VEVERKA LEADS UMES ON FIRST DAY OF WHITING-TURNER INVITATIONAL
April 1, 2013
GRASONVILLE, Md. – Junior Michael Veverka (Brunswick, Md.) shot a four-over-par score of 76 on Sunday afternoon to lead the University of Maryland Eastern Shore golf team to a 24th place finish after day one of the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational. Veverka was one of 14 golfers at the event to place 21st and was the only UMES golfer to finish in the top-25.
The Hawks were the highest scoring team of any school at the event. UMES finished with a 47-over-par score of 335. The team was just one stroke off of the next place and ten strokes off of a top-20 appearance.
Veverka’s finish was followed by junior Paul Cecil (Severn, Md.), who ended up in 86th with a 82 (+10). Freshman Jon Seward (Ft. Washington, Md.) shot an 85 to place 106th, while junior Christopher Toney (La Plata, Md.) rounded out the scoring for the Hawks with a 92. Sophomore Michael Ferguson (Vorhees, N.J.) also golfed for UMES and placed 123rd with a score of 21-over-par.
William & Mary was the top scoring team after the first day with a first-place score of 291 (+3). Rutgers was second with 300, while Loyola (Md.) sat in third with 302. Jeremy Wells from William & Mary stands as the top golfer with a four-under score of 68 and three others tied for second with a 72 (even).
The Hawks will resume play today, April 1, for day two action at the Whiting-Turner Towson Invitational. Today’s action will be the second of three days for the Hawks in the event.
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