The Belmont Abbey men's golf team shaved two strokes off of yesterday's 296 to finish tied for 11th out of 19 teams at the Myrtle Beach Intercollegiate on the Dan Maples Course at the Sea Trail Resort in Sunset Beach, North Carolina.
Senior James Jaworski, playing in the fifth position, led the Crusaders with a tied for 27th place finish with rounds of 72 and 74. It the highest finish of Jaworski's career.
Freshman Nick Stafford opened with a 71 and closed with a 77 to finish tied for 36th. Junior Cameron Buist made the biggest move, opening with an 81 and rallying with a final round 69 to finish tied for 48th.
The Belmont Abbey "B" team finished 15th as it rallied with a 303 after opening with a 312. Paul Lenartowich (73-76) finished tied for 44th, Joe Lakey (74-77) ended up tied for 54th, Justin Curis (78-80) was tied for 79th, Todd Goebel (87-75) was tied for 84th and Cameron Mitro (88-75) was tied for 86th.
The "C" team finished 19th with scores of 333-354. Ryan Dewan (81-85) and Aaron Shepard (84-82) were both tied for 89th. Nick Romeo (82-95) finished alone in 95th, Michael Renfrow (91-92) finished alone in 96th and Robert Ryan did not post a second round score as his first round 86 was good for sole possession of 98th.