Sailfish Golf Falls to Third Place Finish at Eagle Invitational
March 21, 2017
Written By: Kennie Silvestri, Sports Information Assistant.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Palm Beach Atlantic University finished third at the Eagle Invitational Tuesday, as they shot a final round of 310 and fell behind Embry-Riddle, who's 300 on Tuesday was good enough to propel them into second place. The Sailfish will have a couple weeks to prepare for the Barry Buccaneer Invitational which is on April 3 and 4 in Miami, Fla.
Day 2: The Sailfish were led by Daniel Langley on the day, who shot a final-round 75 to climb to fourth on the overall leaderboard. David Jizdny also shot 75 Tuesday, and finished in a tie for eighth out of the field. Trent Harris, who led the 'Fish through the first two rounds, shot 81 on the day to fall to a tie for eighth with Jizdny.
Aaron Wilson and Ben Murray both shot 80 on Tuesday, and Ben Clarke, who was competing as an individual, shot an impressive final round of 75 to climb to 18th on the leaderboard. The Sailfish final tournament score of 922 was two strokes better than Tennessee Wesleyan who finished fourth in the tournament.
Day 1: Palm Beach Atlantic men’s golf sits in second place after the first two rounds of the Embry-Riddle University Eagle Invitational Monday. The Sailfish shot rounds of 305 and 307 on the day, and are just two strokes back of the University of Indianapolis who is leading the tournament with just 18 holes remaining. The host of the tournament, Embry-Riddle, is two shots behind the Sailfish as they shot 614 on Monday.
Trent Harris led the way for the ‘Fish on Monday, as he shot his first collegiate sub-par round with a 71 in the first 18 holes and followed it up with a 78 in the second round. Harris is fourth on the leaderboard overall after the first day. Daniel Langley also had a solid first day of play, as he shot rounds of 76 and 75 and sits sixth on the individual leaderboard.
Harris and Langley were followed by David Jizdny, who shot 77 and 78 on Monday, and is in 12th on the leaderboard overall. Aaron Wilson shot a first-round 84 Monday, but followed it with a 76 in the afternoon session, the second-best Sailfish round in round two. Ben Murray shot 80 and 81 on Monday and the Sailfish scores were rounded out by Ben Clarke, who shot 80 and 82 competing as an individual in the tournament.
The Sailfish will try to catch Indianapolis Tuesday morning in the final round of the 54-hole tournament. Scores will be posted upon completion of the tournament.