Notre Dame’s Armani Shepherd are tied for fifth at 167.

The final round of the championship begins this morning at the Cobb Course.

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