The Wilmington University golf team sits in 15th place after two rounds at the Otter Invitational hosted by Cal State Monterey Bay at Bayonet/Black Horse Golf Course with sophomore Freddy Braun leading the team in a tie for 30th overall.
The Wildcats shot a 324 in the first round and bounced back with a 309 in the afternoon, finishing the first day of the tournament with a 633, 57-over par score. The team is five stroke behind CSU-Stanislaus and three strokes ahead of Valdosta State.
Braun's nine-over 153 leads the team and as he is tied for 30th overall while Andreas Lunding's 78-76, 154 puts him at 10-over par and in a tie for 36th overall.
Sam Clark shot an 85-77 for a two-round score of 162, 18-over par to sit in a tie for 73rd overall. Jordan Lamb rounded out the Wildcat scoring on Monday with an 83-81 for a two-round score of 164, 20-over par to sit in a tie for 83rd overall. Senior Alexander Lautenschlaeger was the fifth and final team participant for the Wildcats, shooting an 85-82 for a 167, 23-over par score after two rounds.
Playing as an individual, Alex Healy is in a tie for 56th overall after shooting a 79-78 for a 157. He is in the clubhouse at 13-over par after the first day. Senior Matt DiEleuterio also played as an individual and shot an 83-81 for a two-round score of 164 to sit in a tie for 83rd overall.
Nova Southeastern leads the tournament after the first day with a two round score of 584, leading the pack by four strokes at eight-over par. The Sharks Richard Mansell and host CSU-Monterey Bay's Robby Salomon sit atop the leaderboard at two-under par, each shooting a 142 in the first two rounds.
The Otter Invitational concludes on Tuesday with a shotgun start at Bayonet/Black Horse Golf Course starting at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time.