Men's golf sits fifth through Day 1 of CAC Championship

Men's golf sits fifth through Day 1 of CAC Championship

CAPE CHARLES, Va.— The Marymount (Va.) University men's golf squad teed off in day one of the three-day Capital Athletic Conference Championship on Friday afternoon. The event is being held on the 6,374-yard Par 72 course at the Bay Creek Resort. Through the first 18 holes, the blue and white currently sit in fifth out of seven teams, after collectively shooting 323 (+35).

In a field of 35 golfers, junior Erik Timlin is currently tied for seventh to pace the Saints, after carding a score of 76 (+4). Timlin picked up two birdies at the second and 17th holes.

Senior Kyle Weitendorf finished just two-strokes behind Timlin after shooting 78 (+6) to earn a ninth-place finish, and earned a birdie on the fifth hole. Freshman John David Coffin picked up a birdie on the 16th hole, and finished with a score of 82 (+10) and currently sits in 20th.

Senior Gannon White and freshman Kevin Wagner rounded out the blue and white with scores of 87 (+15) and 89 (+17), respectively. 

The three-time reigning champions, Christopher Newport University, currently paces the field after collectively shooting 292 (+5). Christopher Newport's David Rabil and Harry Nodwell are tied for first with University of Mary Washington's Phillip Manceri after carding scores of 72 (E), through the first 18 holes of actions. 

The blue and white will return to action on Saturday, April 14 for day two of the CAC Championships. The first-place squad will earn an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament.