Wolcott Leads Rebels On Day Two of Schenkel Invite

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Sophomore Forrest Gamble
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Sophomore Forrest Gamble
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March 15, 2014

STATESBORO, Ga.Freshman Ben Wolcott shot a 1-under par 71 to lead the Ole Miss men's golf team on day two of the Chris Schenkel Invitational hosted by Georgia Southern University Saturday.

Wolcott, who started the day tied for 48th place, finished the day in a tie  for 33rd with a two-round total of 146. Junior Blake Morris and sophomore Forrest Gamble are tied for 28th place overall, each posting a two-round score of 145.

"We did not take advantage of easy scoring conditions," head coach Ernest Ross said. "We shot 5-over, but half of the field shot under par. We made way too many `shot-making' mistakes. We can and must do better."

As a team, the Rebels shot a 5-over 293, bringing the team's two-day total to 583. Host team Georgia Southern is currently in first place with a score of 14-under 562.

Senior Tom Brown carded a 4-over 76 on day two and is tied for 58th place. Junior Joe Lewis is tied for 77th place after firing a 1-over 73 in the second round.

The third and final round of the Chris Schenkel Invitational tees off tomorrow morning at 8:30 a.m.

Fans can follow live scoring by going to OleMissSports.com and clicking on the link in the calendar. Follow the Rebels all season on Twitter at @OleMissMGolf and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/OleMissMGolf.

Ole Miss individuals:
T28. Blake Morris 72-73--145
T28. Forrest Gamble 69-76--145
T33. Ben Wolcott 75-71--146
T58. Tom Brown 74-76--150
T77. Joe Lewis 81-73--154

Teams:
1. Georgia Southern 286-276--562
2. No. 14 UAB 285-281--566
3. College of Charleston 290-277--567
4. No. 47 North Florida 291-278--569
T5. No. 15 Texas 290-283--573
T5. No. 6 UCF 294-279--573
7. Georgia State 301-273--574
8. No. 10 Virginia 290-285--575
9. Ole Miss 290-293--583
10. North Carolina State 292-293--585
11. No. 28 Kentucky 294-292--586
12. Florida 297-293--590
13. Duke 297-294--591
14. Maryland 299-393--602
15. North Texas 309-296--605

 

 

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