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Wilmington Golf in Fourth Overall After Two Rounds at the CACC Championships

Photo of Tyler Cleaves on Day 1 of the 2023 CACC Golf Championship. Photo taken by CACC.
Photo of Tyler Cleaves on Day 1 of the 2023 CACC Golf Championship. Photo taken by CACC.

WATERTOWN, Conn. - - After two rounds of the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship, the Wilmington University golf team is in fourth place with rounds of 304-297 for a 601 (+33) at the Watertown Golf Club on Monday.

Post leads the Championship by one stroke over Goldey-Beacom, as the Eagles have a two-round score of 569 (+1) while the Lightning have a two-round score of 570 (+2). Dominican is in third place after two rounds with a score of 583 (+15).

Tyler Cleaves is leading the Wildcats by sitting in sixth place after two rounds. He's shot rounds of 70-73 for a 143 (+1) and is just four shots off the top of the leaderboard. Cleaves had five birdies in the first round, getting as low as three-under par before finishing with a 70 (-1). His second round was highlighted by a birdie on the par-five 16th and then an eagle on the par-four 17th.

Pablo Quintero rebounded in the second round to jump up to 18th overall, shooting rounds of 79-73 for a 152 (+10). Quintero bounced back with three birdies in the second round.

Sacha Brown and Jan Lekes are tied for 20th overall with a two-round score of 154 (+12). Brown shot equal rounds of 77-77 for his 154 while Lekes improved in round two, shooting scores of 80-74 for his 154. Brown's 77 was the second best score for the Wildcats in the first round, finishing the day with two birdies. The 74 by Lekes was the Wildcats' third best score in the second round, shooting two birdies in the round.

Matthew Pulgini is in a tie for 23rd overall, shooting rounds of 78-77 for a 155 (+13). He collected two birdies in the first round and carded 13 pars in the second round.

Goldey-Beacom's Hunter McGee leads the tournament with a 139 (-3), shooting rounds of 68-71. A pair of Post Eagles are tied for second with a two-round score of 140 (-2).

The Wildcats begin the third and final round of the CACC Championship on Tuesday with Matthew Pulgini teeing off at 9:15 a.m.