MONDAY, NOVEMBER 07, 2011
Men’s golf makes a move in the second round of the Amelia National Intercollegiate
After missing the first round due to illness, JU freshman Nick Torrance led the Dolphins comeback in the afternoon at the Amelia National Intercollegiate.
After not being able to tee it up in the first round suffering from food poisoning, Torrance carded a two-under par 70 in the afternoon session – leading JU to a four-over par 292 in the afternoon, placing the Dolphins in 10th after 36 holes.
Playing the morning round with just four players, the Dolphins shot a 21-over par, 309, to sit in 14th place.
“I like how we bounced back in the afternoon, especially for Nick,” Blackburn said. “He didn’t feel well at all today, but after the round, he felt a lot better after putting together a really good score on a tough golf course.”
10th ranked North Florida leads the 15-team event at 19-under par, holding a 13-shot lead over Texas A&M. Sean Dale leads the individual competition at seven-under par after rounds of 70 and 67.
Jamey Salmon and Bobby Fredeking matched scorecards on the first day, each carding a 75 in the morning and a 73 in the afternoon to tie for 30th at four-over par, 148.
Brett McKinnon and Trey Douglas meanwhile flipped rounds – McKinnon opening with an 83 and following with a 76 while Douglas posted the same scores in the opposite rounds as they tied for 71st at 15-over par, 159.
The Dolphins will look to continue their rally up the leaderboard in the final round on Tuesday morning.