Vols In 3rd Place At Kingsmill Intercollegiate
March 19, 2017

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Rhys Nevin is tied for third place after carding a 1-under 69 and the Tennessee men's golf team is in third place at 6-over following Sunday's first round of the Kingsmill Intercollegiate at Kingsmill Resort.

Team Scores (Top Five)

  • 1. Louisville: 280 (E)
  • 2. Penn State: 283 (+3)
  • 3. Tennessee: 286 (+6)
  • 4. Sam Houston State 290 (+10)
  • 5. Marshall: 294 (+14)

Top Individual Scores

  • T1. Nicolas Platret (Louisville): 68 (-2)
  • T1. Keegan de Lange (Louisville): 68 (-2)
  • T3. Rhys Nevin (Tennessee): 69 (-1)
  • T3. Andrew Ertel (Sam Houston State): 69 (-1)
  • T3. Ryan Dornes (Penn State): 69 (-1)

Tennessee Team Scores

After inclement weather resulted in a delayed start to the first round, the Vols combined to shoot 6-over 286. Tennessee is just six strokes back of Louisville, which stands in first place at even-par 280. Penn State is in second place at 3-over 283.

UT has two players in the top 10. Nevin is one stroke back of Louisville's Nicolas Platret and Keegan de Lange, who each shot 2-under 68. Nevin made birdies on the fourth, seventh and 15th holes.

Redshirt freshman Nolan Ray, is tied for sixth after shooting even-par 70. He posted birdies on the seventh, ninth and 15th holes.

Freshman Jake Meenhorst is tied for 12th at 2-over 72. He is tied for second in the 120-player field with 14 pars. Junior Lorenzo Scalise and freshman Brayden Garrison, who is competing as an individual, are tied for 36th at 5-over 75. Freshman Hunter Wolcott is tied for 83rd at 9-over 79.

Monday's second round will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET.





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