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Centre men continue play at Jekyll Island
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. - The Jekyll Island Men's Collegiate went past the halfway point on Saturday with the second of three days of competition. Through 36 holes, the Centre men's golf team sits in 26th place.
The Colonels improved from their Friday score of 309, shooting a combined team score of 305 on Saturday. Centre currently sits a shot back of Skidmore and three shots back of Christopher Newport. Centre is also currently one shot ahead of Piedmont.
Individually, the low man of the day for Centre was junior Zach Mattingly (Louisville, Ky.), who fired a round of 73 for the day, aided by going even par on the front nine, including consecutive birdies on the 15th and 16th holes.
Junior Hans Stromberg (Lexington, Ky.) and senior Hall Rupert (Powells Point, N.C.) each posted scores of 77 for the Colonels on Sunday. Both players played strong back nines, with Stromberg recording birdies on three of his final five holes, while Rupert went two under par for the back nine, including birdies on two of his last three holes for the day.
Senior Andrew McKinney (Danville, Ky.) and junior Jake Mattingly (Louisville, Ky.) rounded out Centre's Saturday numbers with respective scores of 78 and 79. Mattingly, who had a career low round of 69 on Friday, is still the low scorer for the Colonels for the tournament.
The Jekyll Island Men's Collegiate will wrap up with the final 18 holes on Sunday.