Dolphins Falter in Furman First Round

Dolphins Falter in Furman First Round

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Jacksonville University's men's golf team fought through a rough start Friday to finish the first round of the Furman Intercollegiate just a few strokes out of the Top 5.

Ryan Jahn paced the Dolphins with a 72, tying for 24th place. Franck Medale and David Wicks are each two strokes behind Jahn at 74, tied for 44th. Sam Uhland is tied for 57th after carding a 75, and Raul Pereda is tied for 105th after scoring an 82.

Only 17 strokes separate the nineteen teams competing in the Furman Intercollegiate. Harvard is first with 284, Georgia State is second at 285, Furman is third at 288, and Francis Marion and USC Upstate are tied for fourth at 289. Jacksonville is 13th at 295.

Pereda will tee off first for Jacksonville at 12 p.m., followed by Uhland at 12:10 p.m., Wicks at 12:20 p.m., Medale at 12:30 p.m., and Jahn at 12:40 p.m.

Tomorrow's weather forecast calls for a high of 67, mostly cloudy skies, and a 20 percent chance of rain.

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