Men’s Golf in 6th After Day 1 of NEAC’s

Sophomore Ben chreiber and the Keuka College men's golf team sit in sixth place after day one of the two-day NEAC championships (photo courtesy of Taylor Smith, Keuka College Sports Information Department).
Sophomore Ben chreiber and the Keuka College men's golf team sit in sixth place after day one of the two-day NEAC championships (photo courtesy of Taylor Smith, Keuka College Sports Information Department).

The Keuka College men's golf team sits in sixth place after the first day at the annual two-day, North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) championships, which are being held at the Lakeside Country Club in nearby Penn Yan, N.Y.

The Storm carded a team score of 379 while defending champion Rutgers-Camden Scarlet Raptors carded a score of 324 to place first amongst the seven-team field heading into tomorrow's final round on the par-72, 6,549-yard course.

Rutgers-Camden holds a two-stroke lead over Penn State-Abington (326), followed by SUNY Cobleskill (329), Penn State-Berks (334), Morrisville State (349), Keuka College and Cazenovia College (407).

Abington sophomore Mike Lam leads the field of 34 golfers with a three-over par score of 75, followed by SUNY Cobleskill senior Travis Deuel and Berks sophomore Tyler Massar, who each recorded rounds of 79.

Sophomore Ben Schreiber (Hilton, NY/Hilton) fired the low-round of the day for the Storm, tying for 24th place with a score of 91.

Senior Zach Terpolilli (Penn Yan, NY/Penn Yan) carded a round of 92, followed by freshman Harrison Sardella (Liverpool, NY/Liverpool), who sits in a tie for 27th place.

Senior Nate Schreiber (Hilton, NY/Hilton) is in 31st place while classmate Sam Massaro (Dexter, NY/General Brown) is in 32nd place.

The action will resume Saturday at 10 a.m.  The team with the best overall two-day score will be crowned the NEAC Champion and earn an automatic bid to the NCAA Division III Championships.