HARRISBURG, PA – The York College golf squad sits tied for second of seven teams after the first round of the 2014 Capital Athletic Conference championship tournament hosted by Penn State Harrisburg at Dauphin Highlands Golf Club.
CAC newcomer Christopher Newport leads after the first round as they fired a team total of 299. The Spartans are tied with the host Lions at 308 as they trail the Captains by nine strokes. Marymount is fourth, ten strokes back of York and Harrisburg while William Paterson is sitting in fifth at 327.
Senior Kevin Long (Webster, N.Y./Webster-Thomas) led the Spartans with a two-over-par 74 as he is tied for third in the 34-player field. Long carded an even par 36 on the front as he started his round with a bogey followed by a birdie. He bogeyed four and followed that with a birdie before paring the last four holes on the front. He bogeyed the par four 11th hole and the par five 16th hole to shoot a 38 on the back.
Senior Matt Storck (Smyrna, Del./Smyrna) had a strong round as he fired a five-over-par 77 as he is tied for seventh overall. Storck shot a one-over 37 on the front and a four-over 40 on the backside. Sophomore Ryan Wolbach (Gilbertsville, Pa./Boyertown) finished one stroke back of Storck as he is tied for ninth in the tournament. Wolbach birdied the par three fourth hole but bogeyed five and doubled nine to shoot a front nine 38. Wolbach carded a four-over 40 on the back nine for York.
Freshman Anthony Wagner (Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y./Cold Spring Harbor) was the fourth Spartan scorer as he fired a 79. Wagner played his first four holes in two over but picked up a birdie on the par five fourth to get back to one over. He bogeyed the eighth hold but birdied the ninth as he made the turn in one over. Wagner had a pair of big scores on the back as he tripled 12 and doubled 18 to finish with a 42 for his 79.
Junior David Boslough (Dalton, Pa./Lackawanna Trail), who entered the tournament as the Spartans' hottest player, shot 80 as York's fifth player. He went 39 on the front and 41 on the back as he is tied for 18th in the tournament.
William Paterson's Frank Herudek and Christopher Newport's Jonathan Howard lead the tournament as the duo each shot a one-under-par 71.
The second round of the tournament begins on Saturday afternoon at 12:00 pm.