Golf Teams Move Up in CC Standings

Sunday, April 27, 2014
 

Christopher Lucarelli The Muhlenberg men’s golf team rallied to tie for fourth at the Centennial Conference Championships, held at the DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Del. It was the best finish for the Mules in three years.

Muhlenberg made up eight strokes in the final round to tie Dickinson for fourth. Closer to sixth (five strokes ahead) than to fourth after the second round, the Mules easily finished ahead of sixth-place Gettysburg by 13 strokes.

Muhlenberg was the only school in the field to lower its score from the previous day in both the second and third rounds. Its 54-hole total of 946 was its lowest since 2011.

Christina Bryde Senior Christopher Lucarelli (right) shot in the 70s in all three rounds to tie for 10th with a 230, four strokes better than last year, when he tied for ninth. His 4-over-par 75 in the second round tied for the sixth-best on Saturday.

Sophomore Jonathan Graulich and freshman John Froberg, each completing the three-day tournament for the first time, finished in the top 20 with matching scores of 238.

All five Mule golfers shot at least one round in the 70s, with with senior Chris DiMaio firing a 79 in the final round of his career and freshman David Barkley carding a 78 in the middle round.
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The women’s, competing at Blue Ridge Country Club in Harrisburg, Pa., came in sixth, a one-place improvement from last season. The Mules trailed fifth-place Susquehanna by nine strokes after the first round and lowered their score by 11 strokes in the second round, finishing three strokes behind the Crusaders.

Muhlenberg’s two-day total of 849 was its lowest since 2008.

Junior Christina Bryde (left) finished just outside the top 10, placing a career-best 11th with a 36-hole total of 187.

Junior Laura Glogovsky shot a 213, taking 31 strokes off her CC score from last year. At 221, senior Kristin Lang was 13 strokes better than her last CC appearance in 2012.

Sophomore Kerrilynn Lanza and junior Katie Seeman both shot 12 strokes better in the second round than in the first.
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