Davis tied for 49th in NCAA Division III finals

Thursday, May 12, 2016

ROCHESTER, N.Y. --The 10th-ranked Rhodes College men's golf team remains in 11th place after shooting a 310 (+22) for a three-round score of 922 (+62) on Thursday morning at the Division III NCAA Golf Championship at Midvale Country Club.

Sophomore Alec Davis of Greencastle shot an 80 (+8) on Thursday, fourth best on the team.

Alec Davis of Greencastle stands tied for 49th in the NCAA Division III national golf championships.

Davis had shot a team-best 74 (+3) on the second day of the tourney, and on Tuesday he shot a 77 (+5) to place 52nd after the first round.

Davis stands tied for 49th individually with a 231 (+16). His 35 pars and +1 scoring on par 3s is good for third among the entire leaderboard.

No. 2-ranked Claremont-Mudd-Scripps continues to lead the event with a three-round score of +15 while Otterbein moved up four spaces to move into second place with a score of +35.

Top-ranked Methodist is third at +36 while No. 7 Huntingdon and No. 8 Wittenberg are in a tie for fourth at +37 each.

Rhodes has 151 pars throughout three rounds, good for fourth in the field, to go with 21 birdies. The Lynx are +22 in par 3 scoring, +56 in par 4 scoring, and +10 in par 5 scoring .

Sophomore Chris Harris put together his best round of the tournament on Thursday, shooting a 73 (+1) on the day which included three birdies for a three-round score of 232 (+17).

Junior Luke Malanchuk had a solid day as well, shooting a 77 (+5) to move his three-round total to 235 (+20). Junior Joey Mayo and sophomore Carter Connelly all shot an 80 (+8) on the day.

Mayo leads all Lynx with a three-round score of 228 (+13) while Connelly has a three-round score of 237 (+22).

The Lynx will move into the final round of play this morning at Mendon Golf Club.

They will be paired with Illinois Wesleyan and Franklin & Marshall and will tee off at 8:50 a.m. (EST).

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